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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Need Your Input: Health Priorities

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MEDIA ADVISORY – Please contact Sonia Charry, 602-679-3098 or [email protected]

County Seeking Community Input on Multi-Year Health Improvement Plan


PHOENIX (January 25, 2017) – Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is seeking the public's input on defining its health priorities for a three-year plan that will be implemented starting in 2018. Various public meetings are being held throughout the county where the public will be presented with the top 10 health priorities that have come out of this year's assessment and asked to whittle them down to the top 3-5.

"This has been a collaborative process every step of the way. Over the last year, our team, along with various partners, has been gathering information from residents of Maricopa County in the form of surveys and focus groups," said Dr. Bob England, director of Maricopa County Public Health. "Our final step is to go back to the community with all that we have heard and ask for their assistance in completing our second community health assessment in 5 years."

All sessions will provide snacks & refreshments, free childcare service, Spanish interpretation and are ADA-accessible.

Interested community members should attend any one of the public forums listed below:

East ValleyThursday, February 2nd 
5:00PM - 7:30PM
Mesa Community College 
Navajo Room (located by the Kirk Student Center)
1833 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85202
SunnyslopeThursday, February 9th 
5:00PM - 7:30PM
No Spanish translation
No childcare
HonorHealth 
Cowden Center
9202 N 2nd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020
West ValleyThursday, February 16th 
5:00PM - 7:30PM
Estrella Mountain Community College 
Center for Teaching and Learning (located at the north end of Montezuma Hall)
3000 North Dysart Road
Avondale, AZ 85392
South PhoenixTuesday, February 21st 
5:00PM - 7:30PM
Roosevelt Wellness Center 
1030 E. Baseline Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85042
West ValleyTuesday, February 28th
5:00PM - 7:30PM
No Spanish translation
Surprise City Hall 
Community Room
16000 N Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374

For more information, contact Sonia Charry at 602-679-3098.

More Information
Please visit wearepublichealth.org, Facebook.com/MCDPH or Twitter.com/MaricopaHealth

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