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When you’re getting your kids ready for the upcoming school year, make sure to include back-to-school vaccine appointments on your checklist. While vaccines are often thought of as something for babies and young children, preteens and teens also need vaccines to stay healthy throughout the school year. Vaccination protects preteens and teens against serious and […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Americans love to celebrate the summer with family, friends, food, and fireworks. But all too often the festivities turn tragic on the nation’s roads. Summer is also one of the deadliest seasons of the year due to drunk-driving crashes. Over the 2015 Fourth of July holiday (6 p.m. July 2 to 5:59 a.m. July 6), […]Read more
Attention all WIC participants! Don’t forget to pick up your WIC Farmers’ Market Coupons. Where: Muskingum County Fairgrounds When: Saturday mornings beginning July 1, 2017, from 8:45 -11:45 a.m. What: $20.00 worth of fresh fruit and vegetables for each person on WIC! How: Take your WIC Nutrition card to the WIC Booth at the fairgrounds […]Read more
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department reports a confirmed case of La Crosse Encephalitis in a 4-year-old child from Zanesville. The child is recovering at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The Health Department first learned about the confirmed case Wednesday, July 12th and immediately started a disease investigation. Public health sanitarians went to the home and surrounding properties […]Read more