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Arizona Celebrates the 2018 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion

By | May 8th, 2018|Preparedness|

The Arizona Department of Health Services and The Arizona Partnership for Immunization are proud to announce that Lieutenant Commander Greg Sarchet, from White River Indian Hospital/Indian Health Service/Unites States Public Health Service has been selected as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Immunization Champion for Arizona. The annual CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award, given jointly [...]

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National Infant Immunization Week

By | April 18th, 2016|Preparedness|

We’re kicking of National Infant Immunization Week this week and are excited to recognize the healthcare providers, public health workers, and parents who protect our babies and communities from preventable diseases through vaccination. Without these immunization champions, our Arizona communities would be at a much greater risk of infectious disease outbreaks. Last week, we celebrated [...]

Influenza Widespread in AZ

By | January 6th, 2011|Preparedness|

With last year’s pandemic, we saw how influenza can be unpredictable in terms of who it affects most, when it occurs, and what strains will circulate.  This season we are back to a more usual flu season, at least so far.  Our first laboratory-confirmed cases were detected earlier than most years (at the end of [...]