Stories tagged with: Free Flu Shots. Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department

October 7, 2013 - 5:18pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department is doing its part to help you beat the flu.

This Thursday, free flu shots will be available for Muskingum County residents at the fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or until supplies are gone.

"We've got a form to fill out, that's on our website, you can go to and you can print it, fill it out online or you can print it and fill it out, and it will save time, because then you can just hand your registration to...

May 16, 2013 - 11:04am
2 years 50 weeks ago

Summer season is fast approaching and soon kids and even adults will look for a place to cool off from the heat. For some the pool is just the place.

It's the job of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department to inspect area pools during the season to ensure their sanitation and safety. Thursday, they held a meeting to teach those running the facilities the key to keeping their pool open.

"We're going to cover a few of the pool rules and how to handle fecal accidents...

December 19, 2012 - 6:25pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

The flu has landed in Muskingum County...and there's a re-newed call to get the flu shot.

The Center for Disease Control is now declaring flu widespread in the state of Ohio. The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department still has the flu vaccine available free for in-county adults.

"The best way to protect yourself is to get the flu vaccination. it's still available so please arrange to get that done as soon as possible. you need about two weeks to build up immunity...

October 1, 2012 - 4:57pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

It is now the official start of flu season and heath officials are urging everyone to get their flu shot.

Children over six months, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems, like cancer patients and the elderly are the most susceptible to the influenza virus.

Doctor Vicki Whitacre of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department said last year's flu shot will not protect you from the new strains of flu circulating this season.

"Flu shots only last...

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