Stories tagged with: County Home

March 19, 2012 - 5:12pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

Muskingum County is exploring its options of operating the County Home privately...

Zandex Health Care submitted a proposal in August of last year to the County Commissioners. Vice President Stoey Stout said that it could be a great opportunity, and just wants to know where the commissioners are in their decision making process.

"They have a committee that they're working with, that helps advise them on these issues, and you know, they're trying to be responsible, and to...

March 1, 2012 - 5:17pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

It’s the beginning of the end of the old Muskingum County Home. The facility on Newark Road is being torn down to make way for the Zane State College Advanced Science and Technology Center. In an earlier interview Dr. Paul Brown told Whiz News that this is a critical period for the community. We have more students coming to college. We have an energy sector that’s coming to this area. It’s a great calling card for our area. Dr Brown says the new Science and Technology...

May 4, 2011 - 11:15am
2 years 50 weeks ago

A portion of the old County Home across from Ohio University Zanesville comes crashing down Wednesday morning.

Before the back corner of the building was brought down instructors from this week's fire school place three dummies inside that will serve as victims in Thursday's training.

"We diagram it out on paper," said Lead Instructor Matt Scarbury. "We sit and talk about where we want to put them. So, we have a pretty good idea of where they're at....

March 28, 2011 - 6:16pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

An area college is hoping to help with economic development in southeastern Ohio.

Zane State College President Paul Brown met with Muskingum County Commissioners on Monday to sign an agreement that will transfer the land currently occupied by the former County Home to the college so they can build an Advanced Science and Technology Center.

"It's great to have partners like the commissioners that are forwarding thinking about what this community can become and how great...

March 10, 2011 - 3:53pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Muskingum County Commissioners are considering their next step since their latest certification effort for the County Home has been rejected. The county is trying to get 72 beds Medicare/Medicaid certified by the State of Ohio. But this past week the Ohio Department of Health denied the county’s Certificate of Need application for the County Home…a second defeat in a row. Commissioner Brian Hill says his office has 30 days to decide if they want to appeal the decision. Hill says...

December 3, 2009 - 5:37pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners are telling loved ones of people in the County Home they will give them time to make adjustments if the home is medicaid certified.

Tara West met with the commissioners Thursday, because she has concerns about what will happen with her mother who is a resident of the County Home if there are changes to the way it is funded.

"They're just trying to prepare as to what's going to take place once we do become certified and what the procedures...

October 1, 2009 - 11:04am
4 years 29 weeks ago

Changes are coming to the Muskingum County Home in an effort to get the facility Medicare and Medicaid certified.

On Monday, Sarah Weber-Somers will begin as the new administrator of the county home. Hiring an administrator was a necessary requirement in the process to get certified.

"She's going to be very helpful in helping us through the process of the certification of need, which we have submitted to the Ohio Department of Health," says Rebecca Cooper, out-going...

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