Greater Akron Chamber Now Accepting COVID-19 Small Business Grant Applications

Apr 07, 2020
On March 30, 2020, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro in conjunction with the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce; The City of Akron; and, JumpStart in collaboration and partnership with the KeyBank Boost and Build Program, announced the...

ODJFS Expands Unemployment Call Center

Apr 07, 2020
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has expanded its unemployment call center hours to better meet the increased need for services. Individuals needing to reset their PIN or submit an application may call 1-877-OHIO-JOB...

Need Help with Food?

Apr 06, 2020
On March 30, 2020, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council passed legislation to provide additional funding to the Battered Women’s Shelter and the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank. Both organizations have seen a...

Take Out Sanity

Mar 31, 2020
Click here for some helpful information on proper food safety for carry out food. 

Clarification for Summit County Businesses regarding State COVID Order

Mar 24, 2020
Hello Summit County Businesses, On March 22, 2020 the Director of the Ohio Department of Health issued a Director’s Order requiring all Ohioans to stay at home unless they are doing certain activities. All Ohioans should stay in their...

Now offering curbside pickups for birth and death certificates

Mar 20, 2020
EFFECTIVE MARCH 23, 2020 In an effort to keep you and your family safe, Summit County Public Health will begin offering curbside pickup of birth and death certificates at our Akron location. Orders need to be placed in advanced by calling...