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Churchill Road repairs set

Churchill Road in Elkrun Township from Lower Elkton Road to Scroggs Road will be closed Tuesday for culvert repair.

Webinar on food service set

Ohio State University Extension will hold its RECOVER, RENEW, REBUILD Virtual Food Service Conference July 28. The webinar conference will assist food service directors and staff with an action plan for the upcoming school year. It is designed for school cafeteria staff, registered dietitians, dietetic technicians, registered school wellness teams, parents and PTA/PTO members. Attendees will learn how Ohio State University Dining Services adjusted to the Covid-19 crisis and how they are moving forward; develop skills to share cafeteria stories with communities through social media; gain skills to connect with lawmakers in the community and schedule a site visit; receive guidance to continue to serve safe meals and reduce Covid-19 risks; learn Ohio’s updated Procurement guidelines; and learn importance of menu planning, forecasting and procurement in Covid and non-Covid conditions. Registration is free. Register by July 26 at go.osu.edu/2021foodserviceconference. For information contact Beth Stefura in Mahoning County at 330-533-5538 or stefura.2@osu.edu.

Mosquito spraying in Mahoning

Mahoning County Public Health received 2021 Ohio EPA Mosquito Control Grant Funding for mosquito control measures. One of those measures includes spraying for adult mosquito control. Spraying will help reduce the population of mosquitos and help prevent the spread of mosquito borne diseases such as West Nile Virus.

Adult Mosquito Control will occur in the following limited areas within Mahoning County (one week later than previously announced):

Chaparral Campgrounds on June 28

Canfield Fairgrounds, Coy Park and Mill Creek Park on July 26

Spraying will be performed between dusk and dawn. If rainy or windy conditions are present, then spraying will be rescheduled. Beekeepers with beehives can call the Environmental Health Division (330-270-2855 Option 2) so spraying can be avoided in those locations.

SRMC to offer COVID clinic

Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is announcing a free Moderna Covid-19 vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at SRMC Immediate Care located at Firestone Farms TownCenter in Columbiana, 116 Carriage Drive. The Moderna vaccine requires a second dose approximately 28 days after the first dose. More information will be provided at the clinic about scheduling. Those who are 18 and over should call SRMC’s Covid-19 vaccine registration line at 330-332-7511 to register for an appointment. Callers must provide their name, phone number and birthdate. Vaccine appointments can also be requested online by accessing SRMC’s website at https://www.salemregional.com/coronavirus-information. Users must complete the Covid-19 Vaccine Schedule Request form and click “submit request.” Walk-ins are also welcome.

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