Public Health

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



  1. Maricopa County Reports its First West Nile Death of Season, Community Urged to ‘Fight the Bite’

    Residents are urged to do their part to protect themselves and those around them from mosquito-borne diseases. Read on...
  1. MCDPH Has Identified Hepatitis A Exposure at Genghis Grill Restaurant in Tempe Marketplace

    Although the risk of transmission to restaurant patrons is thought to be low, some restaurant patrons who ate at Genghis Grill at Tempe Marketplace may have been exposed to Hepatitis A. Read on...
  1. Maricopa County Confirms First Heat Death of the Season

    As the Valley comes out of cooler-than-usual temperatures, Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed the county’s first heat-associated death this year. Read on...


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