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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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Posted on: April 6, 2021

26,036 Essential Education Workers Vaccinated in Maricopa County

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PHOENIX, Ariz. (April 6, 2021) After providing more than 54,000 vaccinations for K–12 educators, school staff and childcare workers in a span of just ten weeks, Maricopa County Department of Public Health has concluded its targeted Points-of-Dis...

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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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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Maricopa County Wins Outstanding Innovations in Elections Award

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The Maricopa County Elections Department is being nationally recognized for its innovative Vote Center wait time feature, providing voters a convenient way to search and find Vote Centers online. 

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission named the ...

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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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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Maricopa County General Election Results Posted

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Unofficial results are now posted for the November General Election.Early tallies show 1,487,624 voters cast a ballot. This represents about 57.32 percent of total eligible voters, which is the highest number of early ballots ever released on Election Nig...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Maricopa County Vote Centers Are Open This Weekend

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Maricopa County voters who have an issue preventing them from voting in-person on Election Day can visit any of the Vote Centers beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 through Monday at 5 p.m. 

State law requires that a voter must provide identificat...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

November General Election Early Voting Begins October 7

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Early Voting begins October 7 for the November General Election. More than 2 million early ballots are on their way to voters, and in-person Vote Centers open today.

Maricopa County is expanding voting access for the November General Election, while focusi...

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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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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 22, 2020

Maricopa County Launches Text-Message Outreach to Positive COVID-19 Cases

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PHOENIX (May 22, 2020)—Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has now added text messaging to its toolbox to inform COVID-19-positive Maricopa County residents about what they need to do to take care of themselves and reduce the spr...

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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 1, 2020

First Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Maricopa County Jails

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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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Posted on: May 1, 2020

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

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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: 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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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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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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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Senior Receives New Air Conditioning Unit in Midst of Summer Heat

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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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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Aug 9

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People who have not been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are most at risk of getting the Delta variant.

Week of Aug 9, 2021 Update Includes:

  • Number of COVID-19 Cases in Maricopa County
  • 4+ Million Doses of Vaccine Given to Maricopa County Residents
  • How Many People Are Vaccinated In My Area?
  • COVID-19 & Schools
  • Masks in County Buildings
  • News Bites
  • Pets & Plac...
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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Legal Services Now Available to Renters in Maricopa County

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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: 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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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: 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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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Sept. 7

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COVID-19 transmission rates still dangerously high. Vaccines are our best chance at protecting children.

Week of Sept. 7, 2021 Update Includes:

  • COVID-19 Transmission Rates Still Dangerously High
  • First West Nile Death Confirmed in Maricopa County
  • High Pollution Advisory 
  • Data Shows Cases in Children Are Increasing Rapidly
  • Head Start Enrollment Is Underway...
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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 13, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Sept. 13

COVID-19-Update

Although demand for COVID-19 testing has increased during this recent surge in cases, testing is still available. How fast you get your results depends on where you’re tested, what type of test you receive, and demand at the time.

Week of Sept. 13, 2021 Update Includes:

  • COVID-19 Case Count
  • Symptomatic? Get A COVID-19 Test
  • Excessive Heat Warning In Effect
  • Don't Wait. Get Tested. 
  • Get Protection Against The Flu And COVID-19
  • News Bites
  • Pets & Places
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View the Full Update Here> Daily COVID-19 Updates