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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The table of free masks located on the first floor of Satterfield Hall, the English building.

Free masks available to those in Kent

Madeleine Majikas Reporter February 21, 2022

Residents of Kent are able to protect themselves and slow the spread of COVID-19 with free masks around the city.Government initiatives have given residents access to free N95 and KN95 masks in pharmacies...

Flu season is upon us and COVID-19 is still surging. The viruses have similar symptoms, but there are a few different ones.

Fighting the flu season with COVID-19 lurking

Haley Kisling Reporter November 23, 2021

Campus life brings people together, and all the togetherness can create many opportunities for respiratory illnesses, such as the flu, to spread. Some people are concerned as the flu season arrives with...

ally training

Olivia Sharp October 21, 2021

Freshman Claire Sierota and Ryleigh Piper look over a handout before Ally Training as a part of the university’s sex week. The event was held in the Twin Towers' Studio A, on October, 20th, 2021.

Kent State is encouraging anyone who is eligible to be vaccinated to do so.

KSU fall 2021 COVID-19 preparations

Alexandra Golden Reporter May 14, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to Kent State and many of the safety precautions will continue into the fall. KSU and the city of Kent will be working together to ensure safety for residents...

KSUs DeWeese Health Center.

KSU to resume vaccines after 2-week pause

Ethan Cohen April 28, 2021

Kent State announced that it’s resuming COVID-19 vaccinations at the DeWeese Health Center April 30. Both the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccine will be offered to all university students, faculty...

A description of Phase 2D of vaccine distribution.

COVID-19 vaccination waitlists keep doses from going to waste

Ethan Cohen Reporter March 26, 2021

“Right now it’s so difficult to know when you’re going to get scheduled or if your first appointment might be in Medina or be an hour, an hour and a half away,” said Joan Seidel, Kent city health...

COVID-19 vaccines will be available at the Kent State Field House every Tuesday this spring.

Kent State Field House functioning as mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Alexandra Golden Reporter March 17, 2021

Starting March 23, the Kent State Field House will function as a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Tuesday this spring. This clinic is for anyone who lives in Portage County...

The different phases Ohio is going through to supply the vaccine.

Kent State uses vaccine committee to create vaccine distribution plan

Alexandra Golden Reporter February 13, 2021

The Vaccine Committee formed at Kent State to help with the university’s strategy for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Kent State is working with the Kent City Health Department and the Portage County...

Student six feel apart in the KSU Ice arena that doubles as a COVID-19 testing site.

Start of spring semester COVID-19 testing runs smoothly

Alexandra Golden and Ethan Cohen Reporters February 5, 2021

Kent State University has started mandatory weekly testing for all on-campus students for the spring semester. The testing, run by CVS, is available every Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m....

Lines of students extended near Risman Dr. on Kent State’s campus. Photo by Mason Lawlor.

Kent State holds open COVID-19 testing Sunday before uncertain Thanksgiving holiday

Mason Lawlor Reporter November 16, 2020

Kent State University hosted free, on-site COVID-19 testing on Sunday in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Both students and local residents waited hours to get tested, with lines stretching from the university’s...

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images November 4, 2020

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 03, 2020: Workers process polling place equipment and materials at the Clark County Election Department after polls closed on November 3, 2020 in North Las Vegas, Nevada....

5 things to know for November 3: Election, Covid-19, Eta, Kabul, Vienna

AJ Willingham, CNN November 3, 2020

(CNN) -- It's Election Day in America, a day marked by uncertainty, political rancor and the unshakeable feeling that we are living through one of the most politically consequential moments in our country's...

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