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From Dr. Carmona: Now’s a great time to receive your COVID-19 vaccine

By | April 14th, 2022|Preparedness|

If you haven’t received a COVID-19 vaccine yet, now’s the time to join many other of your fellow Arizonans who are doing so right now. No one will criticize you; there is no shame. In fact, you’ll be welcomed with smiles and open arms! You are not alone. The Arizona Department of Health Services reports [...]

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Governor, Dr. Richard Carmona join forces in new COVID-19 vaccine PSA

By | December 30th, 2021|Preparedness|

A public service announcement featuring Governor Doug Ducey and Dr. Richard Carmona, 17th U.S. Surgeon General and the governor’s adviser on public health preparedness, is now airing on Arizona television stations in addition to social media and streaming media.  I hope you’ll heed their advice to help protect yourself and others from COVID-19:  Get vaccinated [...]

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Dr. Carmona: We Must Come Together to Defeat COVID-19

By | October 1st, 2021|Preparedness|

When I advise Governor Ducey and ADHS on emergency preparedness, including the COVID-19 pandemic, I give the best guidance I can from my perspective as 17th U.S. Surgeon General of the United States. I offer frank opinions and honest assessments, however inconvenient they might be.  And that’s what I will do with you as Arizona [...]

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Dr. Carmona: Changing the Narrative Key to Expanding Vaccination Against COVID-19

By | September 15th, 2021|General, Preparedness|

EDITOR’S NOTE: Dr. Richard Carmona, the 17th Surgeon General of the United States, is advising Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The best leaders – presidents, governors, mayors, CEOs – surround themselves with people who will tell them the truth, even when it [...]

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AzPHA Membership Helps You Grow as a Public Health Professional

By | April 23rd, 2013|General, Preparedness, Prevention|

Public health is a vast network of community partners that includes government agencies, medical professionals, community groups, advocates, private industry, and individual citizens- all working together to make our communities healthier.  The Arizona Public Health Association is a key Stakeholder by pulling all the partners together.  They’re a non-profit organization that’s been around since 1928.  [...]

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