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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  • Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    Motorcyclists have all the same rights and privileges as any motor vehicle driver on the roadway. This means they are entitled to their space on the road, no matter the size of their ride. This also means that they must follow the same road laws as other vehicles, including keeping a safe distance from other […]

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  • Norovirus Outbreak at John McIntire Elementary

    The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department (ZMCHD) says lab results came back positive for Norovirus. However, we do not know what type of norovirus as there are many different types. ZMCHD continues to monitor illness at John McIntire Elementary and other area school districts. Norovirus is a highly contagious virus. Anyone can get infected with norovirus […]

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  • Health Assessment Open for Public Comment

    The 2016 Muskingum County Community Health Assessment was conducted over a period of 18 months, from July 2015 to December 2016. The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department engaged community agencies, businesses and social groups, students and residents throughout the process. It was guided by the Healthier Muskingum County Network (HMCN). Based on secondary, social, economic, and […]

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  • Campaign Kickoff May 24th

    You are invited to join us and the Muskingum County Safe Communities Coalition as we launch the National Click It or Ticket Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign! This is part of a state funding grant given to the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department that helps to provide education to increase seatbelt usage. In Muskingum County, 6 people […]

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  • Building Bridges for Breastfeeding Duration

    Building for Bridges is a program that provides education and networking opportunities. The event will be held Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Ohio University Zanesville/Zane State campus. For more information, click on the Muskingum BB 2017 Flyer Registration is FREE! To register for Building for Bridges, please click on the following Link.

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PROGRAMS & 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 2016 ZMCHD Annual Report.
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