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Never too early to guard against mosquito-borne illness

By | July 27th, 2021|Preparedness|

It’s been an active Arizona monsoon so far, and that means it’s also time to be thinking about mosquitoes and guarding against West Nile virus.  West Nile, the most common mosquito-borne disease in Arizona, causes symptoms in about 20% of those infected ranging from fever, headaches, and body aches to, in rare cases, inflammation of [...]

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Extreme Weather Impacts Public Health

By | April 6th, 2017|Preparedness|

Note: This week is National Public Health Week. This week I have a five-part public health series that explores the vast network of programs and services that help improve the health and wellness of all Arizonans.  Arizona is a diverse state with a wide range of weather. This can lead to extreme heat in the [...]

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