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image - Arizona’s first Zika case recorded in traveler Arizona’s first Zika case recorded in traveler 3/29/2016
Arizona Department of Health Services and Maricopa County Department of Public Health confirmed the state’s first case of Zika virus in a Maricopa County resident. The older adult woman traveled outsi....More Details

image - “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right” With Maricopa Healthy App “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right” With Maricopa Healthy App 3/10/2016
March is National Nutrition Month, and a new app makes it easy for Maricopa County residents to live National Nutrition Month’s 2016 theme, “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right.”....More Details

image - Maricopa County Confirms First Pediatric Flu Death of Season Maricopa County Confirms First Pediatric Flu Death of Season 2/19/2016
The Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) confirmed the first influenza-related pediatric death of the 2015-2016 flu season.....More Details

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

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