Rootstown

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OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, September 22:

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MOLLY HEIDEMAN / KSU STUDENT MEDIA

Tensions were high as Rootstown community members gathered Monday night at the board of education meeting to voice their concerns about the handling of accusations that a football player used racial slurs against another player.

Andrew Hawkins, superintendent of Rootstown Local Schools, met with Portage County NAACP and hopes these further conversations will help better the community and students.

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I-X CENTER CLEVELAND

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, September 17:

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ANDY CHOW / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Here are the the morning headlines for Tuesday, July 21:

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KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

The Ohio Department of Health plans to open two COVID-19 popup testing sites Tuesday in Northeast Ohio. A site in Alliance will offer tests today only. Another site at NEOMED in Rootstown will be open through Saturday, July 25.

Tests are being offered for free to anyone. No appointments or referrals are needed, but quantities may be limited.

Jay Gershen
JEFF ST.CLAIR / WKSU

September 30th is Dr. Jay Gershen’s last day as president of the Northeast Ohio Medical University.

During his decade at the helm of NEOMED, Gershen has emphasized the school’s mission to produce doctors to serve Northeast Ohio’s diverse communities.

NEOMED, Bio-Med Science Academy Break Ground for New Building

Apr 29, 2019
NEOMED

Construction is underway at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and Bio-Med Science Academy on a new four-story building at the Rootstown campus. 

The facility will be used for training for middle and high school students, health care professionals and first responders.

Bio-Med Chief Administrative Officer Stephanie Lammlein said the $24-million project will allow the independent STEM school to move 7th and 8th graders from an offsite facility to the NEOMED campus.