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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  • Be Food Safe

    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 […]

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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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  • Seat Belt Enforcement Underway

    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 […]

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  • Mosquito & Tick Season Begins

    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 […]

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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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