AccessKent.com – Official Site for Kent County Michigan
As the official website for Kent County, AccessKent.com offers a variety of online services to residents of this county in Southwest Michigan. These include access to forms and data such as accident reports; birth, death, and marriage records; deeds search; dog licenses; and even a reservation system for the John Ball Park Zoo and other Parks in Kent Country. Extensive court and sheriff information is also available through AccessKent.com regarding jury duty, payments, and hearing schedules.
For both residents and visitors to Kent County, AccessKent.com offers a lot of information about parks and leisure activities in the area. Visitors to the website can access current weather information and forecasts as well as the public transportation page for The Rapid, the bus service in Grand Rapids, Michigan, (the largest city in Kent County). Other highlights from parks and leisure include the John Ball Zoological Garden; the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum; and the DeVos Place and VanAndel Arena convention, concert, and sporting arenas.
Health and Community resources available on AccessKent include the Department of Human Services, Senior Services, and the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Other resources accessible through the AccessKent site are the Family and Children’s Coordinating Council, Community Mental Health, Area Agency on Aging, and the Health Department.
The Health Department can be contacted via the phone number, fax number, or mailing address available on AccessKent.com and they offer residents of Kent County a wide range of health services. Animal Control, WIC, Substance Abuse Prevention, and Inspection Services and Permits can be contacted through the site. The Health Department section of AccessKent.com also provides info about communicable disease, immunization, lead poisoning, the flu, and resources for families with special needs, including refugees.