Every week, our disease detectives in the Bureau of Epidemiology and Disease Control send data to our national partners at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Data from Arizona and other states is compiled to provide an overall picture of the nation’s health. Since it is a weekly […]
One of public health’s major partnerships is with practicing clinicians. In any threat to the public’s health – be it environmental, nuclear, infectious, chronic or substance-related – clinicians work with health departments to recognize and respond appropriately. Now it is easier than ever for them to find public health resources and […]
A report card that contains 41 percent is never good. But so goes the disappointing findings from a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) that found that during the 2013-2014 flu season, only 41 percent of pregnant women received the seasonal flu vaccine.
Previous report cards would have shown 35 percent of […]
The offices of Arizona Department of Health Services are closed 1/16/2017 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being and is an essential component to our overall health. It affects how we think, feel and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices.
Having a strong mental health outlook can benefit your life in more ways than one. Try adding the following tips […]