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Kent State University’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health will collaborate with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency to stage a disaster simulation exercise at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Kent State University’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health are collaborating with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to stage a disaster simulation exercise. The “Point-of-Dispensing Exercise,” which involves a mock Anthrax release, triage and treatment site, will take place...

Kent State University’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health will collaborate with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency to stage a disaster simulation exercise at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Local health departments in Portage County are expanding their collaborations, enabling increased service and decreased cost, through efforts made under two grants administered by the college’s Center for Public Policy and Health (CPPH).     One of the most significant results has been for the Kent and Portage County health departments,...

Portage Milestones are being reached in the college’s projects to assist three health departments in Portage County consider new models of working together.  Ravenna and Kent, along with the Portage County Health Department, are examining cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangements to enable greater protection and promotion of public health.  This...

Portage By Hannah Baughman Colonel Writer In his 35th and final year of teaching, physics teacher Jon Secaur was honored with the title of Portage County Teacher of the Year. Every year, the Coleman Foundation picks a teacher in the county who has been nominated by his or her peers to win the award. This year, the science department chose to nominate...