After many years of planning and conducting of public forums throughout the Navajo Nation, the Navajo Tribal Council recently approved legislation establishing the Navajo Department of Health. Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed the legislation into law.
The new law establishes the Navajo Department of Health as the lead […]
Arizona is experiencing a record shift in the number of older adults. By 2050, the number of Arizonans age 65 and older is expected to increase 174%, which represents 2,422,186 people. Also, the current trend of longevity among aging adults represents both opportunities and challenges in the years ahead. Older adults […]
Ever wonder what happens to your info when you go to the doctor? If you have one of the 90+ reportable conditions in Arizona, your case report travels from your healthcare provider’s office to your local, state, or tribal health departments, and for some diseases it’s de-identified and sent all […]
Our Vital Health Statistics team along with our partners at the UA College of Public Health completed our Medical Marijuana Program’s 3rd Annual Report this week. You’ll find a wide range of information in the report including data about the demographics and kinds and qualifying conditions of our […]