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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, […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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.Read more