Public Health

If you have questions regarding diseases we track, finding vaccine events, and testing for COVID-19 or STDs, Maricopa CARES can help! Call us at 602-506-6767 or submit your question here.

The mission of the Public Health Department is to increase the quality of life for our residents by collaborating with the community to develop and implement strategies, programs and services addressing the emerging and changing needs of public health.

COMMON REQUESTS


NEWS


  1. Two Public Exposures Identified Through Measles Investigation

    Posted to Public Health on February 12, 2024

    Individuals who were at identified locations may have been exposed to measles; risk is highest for those who are not fully vaccinated against measles. Read on...
  1. Measles Case Confirmed in Maricopa County as Cases Rise in U.S., Overseas

    Posted to Public Health on February 10, 2024

    Maricopa County Public Health is working to identify exposures and asks public to watch for symptoms and get vaccinated. Read on...
  1. 2023 Confirmed Heat Deaths Match Record High in Maricopa County

    Posted to Public Health on October 19, 2023

    Nearly 200 additional deaths are still under investigation, will set new record Read on...
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  1. Thu, Feb 22

    El Buen Pastor Church - Mesa Various Adult Vaccines will be available, COVID-19...
    El Buen Pastor Church - Mesa
  2. Thu, Feb 22

    Paiute Community Center - Scottsdale Various Adult Vaccines will be available, COVID-19...
    Paiute Community Center - Scottsdale
  1. Mon, Feb 26

    La Sagrada Familia Lutheran Church - Phoenix Various Adult Vaccines will be available, COVID-19...
    La Sagrada Familia Lutheran Church - Phoenix
  2. Tue, Feb 27

    Escalante Community Center - Tempe Various Adult Vaccines will be available, COVID-19...
    Escalante Community Center - Tempe
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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 increase the quality of life for our residents by collaborating with the community to develop and implement strategies, programs and services addressing the emerging and changing needs of public health 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, thriving Maricopa County for all.