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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Summit County Public Health to Discuss Updated COVID-19 Guidance

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On Monday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m., Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and County Executive Ilene Shapiro’s Office will host a virtual COVID-19 discussion to share information regarding COVID-19 guidance. The event will be live streamed on Executive Shapiro’s...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 28, 2021

SCPH Pop Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Begin May 3

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Beginning May 3, Summit County Public Health will be offering pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics throughout the county over the next two weeks. See the schedule and locations below, or visit https://www.scph.org/covid/vaccine for more informatio...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2021

County Executive and Council Approve $16 Million for Rent and Utility Assistance

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO — On Monday, March 1, 2021, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council authorized more than $16 million in U.S. Department of Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program aid for Summit County Cares, a rent and u...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Reminders for a Safe Spring Break and Easter

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[Akron, OH] – Summit County residents are encouraged to exercise caution when deciding to participate in Easter Holiday traditions, celebrations and gatherings that put them in close contact with people outside their households. Summit County Public Healt...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Summit County’s COVID-19 Mass Vaccine Site to Open on April 3

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO — On Saturday, April 3, Summit County Public Health will open the state-sponsored COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the Summit County Fairgrounds in Tallmadge. The site is currently scheduled to be operational for two months. ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

In-Person Council Meetings Resume April 6

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HUDSON, OH (March 19, 2020) – The City of Hudson will resume in-person Council Meetings and Workshops beginning April 6, 2021.  

Facial masks are required for all in-person meetings and workshops. Seating is limited due to social distancing, and r...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Refrain from Gathering in Large Groups to Watch the Super Bowl

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[Akron, OH] – Summit County will remain Level 3/Red for the Public Health Advisory System this week.  As a result Summit County Public Health would like to remind Summit County residents to exercise caution when deciding to participate ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Summit County to Receive Portion of State-Allocated COVID-19 Vaccine for Phase 1B Distribution

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Today, in accordance with Governor DeWine’s request, Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and Summit County Emergency Management Agency held a press conference to announce the start of the COVID-19 Phase 1B vaccine program, which begins next week ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2021

SCPH to Hold Press Conference Jan. 13 About Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plans

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From Summit County Public Health:

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 2 p.m., Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and Summit County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will host a virtual press conference in accordance with a request from Governor DeWine to inf...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Stay Safe During the Holidays

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From Governor DeWine: Adhering to these simple steps over the holidays can help prevent a post-holiday surge of COVID-19 after Christmas and New Year's. It's up to all of us to stop the spread. Need some ideas to celebrate the holidays safely? Check the O...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: November 19, 2020

County Executive and Health Commissioner Issue Stay At Home Advisory

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OHIO - On Thursday, November 19, 2020, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Summit County Health Commissioner Donna Skoda issued a Stay At Home Health Advisory in response to a rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.

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