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Public Health Agencies Working to Prevent the Spread of Measles

By | March 11th, 2019|Preparedness|

Late on Friday, working with Pima County Health Department, our Arizona State Public Health Laboratory confirmed Arizona’s first case of measles of 2019. A family and their young child traveled  internationally to an area with active measles cases and the child became sick with measles. The child’s health is improving now, but the work of [...]

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Health Impact Assessment Training

By | February 18th, 2016|Prevention|

Our Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity, in collaboration with the Arizona Alliance For Livable Communities, is sponsoring a new, two-day Health Impact Assessment (HIA) training course designed and presented by Habitat Health Impact Consulting. The purpose of the training is to build the skills of local health departments, non-governmental organizations and other agencies to [...]

Ebola Outbreak Over in West Africa

By | January 4th, 2016|Preparedness|

On December 29, 2015, the WHO declared the end of Ebola virus transmission in Guinea, following up the declared end of the outbreak in Liberia in September and in Sierra Leone in November. This is the first time since the outbreak began two years ago the original chain of transmission has been halted. While sporadic [...]

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