WHAT IS PUBLIC HEALTH?

Prevent. Promote. Protect. Public Health is our Passion!

Public Health is…

Safe Food

Clean Water

Disease Investigation

Immunizations

Mosquito Control

Healthy Communities & Families

Our Core Values

Work Together: We engage with our community to establish common goals and achieve desired results. 

Help Others: We are helpful, adaptive, and take pride in providing excellent service.

Do the Right Thing: We are fair, honest, ethical, and accountable. 

Improve: We continually look for ways to improve our efficiency and effectiveness.

Respect: We accept diversity and practice kindness. 

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LATEST NEWS

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  • Notice of Resolution

         Solid Waste Nuisance Abatement Resolution 17-12-2 will establish the abatement and remediation of solid waste nuisances, ensure the standards and procedures      for the storage and disposal of solid waste, and rescind in its entirety Resolution 94-12. The Board of Health read this resolution on December 21, 2017 and January 18, 2018. […]

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  • Seasonal Flu Hospitalizations Top 2,000

    The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department recommends that everyone six months and older get a flu shot as soon as possible as vaccination is the best protection against flu viruses.  Vaccination to prevent influenza is particularly important for people who are at high risk of serious complications from influenza. See People at High Risk of Developing Flu-Related […]

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  • Stay Healthy in Cold Weather

    Shoveling snow and cold weather put extra strain on your heart. Recognize and react to the five major signs and symptoms of a heart attack.   (https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/images/quiz_4.jpg) There are five major signs and symptoms of a heart attack in women and men. Click on the image to view a larger version. The five major symptoms […]

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  • Order a Free Radon Test Kit

    Is radon lurking in your home? Order a free test kit today. Testing is the only way to know if radon exists in your home. REQUEST A RADON TEST KIT HERE Radon is a naturally occurring, invisible, odorless gas that is harmlessly dispersed in outdoor air; but when trapped in buildings, can be harmful at […]

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  • HPV Vaccine

    Why does my child need HPV vaccine? HPV vaccine is important because it protects against cancers caused by human papillomavirus infection. HPV is a very common virus; nearly 80 million people—about one in four—are currently infected in the United States. About 14 million people, including teens, become infected with HPV each year. Most people with HPV […]

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PROGRAMS & SERVICES

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department serves more than 85,000 residents.
Environmental Health

Protecting our community from environmental-related illness. 

Family & Community Health

Promoting and protecting healthy families and our community.

Birth & Death Records

Maintaining data concerning our community.

Communicable & Chronic Disease Prevention

Preventing the spread of disease and empowering our community to engage in healthy behaviors. 

ACTIVELY SERVING OUR COMMUNITY

Data is from the 2016 ZMCHD Annual Report.
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