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. Safe Kids of Maricopa County Transitions to Child Crisis Arizona

    Having served as the lead agency for Safe Kids of Maricopa County for more than 20 years, MCDPH in partnership with the SKMC Board of Directors is transitioning its position as lead agency to Child Crisis Arizona. Read on...


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