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Healthcare Associated Infections

By | December 29th, 2014|Licensing, Prevention|

Healthcare-Associated infections continued to be a major (and largely preventable) threat to patient safety in Arizona during 2014 - although we had better results this year.  The 2014 National and State Healthcare Associated Infections Progress Report found significant reductions for nearly all infections in Arizona. Arizona’s public health system takes a layered approach to preventing [...]

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Public Health Preparedness – an AZ Strength

By | December 14th, 2010|Preparedness|

Public health threats are always present. They include natural disasters; biological, chemical, and radiological incidents; and explosions. The impact of these threats can range from local outbreaks to incidents with national or global ramifications.  Last year’s  influenza pandemic underscored the importance of communities being prepared for potential threats. Being prepared to prevent, respond to, and [...]

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