Arizona Department of Health Services, Director’s Blog

Arizona to be featured by @FDAFood on Twitter

bbq-kabobsThe Food and Drug Administration’s 50 State Food Safety Twitter Tour is underway and Arizona will be featured on August 4th. This tour aims to encourage engagement through social media by promoting the best content the 50 state agricultural and/or health agencies have on food safety. The Food Safety Tour […]

By | August 3rd, 2015|General, Preparedness|0 Comments

Arizona State Hospital Updates

ASH Administration buildingOur state hospital team has really been working hard over the past few months! In May of 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services completed an inspection of the hospital and provided us with a report of their findings. With a new leadership team in place, they’ve been busy putting together […]

By | July 23rd, 2015|Behavioral Health|0 Comments

New HIV Data Released

flusurveillanceWe recently published our HIV/AIDS Integrated Epidemiologic Profile, which includes data from 2009-2012 and contains information about comorbidity of HIV with other infectious diseases like tuberculosis, valley fever, and some STDs.  In comparison to other states, Arizona’s case count is average.  As of 2013, 15,798 people in Arizona were living […]

By | July 8th, 2015|General|0 Comments