Arizona Department of Health Services, Director’s Blog

AARP Arizona town hall on Omicron boosters has important information for all ages

AARP Town HallAARP Arizona has been a tremendous partner throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Our collaborations to promote public health have included virtual town halls for AARP members on COVID-19 vaccines and COVID-19 boosters. 

At 3:05 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, we’ll join AARP Arizona […]

By | September 28th, 2022|Preparedness|Comments Off on AARP Arizona town hall on Omicron boosters has important information for all ages

Fungus Disease Awareness Week: Valley fever not the only concern in Arizona

Fungal Disease Awareness WeekIn Arizona and nearby areas in the Southwest, there’s a strong likelihood that a person who develops a fungal infection is facing Valley fever. After all, roughly two-thirds of the nation’s Valley fever cases are diagnosed in Arizona. There have been […]

By | September 22nd, 2022|Prevention|Comments Off on Fungus Disease Awareness Week: Valley fever not the only concern in Arizona

Whether or not it’s called a pandemic, COVID-19 remains an active concern

Is the pandemic over?Is the COVID-19 pandemic over? 

That question is getting a lot of attention this week, and it’s natural to wonder where ADHS stands. In Arizona, however, we look past terminology to the impact of a virus on the health and wellness of our residents.  

There’s […]

By | September 20th, 2022|Preparedness|Comments Off on Whether or not it’s called a pandemic, COVID-19 remains an active concern