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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Maricopa County Public Health Releases Dashboard for School Reopening Metrics

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PHOENIX (August 14, 2020)—Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has launched a dashboard designed to help school officials in Maricopa County determine if their communities are meeting reopening metrics set by the Arizona Departmen...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Board Approves Mask Regulations Due to Community Spread of COVID-19

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Update:  The Board of Supervisors passed amendments to these regulations on 6/26/2020 in the definitions and exemptions sections of the proclamation.  You can see the newest version here.

Phoenix – In light of the rapid growth i...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Public Health Advises Residents on How to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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Maricopa County Public Health Reminds Residents That They Have a Role to Play in Slowing the Spread of COVID-19

Strongly recommends that all residents wear masks in public settings 

 PHOENIX (June 10, 2020)&m...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Board Allocates $399 Million for COVID-19 Response and Recovery

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Maricopa County is injecting nearly $400 million into the local economy to help combat COVID-19.  With today’s unanimous vote by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, there’s now a clearer picture of how individuals, famil...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Maricopa County Public Health Launches Massive COVID-19 Investigation and Contact Tracing Effort

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PHOENIX (May 13, 2020)—Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has launched a massive scaling-up of its ongoing communicable disease investigation and contact tracing program to address the increased number of cases resulting from th...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Maricopa County Continues Restaurant Inspections During COVID-19 Pandemic

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PHOENIX (May 7, 2020) – The Maricopa County Environmental Services Department’s inspection of restaurants and other essential food operations has continued as normal with more than 900 inspections conducted each week since the executiv...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Food Assistance and More: Maricopa County, Partners Alert Public to Available Services

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Many individuals and families in Maricopa County are experiencing the ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with some relying on the social safety net for the first time in their lives.  Maricopa County and its partners want residents to know ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Maricopa County Public Health Provides Guidance on COVID-19 Testing Options

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PHOENIX (April 30, 2020)—With more COVID-19 testing options available, residents need to be aware of how testing options vary and what information they do and do not provide. The two main types of tests currently available answer two different q...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Maricopa County Increases Efforts to Assist Homeless Population

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More Beds, Safer Outdoor Space

PHOENIX (April 28, 2020) – Maricopa County is taking additional action to support those experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic, moving people off the streets and into newly-leased indoor locations; s...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Maricopa County Preparing to Expand Contact Tracing

Public Health update on contact tracing

PHOENIX (April 23, 2020)— Maricopa County Department of Public Health is preparing to increase its capacity to contact people who have been exposed to COVID-19.  In order to best monitor COVID-19 cases and community risk,  MCDP...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Maricopa County COVID-19 data shows continued flattening of hospitalizations

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Maricopa County data shows continued flattening of hospitalizations 

Community is encouraged to keep doing what we’re doing 

 

PHOENIX (April 15, 2020)—Maricopa County&nbs...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Social Distancing Efforts Appear to Be Working; Slower Rise in Hospitalizations

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Social Distancing Efforts Appear to be Working to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Maricopa County data shows a slower rise in hospitalizations 

 

PHOENIX (April 8, 2019)—Maricopa County Department of Public ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Maricopa County Opens PPE Donation Management Program

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PHOENIX (April 2, 2020) – Due to the severe supply chain disruption of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), those who serve the most vulnerable populations are at risk of running out of supplies. In response to this need, Maricopa County Departm...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Maricopa County Chairman Signs Emergency Declaration

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March 18, 2020—PHOENIX— The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Clint Hickman signed a Proclamation of a Local Emergency in Maricopa County. This action will provide additional resources to assist the county with coordinating...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Maricopa County Emergency Operations Center Activated to Assist with COVID-19 Response

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March 16, 2020 (Phoenix) – At 10:00 a.m. on March 16, 2020, Maricopa County activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to assist the Maricopa County Department of Public Health in handling the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

There are three...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 Identified in Pinal County

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NEWS RELEASE 

For Immediate ReleaseLive stream available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuOFMXm8A1k or https://www.facebook.com/maricopacountyaz/

Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 Identified in Pinal CountyThe case may signal community spre...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Public Health Agencies Confirm One Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Maricopa County

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NEWS RELEASE 

Media Contacts:Case questions: Sonia Singh (MCDPH), Mobile: 602-679-3098Lab questions: Chris J. Minnick (ADHS), Mobile: 480-772-1568

Arizona State Public Health Laboratory Confirms One Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Maricopa...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Maricopa County Holds Ribbon Cutting Event at Intake, Transfer, and Release Facility

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February 19, 2020—PHOENIX— Maricopa County is entering a new era of public safety, one with the promise of more efficiency for taxpayers and better outcomes for those who enter and exit the jail system. Today, county and municipal lead...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Eddie Cook Appointed Maricopa County Assessor

Eddie Cook

In a unanimous vote, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Gilbert Town Councilman Eddie Cook as the next Maricopa County Assessor.

“Eddie Cook is a dedicated public servant who has proven he puts constituents, and not himself, first...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Watch LIVE: Appointment of County Assessor

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Watch the Board of Supervisors Special Meeting on Appointment of County Assessor Live.

View in full screen on our YouTube channel>>

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Approves 229 Voting Locations

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To reduce wait times and improve the voter experience, the Maricopa County Elections Department is more than tripling the number of voting locations for the March 17, 2020 Democratic Presidential Preference Election.

On Election Day, voters will have 229 v...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Get the latest updates on Novel Coronavirus

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We know many people have questions about 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Maricopa.gov/Coronavirus is a source you can trust for reliable information from Maricopa County Public Health, CDC, and other trusted partners, which includes details about the virus specif...

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