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The City of Kent Health Department currently holds all birth and death records for Portage County from 1909 to present. We also have state wide access to all birth events in the State of Ohio and you obtain a birth certificate from Kent regardless of where in Ohio you were born. Please call us at (330) 678-8109 if you have any questions or visit our website.
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View the mosquito spray schedule, Mosquito Spray Quadrant Map, and additional information at our Health Department page.
Per Ohio Law, animal bite incidents should be reported within 24 hours to a health commissioner of the local health jurisdiction for investigation to assist in protecting the public from possible rabies exposures. All reported animal bites occurring in the City of Kent, Ohio are investigated by the Kent City Health Department. Complete and submit our Animal Bite Report Form (PDF).
Refer to the Health Department on our website for information about adult immunizations, TB testing, and travel immunizations.