Children, Adult & Travel
(for Babies, Back to School & College) can save lives and stop the spread of diseases. Children that are given immunizations on time can be protected from 15 diseases including: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Polio, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (whooping cough), Hib, Varicella (chickenpox), Rotavirus, Influenza and Meningitis. An additional vaccine, Gardasil, also protects against specific cancers. The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department provides all recommended immunizations per the CDC guidelines for children under the age of 19.
Being updated on immunizations protects the individual and anyone who is not able to be completely immunized including infants and those with compromised immune systems.
All adults should be vaccinated against:
- flu annually
- tetanus every 10 years
- pertussis (whooping cough)
- Shingles vaccine for adults age 60 and older
We are now accepting the following insurances:
- Medical Mutual
- Quality Care Partners
- United Healthcare
- United Healthcare Community Plan
Hours: by appointment. Contact: 740-454-9741 and dial 2 for Nursing.
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department offers education and guidance on travel vaccinations that are travel-specific, depending upon the travel destination. Travelers are encouraged to contact us as soon as their travel itinerary is known, since some immunizations require a series of doses for maximum protection.
Travel-specific vaccines available include:
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Typhoid fever
- Yellow fever
- Rabies (Must be paid for in advance.)
*Insurances may or may not cover the cost of all recommended vaccines for travel and payment is expected at time of service.*
Routine vaccines that should be up to date include:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Meningococcal Meningitis
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
- Varicella (Chicken Pox)
- Zostavax (Shingles)
In addition to travel vaccines, assessment, recommendation, and prescription for Malaria prophylaxis and traveler’s diarrhea are also provided.