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Work Together: We engage with our community to establish common goals and achieve desired results.

Help Others: We are helpful, adaptive, and take pride in providing excellent service.

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Respect: We accept diversity and practice kindness.

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  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal. Saturday, April 28, 10am-2pmPrescription Drug Drop Off—DRIVE-THRU Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department 205 N. 7th Street, Zanesville OH   We accept: Prescription and over the counter tablets, capsules and liquid dosage. Intra-venous solutions, injectables and needles.   We DO NOT accept: Illicit substances such as marijuana […]

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  • Annual Suicide Awareness Banquet

    HOPE MATTERS! YOU CAN BE THAT HOPE! Presenter: James McDonald, CEO, Allwell Behavioral Health Services Thursday, April 26, 2018 Coburn United Methodist Church, 3618 Maple Avenue, Zanesville, OH Registration: 6:00 p.m. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Program: 7:15 – 8:00 p.m. RSVP Deadline: Thursday, April 19, 2018 Click on the link below and see page 2 to […]

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  • Test Your Soil For Free

    April is Healthy Homes Awareness Month People in the United States spend about half of every day inside their homes. The quality of our homes greatly impacts our health. A healthy home can support wellness, while preventing disease and injury. For more information about how to make your home healthy click here to read more […]

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  • Restoration Park Garden Kick-Off

    Join us as we team up with Urban Greens for the Restoration Park Garden Kick-Off on Saturday, April 21st from 1-3pm. Restoration Park is located at 254 Muskingum Avenue. This event includes garden clean-up and planting, a family art project, read a book with Mr. Andy, and healthy snacks. Take home a potted plant! Admission […]

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The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department serves more than 85,000 residents.
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Environmental Health

Protecting our community from environmental-related illness.

Family & Community Health

Promoting and protecting healthy families and our community.

Birth & Death Records

Maintaining data concerning our community.

Communicable Disease

Preventing the spread of disease and empowering our community to engage in healthy behaviors.
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