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Free Backpack, School Supplies & Activities

Free backpack and school supplies for all Muskingum County children enrolled in kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school years! Free activities for all children! Join us Saturday, August 2, 2014, from 9-11am at Zane State College/Ohio University Zanesville Campus Center. Event Flyer


Drive Sober Kickoff at Colony Square Mall

The Muskingum County Safe Community Coalition and Colony Square Mall are teaming up for the Drive Sober Kickoff at Colony Square Mall on Friday, August 8, from 6-8pm. Join us for free activities and giveaways! News Release


Breastfeeding Awareness Month: Join us at Dillon State Park

We are celebrating breastfeeding with a Party in the Park on Saturday, August 9, from 10am-noon at Dillon Dam Pavilion & Playground. Any current or past breastfeeding moms and their children, pregnant moms, siblings, and breastfeeding supporters are welcome. Light refreshments will be provided and door prizes will be awarded. We will have an official Latch On at 10:30am. Event Flyer


Immunization Awareness Month: Protect Your Baby Right from the Start

Check with your childs medical provider or call 454-9741 to schedule an appointment for immunizations. ZMCHD Immunization Clinic Flyer Learn more


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


To Request Mosquito Spraying

Call 454-9741 X 300. Report your name and address of location. Calls are retrieved daily to set the spraying schedule. List of Sprayed Areas


FREE Parenting Class

Help Me Grow, located at 333 Putnam Avenue, is offering FREE Parenting Classes once a month. The next class is Friday, August 8, from 10:30am-12:00pm.  Learn more about car seat safety and snacks on the go! Snacks will also be provided. To register: 450-3275 extension 222 or e-mail hmg@zmchd.org.


Breastfeeding Cafe is August 20

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.

Muskingum County WIC Farmers Market Coupons

Muskingum County WIC Farmers Market Coupons will be distributed to WIC participants Wednesdays, 3-6pm at the Downtown Association Farmers Market (Welcome Center Parking Lot 205 N. 5th St Zanesville) and Saturdays, 9am-noon at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds (Pershing Rd Zanesville). More


Board of Health Meeting

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health will start its monthly meeting at 6pm on Thursday, August 21, 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.  


Got Drugs?

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


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


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Revised: 7/31/2014