Health & Nutrition

Your child’s health is important to his/her educational growth. Being healthy makes learning easier.


All children receive screenings for hearing, vision, blood pressure, height, weight and if needed, lead and hemoglobin while in Head Start.


Medical and dental exams are required for Head Start enrollment. Please click here if you would like a medical form or a dental form to take with you to your appointment. If you need assistance arranging your child’s medical or dental examinations please contact the Head Start office to be referred to one of our community partners or feel free to click on one of the links to access a doctors or dentists office.
Meal/snack time is an extension of learning by modeling language, conversation, social interaction and introducing new foods. The menu integrates the latest nutritional research so children are offered healthy meals/snacks.


Overweight / Obesity Education link
Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department needs your help…
Muskingum Moves is a community task force, which consists of a partnership between Genesis HealthCare System, Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department and the Muskingum Recreation Center. Our mission is to support local families through the promotion of healthy events and activities to continue to educate and make strides to support healthier lifestyles in our county.

Child Care Resources Incorporated

Please contact us with any questions.

Hours: Mon. – Fri.: 8-4:30

Phone: 740-454-6251

Fax: 740-454-7369


Address: 1580 Adams Lane, Zanesville, OH 43701

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