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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Board Issues Statement Regarding Assessor Petersen

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On October 10, 2019, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors issued the following statement regarding Assessor Paul Petersen:

"Due to the serious nature of these allegations and out of respect for the Maricopa County Assessor's Office, each member of...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Monsoon 2019 Wrap: One Tornado, But Not Much Rain

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Monsoon 2019 was drier than normal but that didn’t mean it was uneventful. A storm on September 23 brought about 40% of the total rainfall for the season and included a tornado that touched down briefly in New River.

The Flood Control District of Maricopa ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Healthy Giving Campaign Kick-Off

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This week, community leaders came together to announce a new partnership and next steps for an important initiative helping fight homelessness in Maricopa County.

Thanks to a new partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, led by Phoenix Councilwoman ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Allister Adel Appointed Maricopa County Attorney

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For the first time in Maricopa County history, a woman will serve as the county’s chief prosecutor.  Allister Adel was sworn into office this morning after a unanimous vote of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, appointing her as ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 1, 2019

New County Attorney Could Be Appointed This Week

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PHOENIX, Ariz. – October 1, 2019 – The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will look to appoint a new County Attorney this week, less than a month after officially accepting Bill Montgomery’s resignation.

Here is the timeline of events:

Tuesday, O...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Board Accepting Applications for North Mesa JP Vacancy

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for Justice of the Peace in the North Mesa Judicial Precinct. Judge Cecil P. Ash, who has served in that position for six and a half years, is retiring effective September 30, 2019.

Per state l...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 27, 2019

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

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Watch Chairman Gates and Supervisor Hickman’s message about Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and, on average, one Arizonan will commit suicide every seven hours, accordin...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Maricopa County Unveils Redesigned Website, Focused on Resident Experience

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There’s a new and improved way to “get it done” with Maricopa County. The County’s redesigned website, Maricopa.gov, delivers an improved mobile experience, streamlined content and navigation, and a more effective search bar, powered by Google. The site s...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 18, 2019

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Just last year, there were at least 85 deaths as a result of domestic violence in Arizona. Approximately 60% of those happened in Maricopa County, according to the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence.

Maricopa County’s Board of ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 11, 2019

County Attorney Vacancy: Board Appoints Seven to Citizen Advisory Committee

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved members of a seven-person citizen committee that will screen applicants for the vacant county attorney position and make recommendations.  Committee members include community leaders, attorneys, a...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Board of Supervisors Outlines Process for Filling County Attorney Vacancy

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications for County Attorney. Today the Board officially accepted the resignation of Bill Montgomery and set forth a process for filling the vacancy.

State law assigns the Board of Supervisors r...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 4, 2019

New Justice of the Peace Appointed

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PHOENIX – Today the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed a new Justice of the Peace for the McDowell Mountain Precinct.  Michele Reagan was chosen to fill a position that involves resolving criminal complaints and a variety of...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Award-Winning County Program Addresses Link Between HIV Suppression, Stable Housing

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There are more than 18,000 people in Arizona who have been diagnosed with HIV according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.  Montez Shelby is hoping to be one of the success stories, thanks to an award-winning Maricopa County program.

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Office of Communications
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Maricopa County Invests in Homelessness Solutions

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Connecting people to housing and jobs; watching out for families, youth, and the most vulnerable on our streets; helping people find stability and success upon release from jail. These are all part of a regional approach that is getting strong support and...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Maricopa County Named Among Nation's Top Digital Counties

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Maricopa County is being recognized as one of the best in the country at leveraging technology and data to serve residents.  The Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) named Maricopa County among the w...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Board of Supervisors Looks to Appoint New Justice of the Peace

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for Justice of the Peace in the McDowell Mountain Precinct. Judge Michael Reagan, who has served in that position for more than 15 years, is retiring effective July 26, 2019.

The district encom...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: July 2, 2019

County Administration Building to Reopen on Wednesday 7/3

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Phoenix - County leaders intend to reopen the County Administration Building at 301 West Jefferson Street on Wednesday, July 3.  The building was closed to the public on Monday and Tuesday after an electrical fire knocked out power to several dow...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: July 1, 2019

UPDATE: Most County Buildings Downtown to Reopen Tuesday

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Phoenix - The County Administration Building at 301 West Jefferson Street will remain closed for a second day on Tuesday, July 2 in the aftermath of an electrical fire that caused power outages to several buildings in the downtown core.  All othe...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Some County Buildings Closed on 7/1 After Fire and Power Outage

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Some County Buildings Closed After Fire and Power Outage

Phoenix - Several County buildings are closed today after a fire led to power outages and road closures in downtown Phoenix.  Buildings closed to the public include the county administration...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Mandela Washington Fellows Visit Maricopa County

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Mandela Washington Fellows visited Maricopa County to learn about public management practices.

The 25 fellows are from 19 different African counties.

“These are the up and coming super stars from across Africa who have distinguished themselves in government...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Board of Supervisors Takes More Active Role in Maricopa County Elections

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors took action to enhance the way county elections are run in the nation’s fastest-growing county.  The vote to approve the final, amended recommendations of a countywide election work group—following ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Board of Supervisors Approves Final FY 2020 Budget

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With a new decade on the horizon, the nation’s fastest-growing county is making smart investments to further position itself as an attractive, long-term home for families and businesses. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a final budget of...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Measurable Impact: Mosaic Program Helping Reduce Recidivism

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The Mosaic substance abuse program is having a measurable impact on Maricopa County’s moderate to high risk jail population.

New statistics show, in 2017, Mosaic participants had a recidivism rate approximately 20% below two control groups of county inmate...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 11, 2019

County Leaders Tour Maryvale Hospital

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A court room, mental health services, space for attorneys, and an active emergency room are all coming together under one roof on the west side of Phoenix. Members of the Board of Supervisors and County leaders recently joined Superior Court and Maricopa ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Providing a Home to Homeless Youth

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Maricopa County partnered with Catholic Charities and Homeless Youth Connection to help buy and renovate a home that will serve as a safe place for homeless youth to stay while they’re connected to a host home. 

Maricopa County ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Maricopa County receives 31 National Achievement Awards

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Maricopa County received 31 National Achievement Awards this year from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for programs that increase residents’ well-being and improve the use of technology to transform how we do business.

The award-winnin...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Maricopa County Gets Rid of Overdue Fines at its Public Libraries

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PHOENIX, Ariz. – May 22, 2019 – Maricopa County is welcoming thousands of customers back to its public libraries. The Board of Supervisors has voted to eliminate overdue fines – and to waive existing overdue fines &a...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Elections Work Group Presents Findings to Board of Supervisors

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The Elections Work Group tasked with examining the structure, staffing, and technology of the Elections Department shared its findings with the Board of Supervisors today. To see the presentation and Work Group report, please visit our 2019 Elections Proj...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Board of Supervisors Approves Tentative FY 2020 Budget

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With a new decade on the horizon, the nation’s fastest-growing county is making smart investments to further position itself as an attractive, long-term home for families and businesses.  Today, the Board of Supervisors approve...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Six Students Recognized for Stormwater Artwork

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Maricopa County Board of Supervisors honored the winners of the 2019 Stormwater Pollution Awareness Poster Contest this week.

Stormwater runoff is one of the leading causes of water pollution in the United States. In an effort to bring awareness to this pr...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Employee Eliminates Barriers to Connect with People, Receives Tom Manos Outstanding Service Award

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Maricopa County employee Michele Castañeda-Martinez has received the 2019 Tom Manos Outstanding Service Award.

Each year, the award is given to an employee who lives up to the example set by the former county manager, Tom Manos. This pe...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Boards Appoints Kyrene Constable

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PHOENIX – Today the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed a new constable for the Kyrene Justice Precinct. Ben Halloran was selected from a large pool of applicants for the position that was vacated by Kent Rini in February.

“T...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Maricopa County To Manage Additional 1,000+ Acres of Public Land

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PHOENIX –The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) signed a lease agreement allowing the Parks and Recreation Department to enter into a Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) lease with the BLM Hassayampa F...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Donation Will Launch Pet Help Program

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Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is launching a new program thanks to a private donation.

The Board of Supervisors have accepted a $45,000 donation from Cathy Rinaldi, a longtime Animal Care and Control volunteer. This donation will help launch Mari...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Board Approves Public Safety Dock at Lake Pleasant

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Phoenix – The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved design and construction of a new dock and boathouses at Scorpion Bay Marina within Lake Pleasant Regional Park. This addition will be for the exclusive use of the Maricopa County Parks and Recrea...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Jack Sellers Appointed as District 1 Supervisor

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Maricopa County has a new Supervisor representing parts of the East Valley. Jack Sellers was appointed today to represent District 1 by unanimous vote of the Board of Supervisors.

“What an honor and privilege it is to be appointed to serve on thi...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Last Board Meeting for Supervisor Denny Barney

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During his final official meeting as a Maricopa County supervisor, Denny Barney, District 1, expressed gratitude to his colleagues on the Board, county staff, and constituents, as well as family and close friends who attended his final board meet...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Working Group Created to Make Elections Recommendations

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The Board of Supervisors directed the county manager to form a working group that may lead to substantial changes in the way elections are run in the fourth most populous county in the country.

The 2018 Primary and General Elections saw massive turnout and...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Bill Gates Elected Chairman of Board of Supervisors

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January 9, 2019 – PHOENIX – Bill Gates, the newly-elected Chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, says county government is making a difference on pressing regional issues such as water, environmental health, and growth a...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 8, 2019

ASU Sustainability Grant Finalized

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At a check presentation ceremony today, Maricopa County finalized a partnership with Arizona State University that will result in practical ways to reduce urban heat and improve air quality in our region.

In November, the Maricopa County Industrial Develo...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Office of the Medical Examiner Receives Full Accreditation

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The premier professional organization for medical examiners is giving its highest endorsement to the Maricopa County Office of the Medical Examiner (OME). OME has received full accreditation from the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) for th...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Elves Donate to Shelter Pets

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This week, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors accepted a donation of collars, toy, and treats from the East Side Elves valued at $7,371. 

The East Side Elves collected the items and made sure Maricopa County Animal Care and Control shelter p...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Board Canvasses Nov. 6 Election

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has approved the canvass of the November 6, 2018 General Election. Today’s canvass sends election results from Maricopa County to the Secretary of State’s office for review.

“I want to ...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: November 17, 2018

Celebrating Maricopa Trail and Take A Hike Day

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Maricopa County celebrated a Maricopa Trail milestone and Take A Hike Day with free entry to regional parks November 17.

“Phase 1 of the Maricopa Trail is now complete.  This is a huge achievement for our Parks Department and a cause wor...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Funding the Future: Maricopa County, ASU Combat Urban Heat

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The Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) approved a grant to the ASU Foundation for a New American University for research to help reduce urban heat and improve air quality. The $2.99 million grant is for three years and will help get th...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: November 2, 2018

External Report on 2018 Election Issues Released

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BerryDunn, the consulting firm hired by Maricopa County to review Election Day processes and related issues, has released its capstone report. The purpose of BerryDunn's work was threefold: to ensure that the Recorder's Office is implementing the recommen...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Maricopa County Supports Healthy Giving Campaign

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PHOENIX—Community leaders came together today to launch a campaign to show the generous people of Maricopa County how they can be part of long-term solutions for those experiencing homelessness.  The campaign builds on the vast network of goodwil...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Board of Supervisors Receives Status Update on November Election Plan

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors received a status update on the 2018 General Election today. County Recorder Adrian Fontes said his office was expecting record turnout for a midterm election, possibly a “threefold increase” com...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Help Identify Missing Persons

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Maricopa County works all year long to identify missing persons and bring closure to families, but not every attempt leads to a connection.

“In the state of Arizona alone, we have 1700 unidentified, and a lot of those cases are cases where we don...

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Office of Communications

News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2019

Reduce Dust When Planting Winter Ryegrass

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PHOENIX (September 10, 2019) — Maricopa County Air Quality Department (MCAQD) encourages commercial properties, government agencies, and residents to reduce dust this fall when switching to winter ryegrass. Overseeding can impact air quality by ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Meet Shelter Dogs During Wag ‘N Walk

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PHOENIX — Hiking with a dog ­‑ what’s not to love! The public is invited to enjoy an easy hike every first Saturday of the month where participants can meet a canine hiking buddy and adopt during the popular Wag N’ Walk events.

The program kicks off Saturd...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Keep Your Pet Safe With A License

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If only it were this easy for your lost dog to get home.

Did you know ...

  • Licensing your dog is the one sure way you know your pet will return home.
  • Licensed dogs get a free ride home!
  • All dogs 3 months and older must be licensed - it’s the law.
  • Lice...
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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Wag 'N Walk Monthly Hike

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Ready for a hiking buddy? Meet one – and other friends – during our monthly Wag ‘N Walk!

Maricopa County’s Animal Care & Control and Parks and Recreation Departments have united to bring you this program. You can...

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Animal Care & Control HomePage Call Out

News Flash

Posted on: February 13, 2019

Jack Sellers Appointed as District 1 Supervisor

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Maricopa County has a new Supervisor representing parts of the East Valley. Jack Sellers was appointed today to represent District 1 by unanimous vote of the Board of Supervisors.

“What an honor and privilege it is to be appointed to serve on this outstand...

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Board of Supervisors, District 1

News Flash

Posted on: July 18, 2019

Board of Supervisors Looks to Appoint New Justice of the Peace

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for Justice of the Peace in the McDowell Mountain Precinct. Judge Michael Reagan, who has served in that position for more than 15 years, is retiring effective July 26, 2019.

The district encom...

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Supervisor Chucri Appointed Honorary Consul to Estonia

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Maricopa County Supervisor Steve Chucri has found a new way to serve his community and country. His latest endeavor involves a new title: Mr. Chucri is Arizona’s Honorary Consul to the Republic of Estonia.

“I come from a family of immig...

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: June 13, 2019

June Update

Greater Phx

The June update includes information on the: 

  • Tenative FY 2020 Budget Approved
  • Arbor Day
  • McDowell Mountain Regional Park
  • GPEC Executive Mission
  • Marc Community Resources & Partners in Recovery
  • Gilbert Public Safety Training Facility
  • Register for our ...
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Additional Info... Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: March 6, 2019

April Update

Farm Breakfast - April 2019

The April update includes information on the: 

  • FAA sets workshops on noisy flight path changes
  • Breakfast on the Farm
  • Reigning Grace Ranch
  • Hawes Trail Alliance
  • National County Government Month

Read for more information >


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Additional Info... Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: March 6, 2019

March Update

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The March update includes information on the: 

  • Passing of the Gavel
  • Announcement of the New District 1 Supervisor
  • ASU Partnership
  • First Place Press Conference
  • PETCO Donation
  • AZ Air National Guard
  • Arizona Heart Foundation
  • Chandler Chamber of Commerce
  • Maric...
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Additional Info... Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: December 14, 2018

2018 Year in Review

2018 Projects included:

  1. Creating a Healthier Urban Environment
  2. More Job Connections
  3. Regional Leadership on Homelessness
  4. Good Governance

Read the newsletter to see my year in review infographic.

Read my article for project details.

Watch my year in review video.

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Grant Money to Help At-Risk Populations in Maricopa County

PHOENIX, Ariz. – November 29, 2018 – The collaboration between Maricopa County and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) continues this year with Board approval of another round of grants from SRPMIC.  More th...

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Maricopa County, ASU Partner to Combat Urban Heat, Improve Air Quality

The $2.99 million grant is for three years and will help get the Healthy Urban Environments (HUE) Initiative at Arizona State University off the ground.

The Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) approved a grant to the ASU Foundation for a...

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Summer Newsletter

Topics in this issue include:

  • Animal Shelter Update
  • What We Can Do About the Heat
  • St. Mary's Community Kitchen

View the Monthly Update.

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Board of Supervisors, District 2
Posted on: November 21, 2017

November Newsletter

Maricopa County National Adoption Day

Topics covered in this issue include:

  • Thanksgiving Greeting
  • National Adoption Day
  • Teens Giving Back

View the Monthly Update.

Receive Steve Chucri’s Quarterly Update directly to your mailbox as soon as it becomes available: Click to subscribe


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Board of Supervisors, District 2

News Flash

Posted on: July 25, 2019

Maricopa County Named Among Nation's Top Digital Counties

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Maricopa County is being recognized as one of the best in the country at leveraging technology and data to serve residents.  The Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) named Maricopa County among the w...

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Board of Supervisors, District 3
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Board of Supervisors Takes More Active Role in Maricopa County Elections

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors took action to enhance the way county elections are run in the nation’s fastest-growing county.  The vote to approve the final, amended recommendations of a countywide election work group—following ...

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Board of Supervisors, District 3
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Board of Supervisors Approves Final FY 2020 Budget

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With a new decade on the horizon, the nation’s fastest-growing county is making smart investments to further position itself as an attractive, long-term home for families and businesses. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a final budget of $2.57 bil...

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Board of Supervisors, District 3
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Maricopa County receives 31 National Achievement Awards

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Maricopa County received 31 National Achievement Awards this year from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for programs that increase residents’ well-being and improve the use of technology to transform how we do business.

The award-winnin...

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Board of Supervisors, District 3
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Board Approves Public Safety Dock at Lake Pleasant

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Phoenix – The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved design and construction of a new dock and boathouses at Scorpion Bay Marina within Lake Pleasant Regional Park. This addition will be for the exclusive use of the Maricopa County Parks and Recrea...

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Board of Supervisors, District 3
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Donation Will Launch Pet Help Program

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Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is launching a new program thanks to a private donation.

The Board of Supervisors have accepted a $45,000 donation from Cathy Rinaldi, a longtime Animal Care and Control volunteer. This donation will help launch Mari...

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Board of Supervisors, District 3
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Bill Gates Elected Chairman of Board of Supervisors

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January 9, 2019 – PHOENIX – Bill Gates, the newly-elected Chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, says county government is making a difference on pressing regional issues such as water, environmental health, and growth and can do even more ...

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Board of Supervisors, District 3

News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2019

Buckeye Hills Regional Park Gets Energized

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After years of operating on solar power and diesel generators, Buckeye Hills Regional Park, a Maricopa County regional park located in the far west valley, has been energized! In 2016, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation and Facilities Management Dep...

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Learn More Board of Supervisors, District 4
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Board of Supervisors Takes More Active Role in Maricopa County Elections

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors took action to enhance the way county elections are run in the nation’s fastest-growing county.  The vote to approve the final, amended recommendations of a countywide election work group—following ...

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Board of Supervisors, District 4
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Board of Supervisors Approves Final FY 2020 Budget

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With a new decade on the horizon, the nation’s fastest-growing county is making smart investments to further position itself as an attractive, long-term home for families and businesses. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a final budget of $2.57 bil...

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Board of Supervisors, District 4

News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2019

Buckeye Hills Regional Park Gets Energized

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After years of operating on solar power and diesel generators, Buckeye Hills Regional Park, a Maricopa County regional park located in the far west valley, has been energized! In 2016, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation and Facilities Management Dep...

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Learn More Board of Supervisors, District 5
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Board of Supervisors Takes More Active Role in Maricopa County Elections

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors took action to enhance the way county elections are run in the nation’s fastest-growing county.  The vote to approve the final, amended recommendations of a countywide election work group—following ...

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Board of Supervisors, District 5
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Board of Supervisors Approves Final FY 2020 Budget

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With a new decade on the horizon, the nation’s fastest-growing county is making smart investments to further position itself as an attractive, long-term home for families and businesses. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a final budget of $2.57 bil...

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Board of Supervisors, District 5

News Flash

Posted on: September 9, 2019

Board of Supervisors Outlines Process for Filling County Attorney Vacancy

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications for County Attorney. Today the Board officially accepted the resignation of Bill Montgomery and set forth a process for filling the vacancy.

State law assigns the Board of Supervisors responsibility for appointing a new county attorney in the case of a vacancy. The process for making that appointment is not defined by state law but was agreed upon today by a unanimous vote of the Board. The pr...

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Clerk of the Board Special Announcements

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Be Resilient. Talk to Your Neighbors About Emergency Preparedness.

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How can you become a more resilient community? Talk to your neighbors.

We encourage you to start conversations about emergency preparedness within your own neighborhoods. Discuss questions like:

Who may need further assistance during an emergency?

Who has special skills that may be beneficial in an emergency: CPR training, Com...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Laveen Neighborhood Project Progress Continues

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Laveen’s History of Flooding

Monsoon 2014 brought significant flooding to Maricopa County, and cities and towns looked to the Flood Control District (the District) to help those neighborhoods that were flooded. The flooding was particularly heavy...

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Additional Info... Flood Control District
Posted on: August 6, 2019

FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT’S ALERT SYSTEM WINS NATIONAL AWARD

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In 2007, the National Hydrological Warning Council created an awards program to highlight excellent work and innovation in the field of hydrologic warning. This year, at the conference and exposition in Louisville, Kentucky, the Flood Control District of ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Allister Adel Appointed Maricopa County Attorney

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For the first time in Maricopa County history, a woman will serve as the county’s chief prosecutor.  Allister Adel was sworn into office this morning after a unanimous vote of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, appointing her as ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Board Issues Statement Regarding Assessor Petersen

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On October 10, 2019, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors issued the following statement regarding Assessor Paul Petersen:

"Due to the serious nature of these allegations and out of respect for the Maricopa County Assessor's Office, each member of...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Healthy Giving Campaign Kick-Off

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This week, community leaders came together to announce a new partnership and next steps for an important initiative helping fight homelessness in Maricopa County.

Thanks to a new partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, led by Phoenix Councilwoman ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Monsoon 2019 Wrap: One Tornado, But Not Much Rain

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Monsoon 2019 was drier than normal but that didn’t mean it was uneventful. A storm on September 23 brought about 40% of the total rainfall for the season and included a tornado that touched down briefly in New River.

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Maricopa County Unveils Redesigned Website, Focused on Resident Experience

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There’s a new and improved way to “get it done” with Maricopa County. The County’s redesigned website, Maricopa.gov, delivers an improved mobile experience, streamlined content and navigation, and a more effective search bar, powered by Google. The site s...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Just last year, there were at least 85 deaths as a result of domestic violence in Arizona. Approximately 60% of those happened in Maricopa County, according to the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence.

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Orange cones ahead? We’ve got you covered

Maricopa County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is using ‘smart’ technology to shorten commute times through construction zones. The technology is known as Smarter Work Zone (SWZ) and MCDOT is one of the first in the nation to uti...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Allister Adel Appointed Maricopa County Attorney

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For the first time in Maricopa County history, a woman will serve as the county’s chief prosecutor.  Allister Adel was sworn into office this morning after a unanimous vote of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, appointing her as ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Board Issues Statement Regarding Assessor Petersen

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On October 10, 2019, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors issued the following statement regarding Assessor Paul Petersen:

"Due to the serious nature of these allegations and out of respect for the Maricopa County Assessor's Office, each member of...

Read on...

Newsroom Headlines
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Healthy Giving Campaign Kick-Off

Healthy Giving Campaign

This week, community leaders came together to announce a new partnership and next steps for an important initiative helping fight homelessness in Maricopa County.

Thanks to a new partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, led by Phoenix Councilwoman ...

Read on...

Newsroom Headlines
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Monsoon 2019 Wrap: One Tornado, But Not Much Rain

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Monsoon 2019 was drier than normal but that didn’t mean it was uneventful. A storm on September 23 brought about 40% of the total rainfall for the season and included a tornado that touched down briefly in New River.

The Flood Control District of Maricopa ...

Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Maricopa County Unveils Redesigned Website, Focused on Resident Experience

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There’s a new and improved way to “get it done” with Maricopa County. The County’s redesigned website, Maricopa.gov, delivers an improved mobile experience, streamlined content and navigation, and a more effective search bar, powered by Google. The site s...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Board Accepting Applications for North Mesa JP Vacancy

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for Justice of the Peace in the North Mesa Judicial Precinct. Judge Cecil P. Ash, who has served in that position for six and a half years, is retiring effective September 30, 2019.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Just last year, there were at least 85 deaths as a result of domestic violence in Arizona. Approximately 60% of those happened in Maricopa County, according to the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence.

Maricopa County’s Board of Supervisor...

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Posted on: October 6, 2019

Maricopa County Parks receives Arizona Forward Award of Distinction

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On September 21, more than 650 business leaders, political officials, scholars, and community members filed into the 50th Anniversary Gala hosted by Arizona Forward to see who would take home the coveted Environmental Excellence Awards. Arizona Forward is...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Maricopa County's regional parks prepare to lift annual fire ban

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The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will lift its annual fire ban on Wednesday, October 9. This allows park visitors to use campfires, fire pits, and charcoal grills.

“With the cooler temperatures and several schools on fall break, we know ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Buy One, Get One Camping Promotion Returns to Maricopa County Parks

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Beginning October 1, Maricopa County’s Parks and Recreation Department will bring back the popular Buy One, Get One camping promotion! The promotion allows park visitors who pay the camping fee for one night, or more, at a desert mountain county...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Parks annual fire ban to be implemented on May 1

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Maricopa County regional parks set May 1 as the start date for annual fire ban

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will initiate its annual fire ban on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. “Given the abundance of rain we’ve received ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

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There are no Competition Impracticable procurements under consideration by Maricopa County at this time.

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

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There are no Sole Source procurements under consideration by Maricopa County at this time.

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

FREE Emergency Preparedness & Wellness Expo on Sept. 21

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For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Jhoana Molina, Public Health: (602) 722-0509Media B-Roll available at http://bit.ly/2019ExpoVideos  

PHOENIX (September 11, 2019) – Maricopa County Department of Public Health’s Building Brid...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

UPDATE: Additional Sites Added Where Individuals May Have been Exposed to Measles in Maricopa County

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Additional Sites Added Where Individuals May Have been Exposed to Measles in Maricopa County

PHOENIX (Aug. 26, 2019) – Maricopa County Department of Public Health and Arizona Department of Health Services are continuing to...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Measles Exposure Linked to World Hip Hop Dance Championship; Watch for Symptoms until Sept 2

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Please contact: Sonia Singh, Public Health: 602-679-3098

PHOENIX (Aug. 23, 2019) – Today, Maricopa County Department of Public Health and Arizona Department of Health Services learned that a teenage international traveler competing in the World H...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 1, 2019

MCDPH Has Identified Hepatitis A Exposure at Genghis Grill Restaurant in Tempe Marketplace

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PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate ReleaseDr. Sunenshine will be available for interviews today from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Please call to schedule.

Media Contact: Sonia Charry, Maricopa County Public Health, 602-679-3098

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Safe Kids of Maricopa County Transitions to Child Crisis Arizona

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release

Contacts: Jeanene Fowler, MCDPH: 602-722-1806 (c)Allison Hurtado, Child Crisis AZ: 480-834-9424

Safe Kids of Maricopa County Transitions to Child Crisis Arizona

PHOENIX (April 30, 2019) - Having served as the lead agency...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Maricopa County Public Health Investigating TB Case at Local Hospital

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PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release

Dr. Sunenshine will be available for interviews today from 2-3 pm. Please call to schedule.Media Contact: Sonia Charry, Maricopa County Public Health: 602-679-3098

Maricopa County Public Health Investigating T...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Maricopa County Appoints Public Health Director

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PHOENIX (April 16, 2019) – Maricopa County is pleased to announce the appointment of Marcy Flanagan, DBA, MPH, MA as its new Public Health Director effective June 10, 2019. Flanagan currently serves as director of Pima County Department of Publi...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 12, 2019

New Survey Asks Maricopa County Residents How Their Community Affects Their Health

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PHOENIX (March 12, 2019) – How would you rate the quality of life where you live? What do you feel are the biggest strengths in your community? Residents can provide valuable input on questions like these and help inform where resources are need...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Maricopa County Congenital Syphilis Rates Have Doubled in the Last Two Years

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PHOENIX (Feb. 20, 2019) – Last year, 30 babies in Maricopa County were born with congenital syphilis (CS), a preventable disease that occurs when a mother with syphilis passes the infection on to her baby during pregnancy. Five of these babies d...

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