ZANESVILLE- Ohio- Area leaders are creating ways to get locals exposed to a healthy lifestyle.
The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties have successfully opened 'Donation Station' at the Farmers Market and will be partnering this year with the Health Department, Muskingum County WIC Program and Genesis to offer some onsite cooking demos and nutrition information. Now the United Way is asking folks to donate fresh produce and/or cash and they will buy fresh produce at the...
Progress for the Muskingum County Center for Seniors
MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Progress is being made at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors, as repair work continues. This week's Friday night dance will take place at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds at 7 P.M.
New WIC Debit Cards
MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department is rolling out it's...
Gone are the times for WIC recipients having to dig through a pile of vouchers at the grocery store.
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department is rolling out it's new WIC debit cards this week. The cards take the many coupons and compiles them into a single, reloadable card. It isn't happening instantly, but WIC project coordinator, Jody Shriver, said people will transition to the card over the next few months.
"It's been what we call a soft roll out, so there will...
The 2nd annual Party In The Park and Latch On event will be held Saturday.
The event will run from 10AM to noon at the Dillon Dam Pavilion near the playground. Mom's to be and breast feeding mothers and their babies are welcome to come to the park for a morning of socializing and education. Lisa Davidson, a Lactation Consultant for Women Infants and Children (WIC) said those who come will have a variety of things to enjoy.
Local women had the chance to be pampered while learning how to change pampers at a special event on Saturday.
The fourth annual Community Baby Shower was held at Mid-East Career and Technology Centers. Expectant moms learned all the basics of good parenting.
"Our main focus is the educational focus. We have the basic car seat safety, we have breast feeding techniques, introducing solid foods and just basic baby care and then also we provide a light snack to those mothers...
Organizations around town are finding creative ways to educate the public on eating right for National Nutrition Month.
The women, infants and children branch of the Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department hosted Corporate Chef Bill Bird this afternoon for a cooking demonstration. Bird reinforced this years theme "Enjoy The Taste Of Eating Right" values of eating right and ways to make healthy food taste great.
The WIC program at the Muskingum Valley Health Center will soon have a new home.
Jeremy Davis with Brian Addis Architects met with the Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday afternoon to discuss the upcoming move, which will in the end, help better serve the southeast Ohio community.
"Essentially what we're trying to do is to relocate WIC out of that existing building to the Help Me Grow building," said Davis.