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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Public Health Officials Confirm Second Death Due to COVID-19

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For Immediate Release: March 22, 2020Media Contact: Chris J. MinnickMobile: 480-772-1568 (Text for quickest response)E-Mail: chris.minnick@azdhs.gov

Arizona Public Health Officials Confirm Second Death Due to COVID-19Take precautions and practi...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Public Health Officials Confirm First Death Due to COVID-19

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For Immediate Release: March 20, 2020Media Contact: Chris J. MinnickMobile: 480-772-1568 (Text for quickest response)E-Mail: chris.minnick@azdhs.gov

Arizona Public Health Officials Confirm First Death Due to COVID-19Take precautions and practic...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 Identified in Pinal County

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NEWS RELEASE 

For Immediate ReleaseLive stream available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuOFMXm8A1k or https://www.facebook.com/maricopacountyaz/

Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 Identified in Pinal CountyThe case may signal community spre...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Public Health Agencies Confirm One Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Maricopa County

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NEWS RELEASE 

Media Contacts:Case questions: Sonia Singh (MCDPH), Mobile: 602-679-3098Lab questions: Chris J. Minnick (ADHS), Mobile: 480-772-1568

Arizona State Public Health Laboratory Confirms One Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Maricopa...

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Public Health
Posted on: January 26, 2020

Public Health Agencies Confirm 2019 Novel Coronavirus Case in Arizona

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NEWS RELEASE 

For Immediate Release Jan. 26, 2020Media Contact: Chris J. MinnickMobile: 480-772-1568

Public Health Agencies Confirm 2019 Novel Coronavirus Case in Arizona

The Case is a Maricopa County Resident who Recently Returned from Wuhan, China...

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Public Health
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Mumps is on the Rise in Maricopa County; Providers Asked to Work with Public Health to Stop Outbreak

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PRESS RELEASE—For immediate release

Contact: Sonia Singh, Public Health: sonia.singh@maricopa.gov, (602) 679-3098

 

Mumps is on the rise in Maricopa County

Providers are asked to work with Public Health to stop the outbreak

PHOENIX (December...

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Public Health
Posted on: December 10, 2019

Maricopa County Confirms Pediatric Flu Death

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PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release

Contact:   Sonia Singh, Public Health: sonia.singh@maricopa.gov, 602-679-3098

 

Maricopa County Confirms Pediatric Flu Death

Officials ask Maricopa County residents to get their flu shot to hel...

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Public Health
Posted on: September 11, 2019

FREE Emergency Preparedness & Wellness Expo on Sept. 21

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For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Jhoana Molina, Public Health: (602) 722-0509Media B-Roll available at http://bit.ly/2019ExpoVideos  

PHOENIX (September 11, 2019) – Maricopa County Department of Public Health’s Building Brid...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 26, 2019

UPDATE: Additional Sites Added Where Individuals May Have been Exposed to Measles in Maricopa County

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MEDIA UPDATE FROM FRIDAY

Additional Sites Added Where Individuals May Have been Exposed to Measles in Maricopa County

PHOENIX (Aug. 26, 2019) – Maricopa County Department of Public Health and Arizona Department of Health Services are continuing to...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Measles Exposure Linked to World Hip Hop Dance Championship; Watch for Symptoms until Sept 2

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Please contact: Sonia Singh, Public Health: 602-679-3098

PHOENIX (Aug. 23, 2019) – Today, Maricopa County Department of Public Health and Arizona Department of Health Services learned that a teenage international traveler competing in the World H...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 1, 2019

MCDPH Has Identified Hepatitis A Exposure at Genghis Grill Restaurant in Tempe Marketplace

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PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate ReleaseDr. Sunenshine will be available for interviews today from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Please call to schedule.

Media Contact: Sonia Charry, Maricopa County Public Health, 602-679-3098

Maricopa County Public Heal...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Safe Kids of Maricopa County Transitions to Child Crisis Arizona

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release

Contacts: Jeanene Fowler, MCDPH: 602-722-1806 (c)Allison Hurtado, Child Crisis AZ: 480-834-9424

Safe Kids of Maricopa County Transitions to Child Crisis Arizona

PHOENIX (April 30, 2019) - Having served as the lead agency...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Maricopa County Public Health Investigating TB Case at Local Hospital

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PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release

Dr. Sunenshine will be available for interviews today from 2-3 pm. Please call to schedule.Media Contact: Sonia Charry, Maricopa County Public Health: 602-679-3098

Maricopa County Public Health Investigating T...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Maricopa County Appoints Public Health Director

Marcy Flanagan

PHOENIX (April 16, 2019) – Maricopa County is pleased to announce the appointment of Marcy Flanagan, DBA, MPH, MA as its new Public Health Director effective June 10, 2019. Flanagan currently serves as director of Pima County Department of Publi...

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