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Flu Shot Clinic, Fairgrounds October 9, drive-thru 9am-5pm

Please bring your insurance card and photo ID! For faster service, print a Flu Vaccine Consent Form, fill it out and bring it with you. Read the Vaccine Information Sheet Available to Muskingum County residents ONLY ages 9 and older while supplies last.


Get a Flu Vaccine

It takes about two weeks after vaccination for your body to develop full protection against the flu. Learn More


Financial Assistance Available for Lead Hazard Removal

So far, a total of 38 homes in Muskingum County have been made lead-safe at a total cost $283,382. Who can receive assistance? Learn More


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.


Prescription Drug Drop Off Box

Turn in your unused or expired medication 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, and they will let you in to drop off your medications into the permanent vault. Permanent Medication Collection Site Flyer How to properly dispose of unused medicines


Facts about Enterovirus D68

What is this virus and how does it spread? What are the symptoms? How can I protect myself? Learn More


Human Trafficking Awareness Event is Oct 7

Human Trafficking Event Flyer


Parenting Class

Help Me Grow, located at 333 Putnam Avenue, is offering FREE Parenting Classes once a month. The next class is Friday, October 10, from 10:30am-12:00pm at John McIntire Library. Learn more about reading with your child. Snacks will also be provided. To register: 450-3275 extension 222 or e-mail hmg@zmchd.org.


Closed Columbus Day

Our offices on 7th Street and Putnam Avenue (BCMH, Help Me Grow & Muskingum County WIC) will be closed October 13, 2014. We will reopen Tuesday, October 14 at 8:00am.


Breastfeeding Cafe is Oct 15

Are you a breastfeeding mom? Come to the Breastfeeding Moms Group! The group meets every month from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Muskingum County WIC office (333 Putnam Ave in Zanesville). 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.

Board of Health Meeting

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health will start its monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, October 16, 2014. 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.  August Board Meeting Minutes


Caring for Your Septic System

The accumulated solids in the bottom of the septic tank should be pumped out every three to five years to prolong the life of your system. Neglect or abuse of your septic system can cause it to fail. Failing septic systems can cause a serious health threat to your family & neighbors. More


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. Childrens program flyer Adults program flyer


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


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


Revised: 9/30/2014