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Volunteers Needed for Door-to-Door Community Heat Survey 3/19/2015
As part of its effort to learn more about public health readiness and response to extreme heat and other disasters, Maricopa County Department of Public Health will be administering a door-to-door sur....More Details

image - Maricopa County Confirms Pediatric Flu Death Maricopa County Confirms Pediatric Flu Death 2/4/2015
Today, Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) confirmed a pediatric death due to influenza. The otherwise healthy child died from the H3N2 strain of influenza A.....More Details

image - Maricopa County Confirms Second Case of Measles Maricopa County Confirms Second Case of Measles 1/27/2015
Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed an adult woman as its second case of measles. This individual had exposure to the family from Pinal County with confirmed cases of measles and....More Details

image - Measles in Maricopa County Linked to Disneyland Measles in Maricopa County Linked to Disneyland 1/22/2015
Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed that a woman in her 50’s tested positive for measles after visiting Disneyland in mid-December. The woman has since recovered. During her infe....More Details

image - Flu Arrives in Maricopa County, ahead of Large-Scale Events Flu Arrives in Maricopa County, ahead of Large-Scale Events 1/9/2015
As the Valley prepares for Super Bowl, ProBowl, the Waste Management Open, Barrett Jackson and other events, hospitals across the Valley reported to Public Health this week that they are seeing increa....More Details

image - Health Study Looks at School Properties for Community-Use Health Study Looks at School Properties for Community-Use 12/9/2014
A community-based study in the Roosevelt School District is underway to help analyze how increased accessibility to District-owned properties, such as playgrounds, sports fields, gyms, and vacant lots....More Details

image - Update: Traveler from Sierra Leone tests Negative for Ebola Update: Traveler from Sierra Leone tests Negative for Ebola 11/28/2014
Earlier this morning, Phoenix Fire responded to a 911 call from a returning traveler from Sierra Leone who, after arriving in Maricopa County on Wednesday, began experiencing gastrointestinal issues e....More Details

image - Vital Registration to Open New Office in West Valley Vital Registration to Open New Office in West Valley 11/24/2014
On December 1, Maricopa County Public Health’s Office of Vital Registration will open a new location in the West Valley. Its newest site, at 1850 N. 95th Ave., Ste. 182 in Phoenix joins 3 other Vital ....More Details

image - Great American Smokeout: Quit Tobacco or Never Start Great American Smokeout: Quit Tobacco or Never Start 11/18/2014
Great American Smokeout: Student Groups from Around the State Urging Smokers to Spend Money Elsewhere, Quit Tobacco or Never Start PHOENIX (Nov. 18, 2014) - Students Taking a New Direction (STAND) ....More Details

image - MIHS as “Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence" MIHS as “Infectious Disease Treatment Center of Excellence" 11/7/2014
The Maricopa County Special Health Care District Board of Directors has unanimously agreed to accept a request by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health and the Arizona Department of Health S....More Details

image - First Statewide Case of Enterovirus D68 in Maricopa County First Statewide Case of Enterovirus D68 in Maricopa County 10/23/2014
Late yesterday, the Arizona Department of Health Services confirmed to Maricopa County Department of Public Health that the state’s first case of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is in Maricopa County.....More Details

image - Activity Break Video for Schools to Battle Obesity Activity Break Video for Schools to Battle Obesity 10/21/2014
Today, Phoenix Gorilla, Scorch and kids from Garfield Elementary helped to launch a new tool to fight obesity in the classroom. “Join the Challenge” is a fun, interactive video produced in partnershi....More Details

image - "Join the Challenge: Dance Workout Video for Kids" Event "Join the Challenge: Dance Workout Video for Kids" Event 10/14/2014
The Phoenix Suns Gorilla, Phoenix Suns Dance Team and the Mercury Hip-Hop Squad will be joined by students from Garfield Elementary to unveil “Join the Challenge: Dance Workout Video for Kids” on Tues....More Details

image - FREE Emergency Preparedness Expo on Sep. 6th FREE Emergency Preparedness Expo on Sep. 6th 8/28/2014
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 multicultu....More Details

image - First Death of 2014 from West Nile Virus Confirmed First Death of 2014 from West Nile Virus Confirmed 7/24/2014
After reporting 3 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus infection this season to date, Maricopa County Department of Public Health announced today its first death of the season from the disease. Th....More Details

image - Maricopa County Confirms First Heat Death of the Season Maricopa County Confirms First Heat Death of the Season 6/19/2014
Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed that a man in his mid-60’s is the county’s first death due to heat-related illness this year. The man, who also had underlying health conditio....More Details

image - Measles Confirmed In Maricopa County Measles Confirmed In Maricopa County 4/9/2014
Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed that an unvaccinated individual returning from Europe has measles. While in Maricopa County, this individual visited multiple public locations....More Details

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