Arizona Department of Health Services, Director’s Blog

Contact Tracing can Help Public Health to Slow the Spread of Diseases

Arizona is actively working on several components to ensure the health of our communities as we gradually begin allowing services to resume in our state. One of public health’s core preparedness responsibilities is the ability to trace contacts of individuals who test positive for COVID-19. By increasing testing […]

By | May 4th, 2020|Preparedness|0 Comments

Arizona Specific COVID-19 Models and Projections

Since December 2019, when we first heard about cases of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China, the Arizona public health system has been closely monitoring COVID-19 on an international, national, and local level. Mitigating the spread of COVID-19, as well as responding to the impacts of […]

By | April 22nd, 2020|Preparedness|0 Comments

Arizona WIC Services During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Arizona WIC Program is continuing to support our communities during the COVID-19 outbreak. WIC staff are dedicated to helping make sure that mothers and young children have access to healthy foods, breastfeeding support, and are getting accurate information and appropriate recommendations during this public health situation.

By | April 16th, 2020|Preparedness, Prevention|0 Comments