WHAT IS PUBLIC HEALTH?

Protecting, improving, and promoting the health of Muskingum County.

Public Health is…

Safe Food

Clean Water

Disease Investigation

Immunizations

Mosquito Control

Healthy Communities & Families

 

Our Values

Continuous Quality Improvement: We continually look for ways to improve our work environment, processes, efficiency, and effectiveness.

  • Integrity: We are fair, honest, ethical and accountable to our customers and co-workers.
  • Respect: We behave respectfully and accept the diversity of our customers and co-workers.
  • Service: We are helpful, responsive, and take pride in providing excellent customer service to our community.
  • Teamwork: We work together to establish common goals and achieve desired results.

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LATEST NEWS

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  • Put Vaccination on Your Back to School List

    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 […]

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  • Be Food Safe

    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 […]

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  • Message from Safe Communities Coalition

    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), […]

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  • Pick Up WIC Coupons

    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 […]

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  • La Crosse Encephalitis Case

    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 […]

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PROGRAMS & SERVICES

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department serves more than 85,000 residents.
Environmental Health
Safe food, clean water, mosquito control, and more.
Public Health - Nursing
Disease investigations, immunizations, healthy families, and more.
Birth & Death Records
Records may be obtained from the city or county where the event occurred.
Community Health
Community health planning, tobacco use prevention, and more.

ACTIVELY SERVING OUR COMMUNITY

Data is from the 2016 ZMCHD Annual Report.
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