Buckeye Health Plan offering vouchers for Kent Haymaker Farmers’ Market

The Haymaker Farmers' Market takes place on Saturdays on Franklin Avenue in Kent.

Buckeye Health Plan members can get vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Haymaker Farmers’ Market in Kent. All members will get a $10 voucher and children of members will receive a free Buckeye Buck to purchase a healthy snack. Market-goers can use two Produce Perks programs for … Read more

Kent cases of Indian variant rise sharply but public health chief optimistic about June 21 lockdown lifting

Cases of the ‘Indian variant’ in Kent have almost quadrupled in a week – but the county’s public health chief says she sees “nothing to stop” the final lifting of lockdown on June 21. Allison Duggal admits the emergence of the variant locally is a “concern”, but says its presence is largely concentrated in one … Read more