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...

Challenge Accepted!

Mar 18, 2020
Challenge Accepted!  Social media sites have been used to propose challenges in which young and old alike have participated. Things like the “ice bucket” challenge have been done to raise awareness and funds for ALS research. Things like...

Donation of Unused Personal Protective Equipment

Mar 17, 2020
March 17, 2020 Media Contact Phone Number: (330) 812-3700   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Akron, Ohio – Those who would like to donate unused Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for reallocation in Summit County, please call (330) 926-5795...

Salvation Army Deploys for Serving during COVID-19 Crisis

Mar 17, 2020
Open and Optimized for Safe Service Akron, OH, March 16, 2020 –– The Salvation Army in Summit County will be serving daily hot meals and food pantry groceries Monday through Friday at its 190 S. Maple Street Akron and 560 Wooster Road West...

Akron Community Foundation Creates Community Response Fund with $100,000 to address COVID-19 outbreak

Mar 17, 2020
Also donates $25,000 to Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund   AKRON, Ohio (March 16, 2020) – With an initial $100,000, Akron Community Foundation has established the Community Response Fund to help address emergency needs...