WHAT IS PUBLIC HEALTH?

Protecting, improving, and promoting the health of Muskingum County.

Public Health is…

Safe Food

Clean Water

Disease Investigation

Immunizations

Mosquito Control

Healthy Communities & Families

 

Our Values

Continuous Quality Improvement: We continually look for ways to improve our work environment, processes, efficiency, and effectiveness.

  • Integrity: We are fair, honest, ethical and accountable to our customers and co-workers.
  • Respect: We behave respectfully and accept the diversity of our customers and co-workers.
  • Service: We are helpful, responsive, and take pride in providing excellent customer service to our community.
  • Teamwork: We work together to establish common goals and achieve desired results.

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LATEST NEWS

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  • Prevent Birth Defects

    Whether or not you are planning a pregnancy, now is the time to prevent birth defects. Take a vitamin with 400 micrograms (mg) of folic acid every day. Don’t smoke or drink alcohol. Talk to your doctor about vaccinations (shots). Wash your hands often with soap and water to prevent infections. See your healthcare professional […]

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  • HPV Vaccine

    January is Cervical Cancer Awarenesss Month. Every year in the U.S. 27,000 people get cancer caused by HPV. That’s one person every 20 minutes of every day, all year long. HPV is short for human papillomavirus. HPV is a group of more than 150 related viruses. Each HPV virus in this large group is given […]

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  • Bed Bug Basics

    Adult bed bugs are reddish-brown, wingless insects about the size of an apple seed. When viewed from the side, they are flat, which is why they can fit into such narrow spaces. The good news is bed bugs are not known to transmit disease. Their bites are painless and typically happen at night while you […]

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  • Seasonal Flu

      What is Seasonal Influenza? Seasonal influenza, also known as the flu, is an illness that causes fever, headache, tiredness, cough, sore throat, nasal congestion and body aches. It is usually spread from person to person by coughing and sneezing. Flu season in Ohio can begin as early as October and run as late as […]

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  • Free Car Seat Checks

    According to the National Highway Transportation Association, 3 of 4 car seats today are actually installed incorrectly. Before you install your car seat, be sure to read both the car seat instruction manual and the vehicle’s owner manual. Also consider having an expert check the seat. The service is FREE. Make sure your child is protected! Call to […]

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OUR SERVICES

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department serves more than 85,000 residents.
Environmental Health

Safe food, clean water, mosquito control, and more.

Public Health - Nursing

Disease investigations, immunizations, healthy families, and more.

Birth & Death Records

Records may be obtained from the city or county where the event occurred.

Community Health

Community health planning, tobacco use prevention, and more.

ACTIVELY SERVING OUR COMMUNITY

Data is from the 2015 ZMCHD Annual Report.
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