A flag created for Muskingum County by residents from Muskingum County is returning to the site where it was designed.
Residents from the Muskingum County Home created the flag several years ago. It was once flown at the Ohio Statehouse with the flags from Ohio's other 87 counties. On Monday, former superintendent of the county home, Rebecca Cooper, went to the Muskingum County Commissioners with a request.
"Frame a flag to be presented to Zane State College, the...
It was a bittersweet day for residents and staff at the Muskingum County Home.
The goodbye party was held Sunday, sixteen days before the home closes for good. Former and current residents along with their families and staff held a memorial service to remember the years the County Home has been in service.
"This is just an opportunity for everybody to celebrate what we've had. It's been a wonderful experience, this is just a way for all of us to say goodbye," said Tara...
It's been a little over a week since the Muskingum County Commissioners announced the closing of the Muskingum County Home. Thursday the Commissioners met with lawyers to make sure the proper procedures are in place.
Attorney Martha Sweterlitsch says one of the biggest concerns is making sure all of the residents have a place to go once the home closes. She says while many residents may already be Medicaid or Medicare approved, they may not yet qualify for long term care.
An architect consultant is reviewing the Muskingum County Home facility.
Rick Brown met with the county commissioners on Thursday to discuss the options regarding the certification process.
"The county home runs a nursing home effectively without licensure, just by statute," said Brown. "To apply for certification puts them under different regulations for reimbursement for Medicare and Medicaid, which is a different source of funding, and there are different...
The Muskingum County Home's Interim Superintendent has resigned.
The County Commissioners accepted Michael Moore's resignation today. Moore, who was also the Home's Nursing Director, replaced Sarah Somers earlier this year. Commissioner Jerry Lavy said the county will begin requesting proposals to fill the position.
"What we have done is going out for publication in this weekend's newspaper and on our website is an RP to send out to anyone who is interested in...