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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 […]Read more
Foodborne illness, often called food poisoning, is a common, costly—yet preventable—public health problem. Each year, about 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases. Learn more about foodborne illnesses and what you can do to lower your chances of getting sick. Common Foodborne Illnesses […]Read more
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 […]Read more
The Muskingum County Safe Communities Coalition launched 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 seat belt usage. In Muskingum County, 6 people were killed in crashes in 2016. All of those […]Read more
ZMCHD urges residents to “fight the bite” and take precautions to prevent bites from mosquitoes and ticks which can carry diseases such as West Nile virus, Zika virus, and Lyme disease. In Ohio, ticks are mostly active April through September and mosquitoes May through October. Mosquitoes Mosquitoes can live indoors and outdoors, and some species bite […]Read more