In preparation for National Kick Butts Day on March 15—a national day when youth speak up and take action against tobacco use—the Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids offers mini grants to support groups across the U.S. that demonstrate creativity, youth leadership, and careful planning to reach the media […]
Our Bureau of Child Care Licensing is excited to partner with the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s ECO-Healthy Child Care program. The program helps child care providers throughout Arizona with the latest information on environmental hazards of most concern for our children. Children’s Environmental Health Network is a national non-profit […]
The Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital in Nogales, AZ has recently become the first Arizona hospital to be added to the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll of the Immunization Action Coalition. The Honor Roll recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that have attained high coverage rates for administering hepatitis B vaccine […]
Most tooth decay can be prevented through a combination of interventions like our school-based sealant program and our fluoride mouth rinse program. If left untreated, tooth decay can lead to difficulty eating, speaking, and learning in school. Tooth decay can affect anyone, but we are seeing oral health disparities continue to exist for many Arizona school children. The issues […]
In response to client and provider concerns, we have been working with Maricopa County to develop an improved eligibility process for clients participating in the Ryan White and AIDS Drug Assistance Programs. These programs are critical to providing care, services, and medication assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS who […]
The offices of the Arizona Department of Health Services are closed 2/20/2017 in observation of Presidents’ Day.