Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency Promotes National Preparedness Month

ZANESVILLE, OH – The month of September is National Preparedness Month to promote family and community disaster planning. National Preparedness Month is done in conjunction with local, state, and federal government. Ready.gov is a website that provides information on preparedness as well as different emergency plan formats. “National Preparedness Month is getting ready for anything […]

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EMA Keeping an Eye Out for High Water

ZANESVILLE – Flash flooding is the result of some heavy rainfall that has landed in Southeast Ohio. Muskingum County Emergency Management Director Jeff Jadwin said that he has been receiving calls from the Fire Department and Sheriff’s Office who have been doing spot checks and finding flash flooding. “My concern is that North and West […]

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Flooding a possibility over weekend

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – With rain in the forecast, Muskingum County could be seeing flooding throughout the area. Director of the Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency Jeff Jadwin says driving through flooded roadways could be life-threatening. “We can’t stress enough, ‘Turn around, don’t drown.’ Between Friday and Saturday last week, we had three rescues in Muskingum […]

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Muskingum EMA explains State of Emergency invoked Monday

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Governor Mike DeWine announced a state of emergency in Ohio after an announcement that three people in Cuyahoga County tested positive for coronavirus Monday. Director of the Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency Jeff Jadwin says the state of emergency helps the organization make sure hospitals and other medical facilities have supplies like […]

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