Stories tagged with: jody stones

March 25, 2015 - 5:25pm
9 weeks 6 days ago

The 2015 Muskingum County Health Rankings have been released.

Community Health Planner, Jody Stones, says some of the numbers are looking better than last year. The county health rankings are released each year, but they are looked at over a 5 year period. Last year we ranked 74th in health outcomes, and this year we have improved to 66th because of falling premature death rates. The numbers have fallen to 63rd in health factors as opposed to the 57th ranking in 2014. Stones explains...

September 10, 2014 - 2:59pm
37 weeks 6 days ago

The Health Department of Muskingum County began a series of educational talks Wednesday morning.

TedMed Live 2014 is being held at the John McIntire Library Auditorium. It is a live cast being held in 143 countries and from coast to coast. Community Health Planner Jody Stones says the event is meant to be an educational and inspiring one.

"It's exciting speakers that are designed to make you think outside the box for health and medicine. It's all about using your imagination...

September 5, 2014 - 5:09pm
38 weeks 4 days ago

For the very first time the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department is hosting a TEDMED conference.

The event usually costs thousands of dollars to attend live in Washington D.C. But thanks to the work of the health department the event is being streamed live at the John McIntire Library September 10-12 . Jody Stones, the community health planner for the health department said it's a way to think outside the box about health practices.

"It's really outside of the box...

August 18, 2011 - 10:55am
3 years 41 weeks ago

A network of agencies in Muskingum County need your support in figuring out the needs of the community.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department along with several other agencies have created an 82 question survey. The questions focus on living in Muskingum County, social background, neighborhood information and healthcare.

"We'll put that information together and then we go back to the network and show them the results," explained Community Health Planner Jody...

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