Muskingum Co. Commissioners meet virtually with Health Department

ZANESVILLE – The meeting was held to discuss the Zanesville – Muskingum County Health Department’s financial conditions as it is now administering vaccines as part of Ohio’s Phase 1B. The Commissioners spoke with Health Department Commissioner Corey Hamilton and its Fiscal Officer Erin Wood. With the help of different grants the Department has received, Hamilton […]

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Genesis Hospital Offering Free COVID-19 Assistance to Employers and School Districts

ZANESVILLE, OH – Genesis Healthcare System has teamed up with The Chamber of Commerce, The Muskingum County Health Department, and Northside Pharmacies to provide COVID-19 assistance. These resources will be provided to local employers and school districts in order to keep their populations healthy and able to return to work or school as quickly and […]

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Muskingum Co. Unified Command Center: Testing is needed only for those with severe symptoms

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department Medical Director Dr. Jack Butterfield delivered a press conference this afternoon to discuss testing for COVID-19. Dr. Butterfield said the nation, the state of Ohio and Muskingum County are all experiencing COVID-19 testing shortages. It is important to know whether or not you need to get tested. Dr. […]

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Local agencies create Muskingum Co. Joint Unified Command Center for COVID-19

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Several local agencies came together to speak on their efforts for fighting against the Coronavirus outbreak Tuesday afternoon. According to the Muskingum County Health Department, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county. Click here for the latest information from the department. For the latest number of cases in Ohio, […]

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Muskingum Co. Commissioners announce Emergency Declaration

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – With a growing number of Coronavirus in Ohio, the Muskingum County Commissioners announced an emergency declaration Monday. Vice President of the commissioners, Mollie Crooks says the commissioners has been working together with other organizations to make, “one unified voice.’ “The County Commissioners have been a part of a unified, joint command. [A] […]

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