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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  • Holiday Food Safety

    Feasting with family and friends is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these simple tips to keep safe from food poisoning, or foodborne illness, during the holidays. CLEAN. Wash your hands. Be sure to wash your hands with soap and water before and after preparing food, after touching raw meat, raw eggs, or unwashed vegetables, […]

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  • Clean Hands Save Lives

    Handwashing is like a “do-it-yourself” vaccine—it involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry) you can take to reduce the spread of diarrheal and respiratory illness so you can stay healthy. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and […]

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  • Youth PhotoVoice Project Exhibit Opening

    ZMCHD has partnered with the Zanesville Museum of Art to present the 2016 Youth PhotoVoice Project Exhibit. All of this information will be used to develop the next Muskingum County Community Health Improvement Plan. Six local students took photographs in the community, and created journals of their experience. The project captures the youths’ observations of the […]

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  • Financial Assistance for Failing Home Sewage Treatment Systems

    ZMCHD is participating in the Ohio EPA’s Water Pollution Control Loan Fund assistance program for the repair and replacement of failing home sewage treatment systems from the Ohio EPA. $129,000 is available in Muskingum County for up to 100% of the eligible cost of a home sewage system repair or replacement. Homeowners may qualify for one of three […]

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  • Drop off Prescription Drugs 

    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.

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OUR SERVICES

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

Information relating to safe food, animals & insects, plumbing, water systems, sewage treatment systems.

Public Health - Nursing

Disease investigations, schools, immunizations, project DAWN, healthy families, WIC, and Help Me Grow.

Birth & Death Records

Certificates are recorded in the county in which the birth or death occurs, regardless of residence.

Community Health

Data & reports, plans, emergency preparedness, health planning, safe roads, and tobacco free programs.

ACTIVELY SERVING OUR COMMUNITY

Data is from the 2015 ZMCHD Annual Report.
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