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Local Response Efforts
ZMCHD is closely monitoring the situation and working closely with local hospital systems, healthcare providers, and first responders to ensure our community is prepared and that all needed systems are in place to protect the public. Local public health also has a system to monitor, track, investigate, and control infectious diseases and outbreaks, a core public health function. ZMCHD and its partners will continue to monitor the situation closely and share needed information with the public.
General Questions & Information
Ohio Department of Health Ebola Call Center: 1-866-800-1404
Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department: (740) 454-9741 extension 276
The Ohio Department of Health tracks seasonal influenza activity on a weekly basis throughout the year. ODH monitors circulating flu viruses and and other related data sources and provides weekly summaries of influenza activity from October through May. Learn More
Breastfeeding Cafe is Nov 12
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 at 333 Putnam Avenue. Its a chance for local moms with children under age 3 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 Nov 14
Attention parents! We offer FREE Parenting Classes every month from 10:30am-12:00pm at Help Me Grow, 333 Putnam Avenue. This month, you will learn more about budgeting and couponing. The first ten parents to register will receive a gift! To register: 450-3275 extension 222 or e-mail email@example.com.
Board of Health Meets Nov 20
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health will start its monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, November 20, 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. September Board Meeting Minutes
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.
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
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
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
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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