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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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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Maricopa County Reports its First West Nile Death of Season, Community Urged to ‘Fight the Bite’

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PHOENIX (July 11, 2019) – The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is reminding the community to prevent mosquito bites with 27 human cases of West Nile virus infection reported this season, including one death. The individual who died wa...

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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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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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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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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Maricopa County Appoints Public Health Director

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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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Posted on: March 12, 2019

New Survey Asks Maricopa County Residents How Their Community Affects Their Health

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PHOENIX (March 12, 2019) – How would you rate the quality of life where you live? What do you feel are the biggest strengths in your community? Residents can provide valuable input on questions like these and help inform where resources are need...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Maricopa County Congenital Syphilis Rates Have Doubled in the Last Two Years

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PHOENIX (Feb. 20, 2019) – Last year, 30 babies in Maricopa County were born with congenital syphilis (CS), a preventable disease that occurs when a mother with syphilis passes the infection on to her baby during pregnancy. Five of these babies d...

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