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Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Local Response Efforts

ZMCHD is closely monitoring the situation and working closely with local hospital systems, healthcare providers, and first responders to ensure our community is prepared and that all needed systems are in place to protect the public. Local public health also has a system to monitor, track, investigate, and control infectious diseases and outbreaks, a core public health function. ZMCHD and its partners will continue to monitor the situation closely and share needed information with the public.

General Questions & Information

Ohio Department of Health Ebola Call Center: 1-866-800-1404

www.odh.ohio.gov

Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department: (740) 454-9741 extension 276

Key Resources

More on Ebola from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Facts About Ebola

What You Need to Know About Ebola CDC Fact Sheet

 

What Parents Need to Know About Enterovirus D68

Link to CDC Website Link to Enterovirus Fact Sheet

 

Search New Online Inspection Reports

Now you can access inspection reports related to Muskingum County restaurants, grocery stores, mobile food units, vending machines, public swimming pools & spas, and campgrounds.

 

Parenting Class

Help Me Grow, located at 333 Putnam Avenue, is offering FREE Parenting Classes once a month. The next class is Friday, November 14, from 10:30am-12:00pm. Learn more about budgeting and couponing. Snacks will also be provided. To register: 450-3275 extension 222 or e-mail hmg@zmchd.org.

 

Breastfeeding Cafe is Nov 12

Are you a breastfeeding mom? Come to the Breastfeeding Moms Group! The group meets every month from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Muskingum County WIC office (333 Putnam Ave in Zanesville). Its a chance for local moms to talk about breastfeeding and other parenting topics. Its 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.

Board of Health Meeting

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health will start its monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, November 20, 2014. Regular meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at the health department, 205 N. 7th Street, Zanesville. For information: 454-9741 X 282.  September Board Meeting Minutes

 

Financial Assistance Available for Lead Hazard Removal

So far, a total of 38 homes in Muskingum County have been made lead-safe at a total cost $283,382. Who can receive assistance? Learn More

 

Prescription Drug Drop Off Box

Turn in your unused or expired medication 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, and they will let you in to drop off your medications into the permanent vault. Permanent Medication Collection Site Flyer How to properly dispose of unused medicines

 

Caring for Your Septic System

The accumulated solids in the bottom of the septic tank should be pumped out every three to five years to prolong the life of your system. Neglect or abuse of your septic system can cause it to fail. Failing septic systems can cause a serious health threat to your family & neighbors. More

 

Smoking Complaint?

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. Childrens program flyer Adults program flyer

 

Muskingum County Citizen Alert

Be alerted about emergencies and other important community alerts by signing up for this Notification System sponsored by the Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency. Register for this free service: Muskingum County Citizen Alert

 

Give Us Your Feedback
Give us feedback on our services, staff, web site and more. We cannot provide a response with this form. Share your thoughts If you wish to ask a question or make a comment that you would like us to respond to, please email jenniferh@zmchd.org.

 

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am-4:30pm

 

Revised: 10/23/2014