Posted on: September 26, 2017

Be a Part of Something Bigger. Inspire Others.

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There are many ways to be a preparedness example for family, friends, neighbors and coworkers.

Be a Part of Something Bigger. Inspire Others.

There are many ways to be a preparedness example for family, friends, neighbors and coworkers. You can give blood, take a basic first aid course and invite others to join you. You are the help until help arriv...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Emergency Management Selected to Host Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

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Maricopa County Department of Emergency Management (MCDEM) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to host Jonase Koetlisi, a Fellow from Lesotho, Africa participating in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in August and S...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

School Gym Could be Evacuee Processing Center for Palo Verde Event

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West Valley - On Thursday, June 1st, emergency responders from state, local and volunteer agencies will use Desert Edge High School in Goodyear, Arizona to exercise evacuee Reception and Care Center (RCC) operations in preparation for potential emergencie...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Sawmill Fire Townhall uses ASL Interpreters

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Recent Town Hall meetings for the Sawmill Fire in Soniota, AZ incorporated American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and real-time captioning (CART) to increase emergency messaging to the deaf and hard of hearing community. The Emergency Response Interpre...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Don't Get the Flu, Don't Give the Flu!

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MESA/PHOENIX (Oct. 6, 2017) – Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) will join Mesa Fire Department and The Arizona Partnership for Immunization on Monday, Oct. 9th, to bring awareness to the importance of flu vaccination in protecting yourse...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Maricopa County Public Health Sees Increase in Rabies Cases in Animals

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PHOENIX (August 31, 2017) – As we enter into the Labor Day weekend, the Maricopa County Department of Public Health is urging residents to make sure that their dogs and cats are up-to-date on rabies vaccinations after three bats tested positive for rabies...

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