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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Maricopa County Reports its First West Nile Death of Season

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Media availability: A spokesperson will be available from 1:30-3:00pm on Wednesday, September 1. Please call Sonia Singh to schedule.Contact: Sonia Singh, Maricopa County Public Health: (602) 679-3098

PHOENIX (September 1, 2021) – The Maricopa Co...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Delta Variant Increases COVID-19 Risk in Maricopa County


Media availability: Virtual availability will be from 12:30pm-2:00pm on Friday, July 9. Call to schedule. Media contact: Sonia Singh,, 602-679-3098

There is new evidence that the more-contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 i...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Maricopa County Reports First Heat Death of 2021

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The first heat death of 2021 in Maricopa County has been confirmed in a male older adult. This comes as Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) releases the 2020 heat report, with a record high of 323 heat-related deaths in 2020. This is 62% h...

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