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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  • Healthy New Year

    Make 2018 your healthiest year yet! Add these tips to your resolution list to boost your health and well-being! Six Tips for 2018 Make an appointment for a check-up, vaccination, or screening. Regular oral and medical exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for […]

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  • Seasonal Flu Hospitalizations Top 2,000

    The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department recommends that everyone six months and older get a flu shot as soon as possible as vaccination is the best protection against flu viruses.  Vaccination to prevent influenza is particularly important for people who are at high risk of serious complications from influenza. See People at High Risk of Developing Flu-Related […]

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  • Stay Healthy in Cold Weather

    Shoveling snow and cold weather put extra strain on your heart. Recognize and react to the five major signs and symptoms of a heart attack.   (https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/images/quiz_4.jpg) There are five major signs and symptoms of a heart attack in women and men. Click on the image to view a larger version. The five major symptoms […]

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  • Order a Free Radon Test Kit

    Is radon lurking in your home? Order a free test kit today. Testing is the only way to know if radon exists in your home. REQUEST A RADON TEST KIT HERE Radon is a naturally occurring, invisible, odorless gas that is harmlessly dispersed in outdoor air; but when trapped in buildings, can be harmful at […]

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  • HPV Vaccine

    Why does my child need HPV vaccine? HPV vaccine is important because it protects against cancers caused by human papillomavirus infection. HPV is a very common virus; nearly 80 million people—about one in four—are currently infected in the United States. About 14 million people, including teens, become infected with HPV each year. Most people with HPV […]

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PROGRAMS & SERVICES

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

Protecting our community from environmental-related illness. 

Family & Community Health

Promoting and protecting healthy families and our community.

Birth & Death Records

Maintaining data concerning our community.

Communicable & Chronic Disease Prevention

Preventing the spread of disease and empowering our community to engage in healthy behaviors. 

ACTIVELY SERVING OUR COMMUNITY

Data is from the 2016 ZMCHD Annual Report.
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