Welcome to ZMCHD

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We are hiring for a Community Health Planner and a Plumbing Inspector. If you have interest in either position, please click the following link and apply electronically. The link will allow you to upload a cover letter and resume. It will be open through May 1st. zmchd.bamboohr.com/jobs/

 

Have General Questions about Botulism?

The Ohio Department of Health and the CDC are supporting Fairfield Department of Health in its response to a suspected foodborne botulism outbreak. As of April 22, 2015 at 9am, 24 people are suspected to have botulism, including one death following a church potluck meal on April 19. Botulism is a rare, but severe illness caused by a nerve toxin. It is not contagious and cannot be spread from person to person.
Ohio Department of Health Center for Disease Control

 

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.
 

Stay Alive Dont Text and Drive

Each day more than 15 people are killed and more than 1,200 are injured in crashes involving distracted driving. Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a persons attention away from the primary task of driving. Learn More

April is Healthy Homes Awareness Month in Ohio

A healthy home is dry, clean, safe, well-ventilated, pest-free, contaminant-free, and well-maintained. Get your child tested for lead. Call 1-877-LEADSAFE. Learn More


Muskingum Moves

Join us! Muskingum Moves is a new non-profit community group to promote physical activity and nutrition in Muskingum County. If you are interested, send us a message on Facebook or Twitter. Find and follow us for weekly tips and healthy recipes to maintain a healthy weight. There is also a calendar of community events to keep you active in Muskingum County. Have tips, healthy recipes or a community event? Share it with Muskingum Moves today! Find us on Facebook: Muskingum Moves or Twitter @MuskingumMoves.

Join the Healthier Muskingum County Network!
ZMCHD is working with the Healthier Muskingum County Network on strategies to improve health in our community. Anyone with a passion or interest in health is invited to join us in person Tuesday, May 12, from 9-10am at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department. If you're interested, but can't attend, send us a message! Learn more

 

Evening Breastfeeding Cafe is May 6 New!

The Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms Group will meet every month from 5:30-7:00pm at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department at 205 N. 7th Street. 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.

Parenting Class is May 8

Join us for a FREE Parenting Class every month from 10:30am-12:00pm at Help Me Grow, 333 Putnam Avenue. This month you will do a Mothers Day craft! The first ten parents to register will receive a gift! To register: 450-3275 extension 222 or e-mail hmg@zmchd.org.

 

Morning Breastfeeding Cafe is May 20

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.

Board of Health Meets May 21

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health will start its monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, May 21, 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.  March Board Meeting Minutes

 

Drug Drop Off Box in Muskingum County Jail Lobby

The DEA has no plans to sponsor more Drug Take Back Days; however, unused or expired medication 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 How to Dispose of Unused Medicines Learn 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

 

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

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

 

Revised: 4/24/2015