Preparedness & Response
Maricopa County Department of Public Health is the primary agency responsible for protecting the health and wellness of residents and visitors during a public health emergency. Public Health works closely with with healthcare system partners, as well as local, state, tribal and federal agencies to ensure coordination of response and communication.
Learn more about Preparedness and Response including tips on how to prepare for an emergency.
Learn about heat-related illnesses, heat tips, statistics, and resources.
Here you can learn how smoke can affect you, what health conditions can be worsen by smoke, those individuals more at risk, and how to protect yourself.
In the event of a public health emergency, volunteers will be needed to assist in the distribution of medication to the residents of Maricopa County.