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As COVID-19 cases rise, please help keep ERs open for emergencies

By | January 14th, 2022|Preparedness|

With the Omicron variant spreading rapidly, Arizona has seen more COVID-19 cases in the past week than any other week of the pandemic. Alongside this increase, we’ve seen more people seeking care in hospital emergency rooms and more people seeking COVID-19 testing.  Both of these are challenging in their own right. But one avoidable problem [...]

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COVID-19 testing has come a long way in Arizona

By | December 29th, 2021|Preparedness|

Since the start of the pandemic, more than 15.5 million diagnostic tests have allowed Arizonans to learn whether they have COVID-19 and take action to protect themselves and others.  Testing has come a long way in Arizona, both in terms of capacity and options. COVID-19 tests are available to everyone, including the uninsured, at low [...]

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Political Convention Food Tested by Our Lab

By | September 11th, 2012|General|

Our State Lab performed chemical and biological surveillance testing on food samples from the Republican National Convention.  We were selected to participate in the testing because of our reputation and previous experience working with the Food Safety Inspection Service for the detection of biological and chemical agents in food.  The samples arrived at the State Laboratory [...]

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AZ HIV Surveillance Hits the Mark

By | September 29th, 2011|General, Prevention|

Arizona’s HIV surveillance hit the mark in the latest CDC national Incidence report.  Arizona led the nation in testing and treatment completeness and test results. We’re very proud to have published the first ever Arizona specific HIV incidence estimate which is now posted on our website.

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