Arizona Department of Health Services, Director’s Blog

COVID-19 Dashboard Now Includes Data about Antibody Testing

ADHS has worked in partnership with laboratories and healthcare providers across Arizona to increase COVID-19 testing capacity. Increased testing is now possible due to greater availability of testing supplies, which weren’t available earlier in the course of this outbreak. More information about testing gives public health a better understanding of how Arizona has been impacted by COVID-19 and […]

By | May 5th, 2020|Preparedness|0 Comments

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