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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  • Request for Public Comment

    The Healthier Muskingum County Network has completed the prioritizing of community health issues. The draft 2017 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) is now available for public review and comment through October 3, 2017. Click here to view the 2016 COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PLAN. Comments may be emailed to help@zmchd.org, or call 740-454-9741 and dial extension 269.

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  • Muskingum County Flu Shot Clinics

    The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department along with community partners will provide flu shots at no cost to Muskingum County Residents ONLY at Five flu clinic events in the month of October. Vaccine for ages 3 and older. This event gives all contributing agencies the ability to exercise emergency response plans in Muskingum County. The dates […]

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  • Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe disposal October 28, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Prescription 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 […]

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  • Preventing Suicide

    Suicide can be prevented. In 2015, 44,193 Americans took their own lives and more than half a             million Americans received medical care for self-inflicted injuries. September 10th is World                 Suicide Prevention Day, and the entire month is dedicated to suicide prevention […]

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  • Be Food Safe

    September is National Food Safety Education Month. It provides an opportunity to raise awareness about steps you can take to prevent food poisoning. Every year, an estimated 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from eating contaminated food. Some people are more likely to get a […]

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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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