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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

The weather is getting warmer, and motorcyclists will be out enjoying it. The Muskingum County Safe Communities Coalition is supporting the Share the Road campaign during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Learn More

 

Going to the Prom? Drive Sober

With Prom and Graduation season here, the Muskingum County Safe Communities Coalition wants to make sure area youth are celebrating safe and sober. More

Prescription Drug Drop off Box

Unused or expired medications may be turned in 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, enter the lobby, and drop off medications into the permanent vault. Authorized Collector Flyer

 

Current Job Openings

To view ZMCHD employment opportunities and apply for a position, please click here.

 

New Sewage Rules

In Muskingum County, only homeowners (with aeration systems) who have been notified by ZMCHD are affected at this time. The Ohio Department of Health has adopted new sewage treatment system rules (Ohio Administrative Code: Chapter 3701-29). These new rules require every sewage treatment system have an Operation Permit to encourage proper maintenance and extend the life of the system. Operational Permits Frequently Asked Questions Aerobic Sewage Treatment Systems ZMCHD Sewage Treatment System Webpage

 

Take a STAND against Tobacco

Can you afford the costs of smoking? Toxic substances in tobacco products that are inhaled or swallowed are known to cause lung, bladder, and mouth and throat cancer. Youth smokers prematurely age. Learn More

 

Upcoming Events

May 18 Morning Breastfeeding Cafe

The Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms Group meets from 10:00am-12:00pm at Muskingum County WIC, 333 Putnam Avenue. It is a chance for local moms to talk about breastfeeding and other parenting topics. It is 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.

May 19 Community Health Assessment Workgroup

Attention community members, business owners, and the public! The Healthier Muskingum Country Network would like to work with you on the upcoming 2015-2016 Muskingum County Community Health Assessment! Let us come together Thursday, May 19, 9am at ZMCHD to support healthier residents, in a safer community, and within a stronger network of resources. More

 

May 19 Board of Health Meeting

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health meets at 6pm on Thursday, May 19, 2016. Regular meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Health Department on 205 N. 7th Street in Zanesville. For information: 454-9741 X 282.  April Board Meeting Minutes

 

May 21 Click It or Ticket Campaign Kickoff

Saturday, May 21 at 12:30pm at Genesis Healthcare System. The Muskingum County Safe Communities Coalition along with community leaders will launch the National Click It or Ticket Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign. This is part of a state funding grant given to the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department that helps to provide education to increase seatbelt usage. In Muskingum County, 45 vehicle occupants died from 2011-2014, and of those, 68% were not wearing seatbelts.

 

May 21 Parenting Through Play Group

Join us as we make stepping stones and take home free plants! The Parenting Through Play group will meet Saturday, May 21, TBA. This event is FREE, but you must RSVP! It is open to parents with children under age 3 living in Muskingum County. To RSVP: Call 740-450-3275 X 225 or email hmg@zmchd.org

 

June 1 Evening Breastfeeding Cafe

Daytime working moms, we are here for you, too! Come join other breastfeeding moms, current, past and future, from 5:30-7:00pm at ZMCHD, 205 N. 7th Street. The group is a great place to ask your breastfeeding and parenting questions, get your baby weighed, talk with our Breastfeeding Peer Helper and IBCLC, and make new friends! For more information: 454-5040 or Find us on Facebook: Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms.

Read Our Blog: Public Health Goes Public
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department has started a new blog that will detail all services offered at ZMCHD. This blog can be found at www.zmchd.blogspot.com and will feature posts about ZMCHD services and current health news. 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. Program Flyers

 

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

 

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

 

Contact Us
Question or comment? Email jenniferh@zmchd.org. We will respond within one business day.

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Emergency Hotline: 740-624-8736

 

Revised: 5/5/2016