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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Board of Supervisors Finalizes Interview List for District 2 Supervisor

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will interview seven of the 22 applicants for the position of District 2 Supervisor. They will meet in executive session on Friday, December 3, 2021 to conduct those interviews with:

Thomas Galvin

Christopher Glover

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Groundbreaking Marks Construction of Affordable Housing Collaboration

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City of Avondale, Maricopa County, and Non-profit Trellis Partner to Bring Affordable Homes Ready for Occupancy in Summer 2022

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Avondale, Ariz. (Nov. 17, 2021) – Construction is now underway on a project that will bring n...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Board Seeks Applicants for Kyrene Precinct Constable

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors seeks applicants for appointment to the position of Kyrene Justice Precinct Constable.  Constable Ben Halloran is resigning from the position as of December 31, 2021.

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Office of Communications
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Maricopa County Awards $16 Million to Valleywise Health to Expand Mental Health Services

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors today awarded $16 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to Valleywise Health to expand mental health care services in the nation’s fastest-growing county. It’s part of the Board&...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Board Appoints House Representative for District 30

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Christian Solorio to fill the Arizona House vacancy in Legislative District 30. 

District 30 covers west central Phoenix, from downtown all the way north to Dunlap Avenue and west to 67th A...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

East Animal Shelter Construction Contract Approved

Animal Care & Control East Valley Shelter Plans

Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a construction contract to build a new animal care shelter in the East Valley. The County has set aside $36 million to build a new, modern shelter space in the City of Mesa at Baseline Road and Lewi...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Board Appoints State Representative for District 28

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Sarah Liguori to fill the Arizona House vacancy in Legislative District 28.  

District 28 covers north central Phoenix, from I-17 in the west to Scottsdale Road in the east, Thomas...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Board of Supervisors Seeks Applicants to Replace Outgoing District 2 Supervisor

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will seek applicants for appointment to District 2 Supervisor starting next week. Today the Board accepted the resignation of current District 2 Supervisor Steve Chucri who plans to vacate the position on November ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Board Proclaims October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation today recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The proclamation comes as the Board makes new investments to support survivors.

“The last 18 months have had a dramatic negative ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Board of Supervisors Appoints Citizen Panel for LD 30 House Vacancy

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed a citizen panel to begin the process of filling the Arizona House vacancy in Legislative District 30.  District 30 covers west central Phoenix and Glendale.

The following people we...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Maricopa County Plans Formal Response to Senate’s Election Review

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September 28, 2021 (Phoenix) — With the Senate’s review of Maricopa County’s elections complete, the County today announced it will provide a comprehensive technical report in the coming weeks.

“It took the Cyber Nin...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Board of Supervisors Approves Precinct Lines

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The Board of Supervisors approved changes to voting precinct and justice court precinct lines to reflect development, population growth, and workload in the Maricopa County Justice Courts. Not surprisingly, the western and southeast regions of the County ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Maricopa County Invests $15M to Bring Domestic Violence Support Services into Community

Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors

Video: Remarks by Chairman Sellers, Supervisor GallardoVideo: Domestic Violence Survivor Story

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a landmark $15 million investment in domestic violence support services for Maricopa County residents. The fund...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Board Reaches Agreement With Senate Over Subpoenas

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Tonight, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with the Arizona State Senate that keeps county routers and other sensitive materials out of the hands of the Senate’s contractor, Cyber Ninjas.  The agreement also...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Legal Services Now Available to Renters in Maricopa County

Justice

Renters in Maricopa County facing eviction due to non-payment of rent now have access to legal services to help them understand their rights and to help prevent eviction. 

On Aug. 4, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a contract wit...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Board Appoints State Senator for District 30

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Raquel Terán to fill the Arizona Senate vacancy in Legislative District 30.

District 30 covers west central Phoenix, from downtown all the way north to Dunlap Avenue and west to 67th Aven...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Maricopa County Recognizes Second Responders’ Day on Sept. 1

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Phoenix, Ariz. (Sept. 1, 2021) – In appreciation to all of the people across the community who have tirelessly gone above and beyond serving the needs of people during this very trying time, Maricopa County adopted a resolution...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

New Maricopa County Dashboard Shows How American Rescue Plan Money Is Being Spent

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Members of the public have a new way to see how Maricopa County is using federal funds to bring services and stability to residents, families and businesses impacted by the pandemic. The Board of Supervisors approved spending priorities for $435 million i...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Maricopa County Creates Individual Assistance Center for Gila Bend Residents

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Maricopa County has a new resource for individuals and businesses affected by flooding in Gila Bend.  The Department of Emergency Management has created a webpage that compiles contact information for more than 20 government and community organiz...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Week of Aug 16

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Week of Aug 16, 2021 Update Includes:

  • Number of COVID-19 Cases in Maricopa County
  • Flood Emergency in Gila Bend
  • Monsoon 2021
  • Vaccines Save Lives: A Personal Story
  • Vaccines Work Against Delta
  • Update on Case Trends
  • School Outbreaks
  • News Bites
  • Pets & Places

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

MCDOT Maintenance Crews Out in Force Following Monsoons

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When a monsoon hits the valley, the Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) deploys its maintenance crews to set up barricades and close flooded roadways. The heavy rainfall last week created issues on roads throughout Maricopa County, includ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Chairman Declares Local Emergency After Gila Bend Flooding

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At 9:33 a.m. on August 14th, 2021, Chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, Jack Sellers, declared a Local Emergency for Maricopa County. The Maricopa County Department of Emergency Management has activated the Emergency Ope...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: August 16, 2021

Board of Supervisors Appoints Citizen Panel to Review LD-30 Senate Applicants

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As required by law, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has appointed a citizen panel to begin the process of filling the Arizona Senate vacancy in Legislative District 30.

The following people were chosen to sit on the panel:

  • Daniel Valenzuela (Chair)...
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Office of Communications
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Senior Receives New Air Conditioning Unit in Midst of Summer Heat

A/C Assistance for Seniors

Maricopa County Human Services, Area Agency on Aging Partnership Benefits Local Seniors

Just in time for the soaring summer temperatures, a local senior is thankful for her new air conditioning unit provided to her at no cost through the collaboration betw...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Maricopa County Launches “Just the Facts” Website to Combat Misinformation

Election Facts

July 23, 2021 (Phoenix) — There’s a new to way to get facts about Maricopa County elections. The Maricopa County Elections Department launched JustTheFacts.Vote today to address questions and misconceptions about the 2020 General Election as well...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Maricopa County Secures New Tabulation Equipment for Upcoming Elections

Elections Equipment

With the November 2021 elections fast approaching, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has obtained new election equipment to replace what the Arizona Senate subpoenaed and turned over to uncertified contractors. This comes after the Arizona Secretar...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Maricopa County Outlines Priorities for American Rescue Plan Dollars

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Maricopa County is using a new influx of federal funds to bring services and stability to individuals, families, and businesses impacted by the pandemic.

When the Board of Supervisors approved the fiscal year 2022 budget, they also approved spending priori...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Board of Supervisors Cuts Property Tax Rate, Invests in Public Health

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Final FY 2022 budget includes funds for pandemic response and future infrastructure

After helping the nation’s fastest-growing county weather a pandemic and a year of financial uncertainty, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is putting mone...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Maricopa County Hits Milestone Providing Services to Unhoused Population

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PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 17, 2021) – Maricopa County Human Services Department has achieved a milestone of providing housing, transportation and vaccination services to more than 5,000 people experiencing homelessness.

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Maricopa County Adds New Level of Detail to Vaccination Data

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ZIP code data now includes demographics for better understanding of communities with lower vaccination rates

Maricopa County has now added demographic detail to their ZIP code-level vaccination data. This will help the county and its partners identify in f...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

New Cooled Sleeping Spaces Offer Relief from Soaring Heat

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Maricopa County Human Services Collaborates with St. Vincent de Paul Providing Heat Relief to the Unhoused Population

A newly expanded collaboration between the Maricopa County Human Services Department and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers 200 add...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Maricopa County Wins 56 National Achievement Awards

NACo 2021 Achievement Award Winners

Over the past year, Maricopa County employees worked tirelessly to connect residents to the information and services that save lives, support families, and strengthen democracy. Now, the nation’s fastest-growing county is being recognized with dozens of n...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Maricopa County Public Health Seeking Resident Input on COVID-19 Impacts

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Input on COVID-19 Impacts; Data to be Used to Establish Funding Priorities

PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 10, 2021) – A new survey from Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) asks Maricopa County residents ages 12 and up how COVID-19 has impacted them a...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Maricopa County Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign

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Campaign will give people who are on the fence about getting vaccinated info & resources

Maricopa County Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Campaign will give people who are on the fence about getting vaccinated info & resources Maricopa County is ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Board of Supervisors to Vote on Final Budget on June 21

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Tax Rate Will Be Set in August 

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will vote on final approval of its FY 2022 budget during a public hearing on Monday, June 21.? The Board, which also governs the Flood Control, Library, and Stadium districts...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Maricopa County Elected Leaders Call for End to Senate/Cyber Ninja Election Audit

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READ THE COUNTY’S LETTER TO SENATOR FANN

READ THE TECHNICAL DOCUMENT REFUTING FALSE CLAIMS

At a special public meeting today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a written response to allegations made by Arizona Senate President Ka...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Board of Supervisors Cuts Property Tax Rate, Invests in Public Health

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After helping the nation’s fastest-growing county weather a pandemic and a year of financial uncertainty, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is putting money in people’s pockets while also making investments to ensure a better future.&n...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Volunteers Give 94,360 Hours to Assist During Pandemic

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Maricopa County Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Efforts Valued at $2.9M

Since December 2020, volunteers in Maricopa County’s Medical Reserve Corps have donated 94,360 hours of their time to assist in the effort to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. These hou...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Board, County Attorneys Get National Honor for Elections Work

Elections Recognition

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and the County Attorney's Office are getting national recognition for their role in overseeing and ensuring free and fair elections in 2020.

At today’s board meeting, the National Associ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Residents, Staff at Long-Term Care Facilities Prioritized During Maricopa County COVID-19 Response

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Residents of long-term care and assisted living facilities and the staff that work to support their daily needs have been a priority for vaccination efforts by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH). To date, 844 facilities have enrolled ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Maricopa County Expands Rent and Utility Assistance

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With the CDC eviction moratorium set to expire at the end of the month, Maricopa County is providing a new way for individuals and families to get help with rent or utility payments.  Today, the County began accepting applications for the federal...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Board Seeks Applicants for West McDowell Precinct Constable

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Phoenix – The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors seeks applicants for appointment to the position of West McDowell Justice Precinct Constable. Constable Rudy Santa Cruz has retired, leaving the office vacant. 

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Maricopa County Library District Expands Technology & Internet Access Opportunities Wi-Fi Hotspots

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PHOENIX, Ariz. – Feb. 16 – Maricopa County Library District (MCLD) is expanding its Wi-Fi Hotspot and Chromebook lending program to all 18 of its libraries—a service that had previously been available at just four of its branches. Thanks to CARES...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Board Seeks Applicants for Ironwood Precinct Constable

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Phoenix – The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors seeks applicants for appointment to the position of Ironwood Justice Precinct Constable.  Constable Billy Jo Spurlock passed away last fall leaving the office vacant.

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Board of Supervisors Approves Extensive Audit of Elections Equipment

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to authorize a forensic audit of ballot tabulation equipment used in the 2020 elections. The audit is the culmination of a year-long effort by Maricopa County to ensure the accuracy of the f...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Jack Sellers Elected Chairman of Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

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January 6, 2021 – PHOENIX – Jack Sellers, the newly-elected Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, says he’s focused on building a brighter future for Maricopa County.?

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“Over the last year, I...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Maricopa County Registered Apprenticeship Program Ranked #1

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When it comes to connecting job seekers to paid apprenticeships, no one does it better than Maricopa County.  The U.S. Department of Labor ranks Maricopa County #1 in the United States for the number of people placed into registered apprenticeshi...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Maricopa County Announces Results of COVID-19 Antibody Project

Serosurvey Results

"Serosurvey” estimates that approximately one in 10 Maricopa County residents have been infected with COVID-19 

 

PHOENIX (November 16, 2020) — Results from a serosurvey conducted ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Board Aims to Narrow Digital Divide for Students with Almost $7 Million

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Federal dollars will purchase hot spots for school districts

At a time when technology is more important than ever to student learning, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is acting to make sure more schools have strong internet connections. The Board...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Flu Event Attendees: "I don't want to get sick again."

Flu Vaccines

Jenny German is not taking any chances with the flu this year.

"I don't want to get sick again like I did last year."

German says she caught the flu, then spread it to loved ones.  So, when she heard Maricopa County Department of...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Board Seeks Applicants for Ironwood Precinct Constable

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Phoenix – The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors seeks applicants for appointment to the position of Ironwood Justice Precinct Constable.  Constable Billy Jo Spurlock passed away recently leaving the office vacant.

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Maricopa County Encourages Flu Shots In October, Provides Free Vaccine Events Across Region

Flu Vaccines

Maricopa County is asking residents to get their flu vaccine within the next three weeks. Getting vaccinated by the end of October ensures you are protected for the entire flu season, even if the flu starts circulating earlier than normal. 

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Maricopa County Announces COVID-19 Antibody Project

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“Serosurvey” will estimate how much of Maricopa County’s population has been infected with COVID-19 

PHOENIX (September 2, 2020)—Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is embarking on an investi...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Board of Supervisors Approves Final FY 2021 Budget Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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Operating budgets cut by 2%; tax rate unchanged  

Maricopa County is putting hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds to immediate use helping people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic while also pulling back on discretionary spending unrel...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Board Approves Mask Regulations Due to Community Spread of COVID-19

Maricopa County and COVID-19

Update:  The Board of Supervisors passed amendments to these regulations on 6/26/2020 in the definitions and exemptions sections of the proclamation.  You can see the newest version here.

In light of the rapid growth in positive COVID-19 ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Public Health Advises Residents on How to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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Maricopa County Public Health Reminds Residents That They Have a Role to Play in Slowing the Spread of COVID-19 

Strongly recommends that all residents wear masks in public settings 

 PHOENIX (June 10, 2...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Board of Supervisors to Vote on Final Budget on June 22

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Tax Rate Will Be Set in August 

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will vote on final approval of its FY 2021 budget during a public hearing on Monday, June 22.? The Board, which also governs the Flood Control, Library, and Stadium districts...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Correctional Health Services and MCSO Respond to a Rise in COVID-19 Cases in County Jails

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Phoenix - Maricopa County Correctional Health Services (CHS) and Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) are tracking and responding to a rise in COVID-19 cases inside jail facilities.

Since May 30th, confirmed cases rose from six to 30.  This represent...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Weekly Update (May 29): COVID-19 Resources and Information for Residents

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The Weekly Update for May 29 Includes:

  • Most Effective Protections Against COVID-19
  • Guidance for High-Risk Individuals And Those Who Are Sick
  • Updated COVID-19 Symptom List
  • Testing
  • Plans for Schools
  • Summer Camp Considerations
  • Travel
  • Excessive Heat and Your Health
  • Jo...
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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Building Permits Increase Despite COVID-19 Economic Fallout

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There’s not a lot of good economic news out there these days, but data from Maricopa County Planning and Development Department shows some encouraging signs for the nation’s fastest-growing county.? Building permit?submissions?are?up s...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Weekly Update (May 22): COVID-19 Resources and Information for Residents

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The Weekly Update for May 1st Includes:

  • Memorial Day Weekend Plans
  • Travel
  • Large Gatherings
  • Restaurants
  • Pools
  • County Parks
  • Don’t Forget the Basics
  • Financial Assistance
  • County Operations Impact
  • Public Inquiries

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

County Effort Provides Critical Services to Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Maricopa County and its partners are making new connections with those experiencing homelessness during the pandemic, giving hundreds of people safer places to live while also planning ahead for the summer heat and long-term needs.

“These are no ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Weekly Update (May 15): COVID-19 Resources and Information for Residents

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The Weekly Update for May 15th Includes:

  • "Stay Home” Order Expires; Physical Distancing Still Encouraged
  • Guidance for Going Out in Public
  • Face Masks and Coverings
  • Testing
  • Returning to Work
  • Help Finding A Job
  • Additional Assistance
  • County Operations ...
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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Maricopa County Public Health Launches Massive COVID-19 Investigation and Contact Tracing Effort

COVID-19-News Update

PHOENIX (May 13, 2020)—Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has launched a massive scaling-up of its ongoing communicable disease investigation and contact tracing program to address the increased number of cases resulting from th...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Weekly Update (May 8): COVID-19 Resources and Information for Residents

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The Weekly Update for May 1st Includes:

  • Reopening
  • Testing
  • Job Assistance
  • Food Assistance
  • Assistance for Women and Children
  • Mental and Emotional Health
  • Emergencies
  • County Operations Impact
  • Public Inquiries

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Food Assistance and More: Maricopa County, Partners Alert Public to Available Services

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Many individuals and families in Maricopa County are experiencing the ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with some relying on the social safety net for the first time in their lives.  Maricopa County and its partners want residents to know ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 1, 2020

First Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Maricopa County Jails

Correctional Health Update

May 1, 2020 - Maricopa County Correctional Health Services (CHS) and Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received the first positive test for COVID-19 of someone in custody in a jail facility.

The individual was arrested on April 26th. During the in...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Weekly Update (April 10): COVID-19 Resources and Information for Residents

Covid

The Weekly Update for May 1st Includes:

  • “Stay Home” Order Extended
  • Testing
  • Updated COVID-19 Symptoms
  • Families and Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Job Assistance
  • Pets and COVID-19
  • Heat Relief
  • County Operations Impact
  • Public Inquiries

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Local Manufacturer Donates Surgical Gowns to Maricopa County Unified Command

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Senator McSally, Chairman Hickman grateful for much-needed PPE

(May 1, 2020) – Today, the Maricopa County Unified Command Center received a donation of 2,500 surgical gowns from AmSafe Manufacturing. Board of Supervisors Chairman Clint Hickman an...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Maricopa County Public Health Provides Guidance on COVID-19 Testing Options

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PHOENIX (April 30, 2020)—With more COVID-19 testing options available, residents need to be aware of how testing options vary and what information they do and do not provide. The two main types of tests currently available answer two different q...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Maricopa County Increases Efforts to Assist Homeless Population

More Beds. Safer Outdoor Space.

More Beds, Safer Outdoor Space

PHOENIX (April 28, 2020) – Maricopa County is taking additional action to support those experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic, moving people off the streets and into newly-leased indoor locations; s...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Maricopa County Parks Taking Preventive Actions to Protect Visitors

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Maricopa County’s parks, trails, and open spaces provide spaces for respite, health, and wellness. However the temporary closures of local gyms, entertainment services, and recreational opportunities has made open space parks and trails some of ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Maricopa Countys Regional Parks Update Park Operations

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The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department realizes that the community is seeking outdoor recreation opportunities where they can walk, hike, run, and bike while practicing safe social-distancing. To ensure park visitor and staff safety, the foll...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Maricopa County Elections Department Closes Front Counters

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Candidate Filing and Election Services by Appointment Only

March 31, 2020 (Phoenix) – To align with the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected” Executive Order by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, the Maricopa County Ele...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Board Of Supervisors Accepts Paul Petersen's Resignation

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors formally accepted the resignation of County Assessor Paul Petersen on Wednesday.

Petersen’s resignation from office comes almost three months to the day after his arrest on numerous criminal charges in connection wi...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Six Students Recognized for Stormwater Artwork

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Maricopa County Board of Supervisors honored the winners of the 2019 Stormwater Pollution Awareness Poster Contest this week.

Stormwater runoff is one of the leading causes of water pollution in the United States. In an effort to bring awareness to this pr...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Employee Eliminates Barriers to Connect with People, Receives Tom Manos Outstanding Service Award

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Maricopa County employee Michele Castañeda-Martinez has received the 2019 Tom Manos Outstanding Service Award.

Each year, the award is given to an employee who lives up to the example set by the former county manager, Tom Manos. This pe...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Donation Will Launch Pet Help Program

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Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is launching a new program thanks to a private donation.

The Board of Supervisors have accepted a $45,000 donation from Cathy Rinaldi, a longtime Animal Care and Control volunteer. This donation will help launch Mari...

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