Public Health

Maricopa County's current COVID-19 Community Level is HIGH.  Learn more about ways to stay safe and prevent further transmission of COVID-19.

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The mission of the Public Health Department is to make healthy lives possible.



  1. COVID-19 and Flu Spread Widely in Maricopa County

    Posted to Public Health on June 10, 2022

    Maricopa County is now in the “medium” community level of spread according to CDC. Flu is also widespread, well past the typical mid-winter peak and with significantly higher case counts than are usually seen at this time of year. Read on...
  1. Maricopa County Announces First Probable Monkeypox Case

    Posted to Public Health on June 7, 2022

    Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) and Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) have identified the state’s first probable monkeypox case. Read on...
  1. County Program Provides Health Care and Other Support to Pregnant Moms Facing Substance Use Disorder

    Posted to Public Health on May 12, 2022

    A new initiative in Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is working to support pregnant people with substance use disorder (SUD) to ensure that newborns and their families have the best chance to grow and thrive. Read on...
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Come work for Maricopa County Department of Public Health, the 3rd largest health jurisdiction in the country! Our staff live by our mission: to make healthy lives possible and aim to serve Maricopa County residents with a focus towards health equity and a data-driven approach to our work. We value our staff's unique skills and differences, as well as the varied experiences and disciplines we represent. We come together to reach our vision of creating a healthy, safe and thriving community.