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image - Maricopa County Confirms First Flu Death of Season Maricopa County Confirms First Flu Death of Season 12/15/2015
Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is confirming its first death due to flu this season, a woman in her late 70’s with underlying medical conditions who had been hospitalized.....More Details

image - FREE Emergency Preparedness Expo on Sept. 26th FREE Emergency Preparedness Expo on Sept. 26th 9/23/2015
Maricopa County Department of Public Health’s Office of Preparedness and Response, in partnership with Metrocenter Mall and first responders, will celebrate National Preparedness Month with a multicul....More Details

image - Arizona Tied to Multi-State Outbreak of Salmonella Arizona Tied to Multi-State Outbreak of Salmonella 9/4/2015
State health officials are working with federal and local partners to investigate 66 cases of Salmonella Poona infections that appear to be linked to eating garden variety cucumbers grown outside of t....More Details

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

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