Stories tagged with: Adam Dickerson

July 1, 2014 - 4:13pm
8 weeks 6 days ago

With the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, many will be looking forward to chowing down at family picnics.

When doing so, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department says you need to remember proper food safety both when cooking and when leaving food sit out.

"Some foods that we see implicated in food borne illnesses are things like hamburger, making sure that it's cooked properly," said Health Department Sanitarian Adam Dickerson.  "It's a good idea to...

May 20, 2014 - 2:51pm
14 weeks 6 days ago

The temperatures are beginning to heat up which means area pools will soon be opening up.  To make sure you stay safe at public pools this summer, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department hosted a meeting with pool operators today at the Muskingum Recreation Center.

"For the operators, we're wanting them to make sure that their lifeguards are being very vigilant, that they have the proper safety equipment in place, and that they're aware of proper procedures for...

June 28, 2010 - 1:31pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

The annual battle against mosquitoes is underway in our area.

The Muskingum County Health Department says since last  Friday they have had 80 complains from residents about the pesky bug.

"We're spraying based on a complaint basis. We've been going out in the evenings depending on the amount of complaints we get last week. We went out two times and we'll be going out again this week until we get all the complaints caught up," Sanitarian Adam Dickerson said.


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