The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department receives reports from healthcare providers to identify trends or outbreaks of infectious diseases. Based on the information reported, the Health Department conducts necessary investigations to determine the cause of abnormal incidences of infectious diseases. This infectious disease information is vital in assisting the Health Departmet in protecting the residents of Muskingum County from this public health threat.
Disease Reporting Requirements
Healthcare providers in the State of Ohio are legally obligated to report infectious disease information to local health departments. The specific requirements are contained in Ohio Administrative Code 3701-3.
ODH Infectious Disease Control Manual
Phone: (740) 454-9741
Infectious Disease Nurse..... Extension 247