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Description: \\webserver\webpages\ZMCHD\healthwelcome_files\image001.jpgPreparing Your Home & Car for Winter

With much of winter still to come, ZMCHD is urging residents to take preventive action against future storms. Learn More

 

What You Need to Know about the Zika Virus

What is Zika virus? What should travelers know about Zika virus? Learn More

 

Confirmed Case of Bacterial Meningitis

News Release   Fact Sheet

 

Do Your Part, Be Septic Smart

Learn these simple steps to protect your home, health, environment, and property value. Your Septic System Landscaping Around Your Septic System

 

Battling Bed Bugs & Head Lice

Although bed bugs and head lice can be an annoyance, they are not known to spread disease. There are things you can do to get rid of bed bugs and head lice. Bed Bugs Head Lice

 

We Can Help You Stick to Your New Years Resolution
Just follow Muskingum Moves on Facebook and Twitter for interactive posts, weekly tips, reminders, and PRIZES! Muskingum Moves is a community task force; a partnership between Genesis HealthCare System, Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department, and Muskingum Recreation Center.

Upcoming Events

Feb 15 Closed Presidents Day

 

Feb 17 Morning Breastfeeding Cafe

The Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms Group meets from 10:00am-12:00pm at Muskingum County WIC, 333 Putnam Avenue. It is a chance for local moms to talk about breastfeeding and other parenting topics. It is also a safe and fun place for babies and toddlers to play. New, expectant & experienced Moms welcome! For more information: 454-5040 or Find us on Facebook: Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms.

Feb 17 Parenting Through Play Group

Dress up party! The next Parenting Through Play group will meet Wednesday, February 17, 5-7pm at 333 Putnam Avenue. This event is FREE, but you must RSVP! It is open to parents with children under age 3 living in Muskingum County. To RSVP: Call 740-450-3275 X 225 or email hmg@zmchd.org February Flyer

 

Feb 18 Community Health Assessment Workgroup

Attention community members, business owners, and the public! The Healthier Muskingum Country Network would like to work with you on the upcoming 2015-2016 Muskingum County Community Health Assessment! Let us come together Wednesday, February18th, 9am at ZMCHD to support healthier residents, in a safer community, and within a stronger network of resources. More

 

Feb 18 Board of Health Meeting

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health meets at 6pm on Thursday, February 18, 2016. Regular meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Health Department on 205 N. 7th Street in Zanesville. For information: 454-9741 X 282.  November Board Meeting Minutes

 

Mar 2 Evening Breastfeeding Cafe

Daytime working moms, we are here for you, too! Come join other breastfeeding moms, current, past and future, from 5:30-7:00pm at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department, 205 N. 7th Street. The group is a great place to ask your breastfeeding and parenting questions, get your baby weighed, talk with our Breastfeeding Peer Helper and IBCLC, and make new friends! For more information: 454-5040 or Find us on Facebook: Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms.

Current Job Openings

To view ZMCHD employment opportunities and apply for a position, please click here.

 

Read Our Blog: Public Health Goes Public
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department has started a new blog that will detail all services offered at ZMCHD. This blog can be found at www.zmchd.blogspot.com and will feature posts about ZMCHD services and current health news. More


Prescription Drug Drop off Box

Unused or expired medications may be turned in for safe disposal at the Muskingum County Jail Lobby (28 N. 4th Street, Zanesville). The lobby is open 24 hours 7 days a week. Just walk up, press the buzzer, enter the lobby, and drop off medications into the permanent vault. Authorized Collector Flyer

 

Smoking Complaint?

To report a smoking complaint, call 1-866-559-OHIO (6446) or e-mail NoSmoke@odh.ohio.gov. All complaints must be made to the Ohio Department of Health, who then forwards complaints on to our department. Our sanitarians investigate each complaint.    

Free Eye Exam & Glasses if You Qualify

Do you need help paying for an eye exam and/or glasses? We may be able to help, if you do not have Medicaid or other vision insurance. Program Flyers

 

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

 

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am-4:30pm.

 

Contact Us
Question or comment? Email jenniferh@zmchd.org. We will respond within one business day.

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Media: Call 740-819-0570

Emergency Hotline: 740-624-8736

 

Revised: 2/9/2016