We will reopen Monday, December 16 at 8:00am and Thursday, December 26 at 8:00am.
December is Hand Washing Awareness Month
We are pleased to announce four (4) winners out of 379 students who participated in our Hand Washing Poster Contest: Maggie Wright (Philo Junior High School), Ukiah Shrimplin (Foxfire Intermediate School), Kaylee Nicole Eddy (Maysville Middle School), and Sage Murphy (John McIntire Elementary). They will each receive a prize of a $25 Subway gift card! More Information View the Winning Posters
Three Good Reasons for Quitting Tobacco
Your Family: Live a healthier, longer life and watch your family grow. They need you. Your Health: Tobacco use causes cancer, heart disease, chronic bronchitis, asthma and emphysema to name a few. The Cost: The average smoker spends $1,500-$3,000 a year on cigarettes. It is costly in more ways than one. Call the Ohio Tobacco Quit Line: 1-800-QUIT NOW. Learn more
Handle Holiday Food Safely
Clean: Wash hands and kitchen surfaces often. Separate: Separate raw meat, chicken, & seafood & their juices away from other foods. Cook: Cook to proper temperature using a food thermometer. Chill: Refrigerate quickly. Learn More
Price-reduced on Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Shots for Adults who Qualify
To qualify you must meet the following requirements: age 19 and older; close contact of a 2-year-old and under; and not enrolled in health insurance. Cost is $30.00 (compared to $65.00 at a pharmacy). Call to make an appointment: 454-9741.
Protect Yourself against Whooping Cough
Free Booster Seats!
Free booster seats are available if you meet certain requirements. More
Maternal & Child Health Message: Learn more about premature birth and what you can do
There are things that women can do to help their baby be healthy. What Can I Do? This message sponsored by Healthier Muskingum County Network, Maternal & Child Health Subgroup including Muskingum Valley Health Centers, Genesis OB/GYN, Family Health Services, BCMH, Help Me Grow, Muskingum County WIC, Muskingum County Head Start, and United Way.
FREE Parenting Class Friday, December 13th
Help Me Grow is offering FREE Parenting Classes for parents of children under 3 at the Help Me Grow Building (333 Putnam Avenue). Our next class is Friday, December 13th, from 10:30am-12:00pm. Snacks will be provided. Learn how to choose the right toys for Christmas. To register: 450-3275 extension 222 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breastfeeding Cafe is December 18th
Join us for our monthly Breastfeeding Cafe (Breastfeeding Support Group)! Its held every month, from 10am-12pm, at the Muskingum County WIC office on 333 Putnam Avenue. The group is open to all current and past breastfeeding moms and pregnant women. For more information: 454-5040 or Find us on Facebook: Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms.
December Board of Health Meeting
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health will start its monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, December 19, 2013. Regular meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at the health department, 205 N. 7th Street, Zanesville. For information: 454-9741 X 282.
Muskingum County Citizen Alert
Be alerted about emergencies and other important community alerts by signing up for this Notification System sponsored by the Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency. Register for this free service: Muskingum County Citizen Alert
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Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am-4:30pm