Start the Year off Right: Get Vaccinated
There are new meningococcal vaccination requirements for fall 2016. For information: 740-454-9741. Online Resources
Prevent Head Lice
Although head lice are a nuisance, they are not known to spread disease. Head Lice Prevention
Pack a Healthy School Lunch
When kids help pack their lunch, they are more likely to eat that lunch. Make a Smarter Sandwich
Wash Your Hands
Regular handwashing is one of the best to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. When & How to Wash Your Hands
2016 Muskingum County Community Health Survey
ZMCHD & HMCN (Healthier Muskingum County Network) want to know what you think about education, health, safety and community development in Muskingum County! To complete this survey, click on 2016 Community Health Assessment.
Mosquito Control Activities
ZMCHD provides mosquito control activities to reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases. Learn more
Aug 24 Back to School Traffic Safety Campaign Kickoff
You are invited to join the Muskingum County Safe Community Coalition as we support and promote Back to School Traffic Safety! The kickoff is Wednesday, August 24 at 3:00pm at John McIntire Elementary School.
Aug 25 Project DAWN Naloxone Training
Those interested in the naloxone training can call ZMCHD at 740-454-9741 (dial 2 for Nursing) to make a confidential appointment. Training will be held at 5:30pm at ZMCHD. Kits will be distributed to those who complete the training.
Aug 30 Closed for Staff Meeting
ZMCHD will close at 3:00pm for our monthly Staff Meeting.
Sept 5 Closed Labor Day
We will reopen for business Tuesday, September 6 at 8am.
Sept 7 Flu Clinic Partners Meeting
ZMCHD will meet with its community partners on Wednesday, September 7 at 8:00am.
Sept 7 Evening Breastfeeding Cafe
The Muskingum County Breastfeeding Moms Group meets from 5:30pm-7:00pm at ZMCHD, 205 N. 7th Street. 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.
Sept 15 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 TBA, 9am at ZMCHD to support healthier residents, in a safer community, and within a stronger network of resources. More
Sept 15 Board of Health Meeting
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Board of Health meets at 6pm on Thursday, September 15, 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. June Board Meeting Minutes
Sept 21 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.
Oct 6 Closed for Flu Immunization Clinic
More to be announced.
Oct 22 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
More to be announced.
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.
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
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
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