Stories tagged with: ZMCHD

August 8, 2012 - 6:08pm
2 years 1 week ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department has noticed an increase in calls from businesses and residents regarding bed bugs.

The insects are spread by attaching themselves to clothing and personal items like luggage or purses.

Public Health Sanitarian Matt Hemmer said that bed bugs continue to be a problem for not only the community, but the nation as well.

"The best method of taking care of an infestation, if you have one, would be to contact a licensed...

May 7, 2012 - 4:02pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

Members of the healthcare field are receiving special recognition this week...

Monday marks the beginning of National Nurses Week. The Health Department's Director of Nursing Carol Howdyshell said there are a variety of jobs within the nursing field.

"We have, what we call, "public health nurses". So there is a huge diversity in knowledge and skill mix that we have. It's the best of nursing in my opinion, here at the health department," said Howdyshell.

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