Prepare to protect your family from potential emergencies

By | September 13th, 2021|Preparedness|

Emergencies can happen without warning. The disastrous flooding around Arizona during this monsoon reminded us of that. September – before the weather turns to winter in the high country and outdoor activities resume in the deserts – is the perfect time to prepare for disasters that can happen at any time. State and federal governments [...]

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Updated Arizona Specific COVID-19 Models and Projections

By | May 26th, 2020|Preparedness|

Over the past few months, we have been reviewing projections and models to ensure we have adequate healthcare resources to meet the needs of Arizonans during this pandemic. The news is encouraging: most of the current models continue to show that Arizona’s capacity is sufficient to meet the projected need for hospital beds and ventilators. [...]

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National Preparedness Month

By | September 5th, 2018|Preparedness|

As you may know, September is National Preparedness Month. This is an ideal time to spread the word about disaster readiness and take steps to prepare yourself and your loved ones for all types of disasters. If you haven’t already done so, be sure to learn the building blocks of preparedness − be informed, make [...]

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This is An Exercise

By | November 20th, 2013|Preparedness|

Arizona’s public health and healthcare system teamed up with the ADHS including our Bureau of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and the Arizona Division of Emergency Management last week in one of the largest preparedness exercises of the year. The objective was to test and build preparedness capabilities across the emergency management system in AZ. More than 3,000 [...]

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