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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  • Food Safety Tips

    Food handling errors and inadequate cooking are the most common problems that lead to poultry-associated food-borne disease outbreaks in the United States. Follow these four food safety tips to help you safely prepare your next holiday turkey meal. 1. Safely Thaw Your Turkey Thaw turkeys in the refrigerator, in a sink of cold water that […]

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  • Prevent Seasonal Flu

    The best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated every year. We offer flu vaccine for Muskingum County residents age 3 and older at no cost to you by appointment only. Call 740-454-9741 and dial 2 for Nursing. Who should get vaccinated this season? Everyone 6 months of age and older should get […]

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  • Protect Yourself from Tick Bites

    Here are some tips on how to avoid tick bites before and after you hunt: When possible, walk in the center of trails and paths to avoid brushing up against ticks. Apply bug repellent to everyone in your party, including pets. Tuck your pants into your boots or socks and tuck your shirt into your […]

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  • Tobacco Use Survey

    We need your opinion on tobacco-related topics! Responses from this survey will better direct your health department in creating and supporting policies that can be implemented regarding tobacco use and prevention. Your responses are very appreciated! If you have questions regarding the survey, please contact Cesley Hayes or Jessica Emerick at 740-454-9741 extension 262 or […]

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  • Click It or Ticket

    Thanksgiving weekend, millions will hit the roads, eager to spend time with family and friends. It’s one of the busiest travel times of the year, and unfortunately more people on the roadways means the potential for more vehicle crashes. During the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in 2015 (6 pm on Wednesday, November 25, to 5:59 am on Monday, […]

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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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