Public Health

The mission of the Public Health Department is to make healthy lives possible.


  1. FREE Emergency Preparedness & Wellness Expo on Sept. 21

    This year’s theme, "Prepared Not Scared – Preparados No Asustados" reminds the community about the importance of personal preparedness. Read on...
  1. UPDATE: Additional Sites Added Where Individuals May Have been Exposed to Measles in Maricopa County

    Maricopa County Department of Public Health and Arizona Department of Health Services are continuing to investigate locations where a teenage visitor may have exposed others to measles. Read on...
  1. Measles Exposure Linked to World Hip Hop Dance Championship; Watch for Symptoms until Sept 2

    Today, MCDPH and Arizona Dept of Health Services learned that a teenage international traveler competing in the World Hip Hop Dance Championship at the Arizona Grand Resort in August has tested positive for measles and may have exposed others. Read on...

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Come work for Maricopa County Department of Public Health, the 3rd largest health jurisdiction in the country! Our staff live by our mission: to make healthy lives possible and aim to serve Maricopa County residents with a focus towards health equity and a data-driven approach to our work. We value our staff's unique skills and differences, as well as the varied experiences and disciplines we represent. We come together to reach our vision of creating a healthy, safe and thriving community.