ZMCHD Change in Covid Policy

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department is making a change to its case investigation practices in response to the high volume of Covid-19 cases. The health department is asking people who test positive for Covid-19 to isolate and notify those in their households and their close contacts including co-workers. Those exposed to someone who has tested […]

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“There will be other patients,” First person tests positive in Muskingum Co.

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County Joint Unified Command Center is reporting the first positive Coronavirus case in the county. There are also 20 county residents in quarantine. The command center held a press conference at noon Thursday. The command says the patient is a 48-years-old man who recently traveled out-of-state. He is a Muskingum […]

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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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Health Department Warns About Ticks

As the temperature warms, the grass grows, and the forest becomes thick with vegetation. Ticks carrying dangerous diseases pose a threat to humans and pets. The most common diseases carried by ticks in Ohio are Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Health Department’s, Matt Hemmer said it is always good to check from head […]

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