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Going to the Prom? Drive Sober
With Prom and Graduation season here, the Muskingum County Safe Communities Coalition wants to make sure area youth are celebrating safe and sober. More
Current Job Openings
To view ZMCHD employment opportunities and apply for a position, please click here.
New Sewage Rules
In Muskingum County, only homeowners (with aeration systems) who have been notified by ZMCHD are affected at this time. The Ohio Department of Health has adopted new sewage treatment system rules (Ohio Administrative Code: Chapter 3701-29). These new rules require every sewage treatment system have an Operation Permit to encourage proper maintenance and extend the life of the system. Operational Permits Frequently Asked Questions Aerobic Sewage Treatment Systems ZMCHD Sewage Treatment System Webpage
Take a STAND against Tobacco
Can you afford the costs of smoking? Toxic substances in tobacco products that are inhaled or swallowed are known to cause lung, bladder, and mouth and throat cancer. Youth smokers prematurely age. Learn More
Apr 30 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal. Drive-thru 10am-2pm at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department. We accept prescription and over the counter tablets, capsules, and liquid dosage. We also accept intravenous solutions, injectables, and needles. We DO NOT accept illicit substances such as marijuana or methamphetamine. You may leave medications in original containers, but it is not necessary. Personal information will be cut off the original containers and destroyed. This program is free and anonymous. Event Flyer
Prescription Drug Drop off Box
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. Authorized Collector Flyer
May 4 Evening Breastfeeding Cafe
Daytime working moms, we are here for you, too! Come join other breastfeeding moms, current, past and future, from 5:30-7:00pm at ZMCHD, 205 N. 7th Street. The group is a great place to ask your breastfeeding and parenting questions, get your baby weighed, talk with our Breastfeeding Peer Helper and IBCLC, and make new friends! For more information: 454-5040 or Find us on Facebook: Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms.
May 18 Morning Breastfeeding Cafe
The Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms Group meets from 10:00am-12:00pm at Muskingum County WIC, 333 Putnam Avenue. It is a chance for local moms to talk about breastfeeding and other parenting topics. It is 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.
May 19 Community Health Assessment Workgroup
Attention community members, business owners, and the public! The Healthier Muskingum Country Network would like to work with you on the upcoming 2015-2016 Muskingum County Community Health Assessment! Let us come together Thursday, May 19, 9am at ZMCHD to support healthier residents, in a safer community, and within a stronger network of resources. More
May 19 Board of Health Meeting
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health meets at 6pm on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Regular meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Health Department on 205 N. 7th Street in Zanesville. For information: 454-9741 X 282. February Board Meeting Minutes
May 21 Click It or Ticket Campaign Kickoff
Saturday, May 21 at 12:30pm at Bethesda Hospital. More to be announced.
May 21 Parenting Through Play Group
Join us as we make stepping stones and take home free plants! The Parenting Through Play group will meet Saturday, May 21, TBA. This event is FREE, but you must RSVP! It is open to parents with children under age 3 living in Muskingum County. To RSVP: Call 740-450-3275 X 225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Read Our Blog: Public Health Goes Public
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department has started a new blog that will detail all services offered at ZMCHD. This blog can be found at www.zmchd.blogspot.com and will feature posts about ZMCHD services and current health news. More
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. Program Flyers
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