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image - New WIC Clinic Opens in Far East Valley New WIC Clinic Opens in Far East Valley 8/24/2015
Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has opened a new Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clinic in the far East Valley across the street from Banner Baywood Medical Center, offering a l....More Details

image - Maricopa County Experiencing Two Mosquito-Borne Outbreaks Maricopa County Experiencing Two Mosquito-Borne Outbreaks 8/20/2015
The Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) and Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) are investigating two simultaneous mosquito-borne outbreaks, West Nile virus (WNV) and St. Loui....More Details

image - State Launches Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign State Launches Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign 8/18/2015
In response to an alarming number of infant deaths related to unsafe sleep environments, state and county officials launched a new campaign to educate parents on the ABCs of Safe Sleep: Alone, on thei....More Details

image - The ABCs of Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign The ABCs of Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign 8/14/2015
About 50 infants on average die each year in Maricopa County due to an unsafe sleep environment, and most of these are preventable.....More Details

image - SNAP/Nutrition Benefits via Farmers Markets Increase 1200% SNAP/Nutrition Benefits via Farmers Markets Increase 1200% 8/3/2015
The amount of food assistance dollars being spent at Maricopa County farmers markets has increased more than 13 times what it was in 2008, meaning more options for low-income families to incorporate f....More Details

image - Phoenix’s first smoke-free park signage installed Phoenix’s first smoke-free park signage installed 7/27/2015
At the urging of STAND Youth Coalition members from Trevor G. Browne High School, the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board approved a policy that prohibits the use of all tobacco products in El Oso Park....More Details

image - First West Nile Virus Deaths of 2015 Confirmed First West Nile Virus Deaths of 2015 Confirmed 7/17/2015
After reporting 17 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) infection this season to date, Maricopa County Department of Public Health announced today its first death of the season from the dise....More Details

image - First West Nile Case Confirmed in Maricopa County First West Nile Case Confirmed in Maricopa County 7/7/2015
As the state enters monsoon season, the Arizona Department of Health Services is reminding residents to protect themselves and their homes against mosquitoes because of the risk of diseases such as We....More Details

image - Public Health Employee Receives 'Walking College Fellowship' Public Health Employee Receives 'Walking College Fellowship' 5/22/2015
Following a highly competitive selection process, America Walks, a national advocacy organization that promotes walking and walkable communities, has selected Linda Mohr-Strecker with Maricopa County ....More Details

image - Health Departments Investigating Rare Salmonella Outbreak Health Departments Investigating Rare Salmonella Outbreak 5/15/2015
Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) in collaboration with Maricopa County Environmental Services Department (MCESD) and Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) are investigating a....More Details

image - Department of Public Health Named SCALE Awardee Department of Public Health Named SCALE Awardee 4/21/2015
Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH), on behalf of the Health Improvement Partnership of Maricopa County (HIPMC), today announced it has been named a final awardee and will receive fund....More Details

image - Phoenix Launches First Ever ‘Kicks Butts’ Week April 20-24 Phoenix Launches First Ever ‘Kicks Butts’ Week April 20-24 4/14/2015
On Thursday morning, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton will be joined by Dr. Bob England, director of the Maricopa County Department of Public Health to launch the Phoenix Kicks Butts initiative, a joint cam....More Details

image - Grant Awarded to Promote Public Health Collaborative Grant Awarded to Promote Public Health Collaborative 4/9/2015
United Health Foundation will announce a $1 million grant to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) on Friday, April 10, 2015 to support its Preventive Health Collaborative (PHC), whi....More Details

Volunteers Needed for Door-to-Door Community Heat Survey 3/19/2015
As part of its effort to learn more about public health readiness and response to extreme heat and other disasters, Maricopa County Department of Public Health will be administering a door-to-door sur....More Details

image - Maricopa County Confirms Pediatric Flu Death Maricopa County Confirms Pediatric Flu Death 2/4/2015
Today, Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) confirmed a pediatric death due to influenza. The otherwise healthy child died from the H3N2 strain of influenza A.....More Details

image - Maricopa County Confirms Second Case of Measles Maricopa County Confirms Second Case of Measles 1/27/2015
Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed an adult woman as its second case of measles. This individual had exposure to the family from Pinal County with confirmed cases of measles and....More Details

image - Measles in Maricopa County Linked to Disneyland Measles in Maricopa County Linked to Disneyland 1/22/2015
Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed that a woman in her 50’s tested positive for measles after visiting Disneyland in mid-December. The woman has since recovered. During her infe....More Details

image - Flu Arrives in Maricopa County, ahead of Large-Scale Events Flu Arrives in Maricopa County, ahead of Large-Scale Events 1/9/2015
As the Valley prepares for Super Bowl, ProBowl, the Waste Management Open, Barrett Jackson and other events, hospitals across the Valley reported to Public Health this week that they are seeing increa....More Details

image - Health Study Looks at School Properties for Community-Use Health Study Looks at School Properties for Community-Use 12/9/2014
A community-based study in the Roosevelt School District is underway to help analyze how increased accessibility to District-owned properties, such as playgrounds, sports fields, gyms, and vacant lots....More Details

image - Update: Traveler from Sierra Leone tests Negative for Ebola Update: Traveler from Sierra Leone tests Negative for Ebola 11/28/2014
Earlier this morning, Phoenix Fire responded to a 911 call from a returning traveler from Sierra Leone who, after arriving in Maricopa County on Wednesday, began experiencing gastrointestinal issues e....More Details

image - Vital Registration to Open New Office in West Valley Vital Registration to Open New Office in West Valley 11/24/2014
On December 1, Maricopa County Public Health’s Office of Vital Registration will open a new location in the West Valley. Its newest site, at 1850 N. 95th Ave., Ste. 182 in Phoenix joins 3 other Vital ....More Details

image - Great American Smokeout: Quit Tobacco or Never Start Great American Smokeout: Quit Tobacco or Never Start 11/18/2014
Great American Smokeout: Student Groups from Around the State Urging Smokers to Spend Money Elsewhere, Quit Tobacco or Never Start PHOENIX (Nov. 18, 2014) - Students Taking a New Direction (STAND) ....More Details

image - MIHS as “Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence" MIHS as “Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence" 11/7/2014
The Maricopa County Special Health Care District Board of Directors has unanimously agreed to accept a request by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health and the Arizona Department of Health S....More Details

image - First Statewide Case of Enterovirus D68 in Maricopa County First Statewide Case of Enterovirus D68 in Maricopa County 10/23/2014
Late yesterday, the Arizona Department of Health Services confirmed to Maricopa County Department of Public Health that the state’s first case of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is in Maricopa County.....More Details

image - Activity Break Video for Schools to Battle Obesity Activity Break Video for Schools to Battle Obesity 10/21/2014
Today, Phoenix Gorilla, Scorch and kids from Garfield Elementary helped to launch a new tool to fight obesity in the classroom. “Join the Challenge” is a fun, interactive video produced in partnershi....More Details

image - "Join the Challenge: Dance Workout Video for Kids" Event "Join the Challenge: Dance Workout Video for Kids" Event 10/14/2014
The Phoenix Suns Gorilla, Phoenix Suns Dance Team and the Mercury Hip-Hop Squad will be joined by students from Garfield Elementary to unveil “Join the Challenge: Dance Workout Video for Kids” on Tues....More Details

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