Stories tagged with: muskingum county home

May 5, 2010 - 5:34pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Home will remain open.

Voters passed the 2.5 mil levy by around 200 votes in yesterday's primary, and Commissioner John Bates couldn't be more pleased.

"I think it will benefit everyone in the county in the long-run because there's a lot of talk in the future about Medicaid and Social Security. So without that county home, there might be a bigger need in the future than there is now, " says Bates.

Bates says he felt that there was some...

February 16, 2010 - 7:07pm
4 years 23 weeks ago

When voters head to the may primary this year, they will see a renewal levy for the Muskingum County Home on the ballot.

Muskingum County Commissioners adopted a resolution to submit the issue to the Muskingum County Board of Elections on January 14th.

It's a facility that Commissioner John Bates says is needed in this county.

"There's two sides to the story. People think that we don't need it, but there's a lot of support that think we do need it. That levy has passed...

October 15, 2009 - 7:03pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

The administrator of the Muskingum County Home told the Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday they are moving toward CON certification.

CON stands for certifcation of need for beds.

"It is a two part step to become certified. First you have to obtain a CON application that says yes you meet the standards and have beds that can operate as a nursing home, then once that is complete it is given to Ohio Department of Health and you can request for them to come in and...

October 12, 2009 - 3:32pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

It was a perfect fall day for residents at the Muskingum County Home to enjoy a few hours in the sunshine, but today residents were evacuated from the building because of a bomb threat.

"A male voice basically saying that there was a bomb on the premises, that it was going to go off," said Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz.

Lutz says the call came in around 12:20 p.m. He says the caller specified the bomb would go off at approximately 12:40.

After a call to...

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