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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Muskingum Co. Health Dept. recommends ‘social distancing,’ Center for Seniors makes cancellations

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – With a fourth case of coronavirus in Ohio announced Wednesday, local agencies are taking precautions. Around 3:30 p.m., the Muskingum County Health Department and the Muskingum County Center for Seniors held a press conference in response to the virus. The health department is urging people to avoid large social gatherings and practice […]

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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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