Welcome to ZMCHD

Project DAWN Naloxone Training November 24

Those interested in the naloxone training can call ZMCHD at 740-454-9741 (dial 2 for Nursing) to make a confidential appointment. Training will be held November 24, 2015 at 5:30pm at ZMCHD. Kits will be distributed to those who complete the training. More


Buckling Up Could Save Your Giblets

Buckle Up America. Every Trip. Every Time. Seat belts save over 13,000 lives every year. One of them could be yours. More


Closed November 26 & 27 in Observance of Thanksgiving


Search New Online Inspection Reports

Now you can access inspection reports related to Muskingum County restaurants, grocery stores, mobile food units, vending machines, public swimming pools & spas, and campgrounds.

Evening Breastfeeding Cafe is December 2nd

Daytime working moms, we are here for you, too! Join us every first Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:00pm at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department at 205 N. 7th Street. Come join other breastfeeding moms, current, past and future. The group is a great place to ask your breastfeeding and parenting questions, get your baby weighed, talk with our Breastfeeding Peer Helper and IBCLC, and make new friends! For more information: 454-5040 or Find us on Facebook: Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms.

Parenting Through Play is December 4th

Join us as we make ornaments to keep share ornaments with deployed soldiers! The next Parenting Through Play is December 4, 5-7pm at the Health Department Annex on 333 Putnam Avenue. This event is FREE, but you must RSVP! It is open to parents with children under age 3 living in Muskingum County. To RSVP: Call 740-450-3275 X 225 or email hmg@zmchd.org Event Flyer


Morning Breastfeeding Cafe is December 16th

The Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms Group meets every month from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Muskingum County WIC at 333 Putnam Avenue. Its a chance for local moms to talk about breastfeeding and other parenting topics. Its also a safe and fun place for babies and toddlers to play. New, expectant & experienced Moms welcome! For more information: 454-5040 or Find us on Facebook: Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms.

Community Health Assessment Workgroup December 17th

Attention community members, business owners, and the public! The Healthier Muskingum Country Network would like to work with you on the upcoming 2015-2016 Muskingum County Community Health Assessment! Let us come together Thursday, December 17, 9am at ZMCHD to support healthier residents, in a safer community, and within a stronger network of resources. More


Board of Health Meets December 17th

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health will start its monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Regular meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at the health department, 205 N. 7th Street, Zanesville. For information: 454-9741 X 282.  October Board Meeting Minutes


Current Job Openings

To view ZMCHD employment opportunities and apply for a position, please click here.


Read Our Blog: Public Health Goes Public
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department has started a new blog that will detail all services offered at ZMCHD. This blog can be found at www.zmchd.blogspot.com and will feature posts about ZMCHD services and current health news. More

Prescription Drug Drop off Box

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. Authorized Collector Flyer


Smoking Complaint?

To report a smoking complaint, call 1-866-559-OHIO (6446) or e-mail NoSmoke@odh.ohio.gov. All complaints must be made to the Ohio Department of Health, who then forwards complaints on to our department. Our sanitarians investigate each complaint.    

Free Eye Exam & Glasses if You Qualify

Do you need help paying for an eye exam and/or glasses? We may be able to help, if you do not have Medicaid or other vision insurance. Program Flyers


Muskingum Moves Needs Your Feedback
Muskingum Moves is a community task force; a partnership between Genesis HealthCare System, Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department, and Muskingum Recreation Center. Our mission is to support local families through the promotion of healthy events and activities to educate and support healthier lifestyles in Muskingum County. Muskingum Moves is looking for sponsors! Find us on Facebook & Twitter: Muskingum Moves.

Muskingum County Citizen Alert

Be alerted about emergencies and other important community alerts by signing up for this Notification System sponsored by the Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency. Register for this free service: Muskingum County Citizen Alert


Contact Us
Question or comment? Email jenniferh@zmchd.org. We will respond as soon as possible.

Feedback on services and staff? Click here to share your thoughts. We cannot provide a response with this form.

Media: Call 740-819-0570


Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am-4:30pm.


Revised: 11/20/2015