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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Residents, Staff at Long-Term Care Facilities Prioritized During Maricopa County COVID-19 Response

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Residents of long-term care and assisted living facilities and the staff that work to support their daily needs have been a priority for vaccination efforts by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH). To date, 844 facilities have enrolled ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Maricopa County Expands Rent and Utility Assistance

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With the CDC eviction moratorium set to expire at the end of the month, Maricopa County is providing a new way for individuals and families to get help with rent or utility payments.  Today, the County began accepting applications for the federal...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Maricopa County Wins Outstanding Innovations in Elections Award

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The Maricopa County Elections Department is being nationally recognized for its innovative Vote Center wait time feature, providing voters a convenient way to search and find Vote Centers online. 

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission named the ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Correctional Health Services and MCSO Respond to a Rise in COVID-19 Cases in County Jails

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Phoenix - Maricopa County Correctional Health Services (CHS) and Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) are tracking and responding to a rise in COVID-19 cases inside jail facilities.

Since May 30th, confirmed cases rose from six to 30.  This represent...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Weekly Update (May 29): COVID-19 Resources and Information for Residents

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The Weekly Update for May 29 Includes:

  • Most Effective Protections Against COVID-19
  • Guidance for High-Risk Individuals And Those Who Are Sick
  • Updated COVID-19 Symptom List
  • Testing
  • Plans for Schools
  • Summer Camp Considerations
  • Travel
  • Excessive Heat and Your Health
  • Jo...
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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Maricopa County Launches Text-Message Outreach to Positive COVID-19 Cases

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PHOENIX (May 22, 2020)—Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has now added text messaging to its toolbox to inform COVID-19-positive Maricopa County residents about what they need to do to take care of themselves and reduce the spr...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Weekly Update (May 22): COVID-19 Resources and Information for Residents

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The Weekly Update for May 1st Includes:

  • Memorial Day Weekend Plans
  • Travel
  • Large Gatherings
  • Restaurants
  • Pools
  • County Parks
  • Don’t Forget the Basics
  • Financial Assistance
  • County Operations Impact
  • Public Inquiries

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

First Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Maricopa County Jails

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May 1, 2020 - Maricopa County Correctional Health Services (CHS) and Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received the first positive test for COVID-19 of someone in custody in a jail facility.

The individual was arrested on April 26th. During the in...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Weekly Update (April 10): COVID-19 Resources and Information for Residents

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The Weekly Update for May 1st Includes:

  • “Stay Home” Order Extended
  • Testing
  • Updated COVID-19 Symptoms
  • Families and Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Job Assistance
  • Pets and COVID-19
  • Heat Relief
  • County Operations Impact
  • Public Inquiries

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Maricopa County Elections Department Closes Front Counters

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Candidate Filing and Election Services by Appointment Only

March 31, 2020 (Phoenix) – To align with the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected” Executive Order by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, the Maricopa County Ele...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Board of Supervisors Cuts Property Tax Rate, Invests in Public Health

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After helping the nation’s fastest-growing county weather a pandemic and a year of financial uncertainty, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is putting money in people’s pockets while also making investments to ensure a better future.&n...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Maricopa County Wins 56 National Achievement Awards

NACo 2021 Achievement Award Winners

Over the past year, Maricopa County employees worked tirelessly to connect residents to the information and services that save lives, support families, and strengthen democracy. Now, the nation’s fastest-growing county is being recognized with dozens of n...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Legal Services Now Available to Renters in Maricopa County

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Renters in Maricopa County facing eviction due to non-payment of rent now have access to legal services to help them understand their rights and to help prevent eviction. 

On Aug. 4, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a contract wit...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Senior Receives New Air Conditioning Unit in Midst of Summer Heat

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Maricopa County Human Services, Area Agency on Aging Partnership Benefits Local Seniors

Just in time for the soaring summer temperatures, a local senior is thankful for her new air conditioning unit provided to her at no cost through the collaboration betw...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Aug 9

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People who have not been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are most at risk of getting the Delta variant.

Week of Aug 9, 2021 Update Includes:

  • Number of COVID-19 Cases in Maricopa County
  • 4+ Million Doses of Vaccine Given to Maricopa County Residents
  • How Many People Are Vaccinated In My Area?
  • COVID-19 & Schools
  • Masks in County Buildings
  • News Bites
  • Pets & Plac...
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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control East Shelter Returns to Full Operation

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Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) is happy to announce that effective Monday, December 13, our East Shelter, located at 2630 W. Rio Salado Parkway in Mesa, will return to full operations. Adoptions, volunteer and foster opportunities, lost a...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

New Cooled Sleeping Spaces Offer Relief from Soaring Heat

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Maricopa County Human Services Collaborates with St. Vincent de Paul Providing Heat Relief to the Unhoused Population

A newly expanded collaboration between the Maricopa County Human Services Department and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers 200 add...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Maricopa County Adds New Level of Detail to Vaccination Data

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ZIP code data now includes demographics for better understanding of communities with lower vaccination rates

Maricopa County has now added demographic detail to their ZIP code-level vaccination data. This will help the county and its partners identify in f...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Board of Supervisors Appoints Citizen Panel to Review LD-30 Senate Applicants

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As required by law, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has appointed a citizen panel to begin the process of filling the Arizona Senate vacancy in Legislative District 30.

The following people were chosen to sit on the panel:

  • Daniel Valenzuela (Chair)...
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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Sept. 7

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COVID-19 transmission rates still dangerously high. Vaccines are our best chance at protecting children.

Week of Sept. 7, 2021 Update Includes:

  • COVID-19 Transmission Rates Still Dangerously High
  • First West Nile Death Confirmed in Maricopa County
  • High Pollution Advisory 
  • Data Shows Cases in Children Are Increasing Rapidly
  • Head Start Enrollment Is Underway...
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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Board Appoints State Senator for District 30

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Raquel Terán to fill the Arizona Senate vacancy in Legislative District 30.

District 30 covers west central Phoenix, from downtown all the way north to Dunlap Avenue and west to 67th Aven...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Sept. 13

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Although demand for COVID-19 testing has increased during this recent surge in cases, testing is still available. How fast you get your results depends on where you’re tested, what type of test you receive, and demand at the time.

Week of Sept. 13, 2021 Update Includes:

  • COVID-19 Case Count
  • Symptomatic? Get A COVID-19 Test
  • Excessive Heat Warning In Effect
  • Don't Wait. Get Tested. 
  • Get Protection Against The Flu And COVID-19
  • News Bites
  • Pets & Places
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Posted on: September 20, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Week of Sept. 20

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This week's County newsletter includes updates on COVID-19, West Nile Virus in the community, ways the County is working to reduce recidivism in jails, eviction assistance, and how Correctional Health helps support inmates struggling with mental health.

  • Sick or exposed to COVID-19?
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Update
  • County/Senate Agreement
  • West Nile Virus Threat is Significant
  • Helping Hands
  • Eviction Assistance
  • Suicide Prevention Month
  • News Bites
  • Pets and Places of the Week
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Posted on: September 27, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Week of Sept. 27

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This week's Maricopa County newsletter features newly approved changes to precinct lines, guidance for pregnant people and vaccinations, an update on COVID19 booster shots, takeaways from a recent study on mask use in schools, and more

Week of September 27, 2021

  • COVID-19 Case Rates
  • Flu Vaccines
  • Weather Outlook
  • Board Approves Reprecincting Plan
  • Maricopa County Response to Senate Election Audit
  • COVID-19 Vaccines Recommended for Pregnant People
  • Update on the Pfizer Vaccine Booster
  • ASU Study on Mas...
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Posted on: October 4, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Week of Oct. 4

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This week's Maricopa County Newsletter features the COVID-19 and Flu vaccine info,

Week of October 4, 2021

  • COVID-19 case rates
  • COVID-19 Vaccines Recommended for Pregnant People
  • Maricopa County Response to Senate Election Audit
  • West Nile Virus
  • Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines
  • Monsoon Season Stats
  • News Bites
  • Pets and Places of the Week
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Posted on: October 11, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Week of Oct. 11

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This week's update includes more details on vaccine booster shots, the vaccine locator tool, information on the upcoming election, key points in response to 2020 elections claims, and more.

Week of October 11, 2021

  • COVID-19 Case Rates
  • Record Number of Human West Nile Cases
  • Cooler Weather Ahead
  • Ballots for November’s Election Have Been Mailed
  • Responding to 2020 Election Claims
  • News Bites
  • Pets and Places of the Week
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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Board Appoints State Representative for District 28

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Sarah Liguori to fill the Arizona House vacancy in Legislative District 28.  

District 28 covers north central Phoenix, from I-17 in the west to Scottsdale Road in the east, Thomas...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Week of Oct. 18

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This week's update includes information on flu shots, COVID-19 case trends, Maricopa County Supervisor opening, Elections, the top 3 parks to visit this fall, and more.

Week of October 18, 2021

  • Flu Shots
  • COVID-19 Case Trends
  • Maricopa County Supervisor Opening
  • Elections equipment
  • What's on Your Ballot
  • Why Is There A Checkbox On My Ballot Envelope?
  • News Bites
  • Pets and Places of the Week
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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Board Appoints House Representative for District 30

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Today, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Christian Solorio to fill the Arizona House vacancy in Legislative District 30. 

District 30 covers west central Phoenix, from downtown all the way north to Dunlap Avenue and west to 67th A...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Board Seeks Applicants for Kyrene Precinct Constable

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors seeks applicants for appointment to the position of Kyrene Justice Precinct Constable.  Constable Ben Halloran is resigning from the position as of December 31, 2021.

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Office of Communications
Posted on: December 13, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Week of Dec. 13

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Get the latest information on Omicron variant found in Maricopa County, investment to address homelessness, pandemic update, and more.

This week's update includes:

  • 364 COVID-19 Cases Per 100,000
  • Booster Eligibility Expanded
  • Omicron Variant Identified in Maricopa County
  • Key Message: Omicron Variant Found in Maricopa County
  • County Makes Largest Investment to Date to Address Homelessness
  • New Dist...
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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Board Appoints LD-27 Legislator

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has filled the final open seat in the State Legislature heading into the 2022 session.  Supervisors appointed Marcelino Quiñonez to fill the Arizona House vacancy in Legislative District 27.&...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 3, 2022

COVID-19 Update: Week of Jan. 3

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Get the latest information on the high level of COVID-19 spread, ways to fight COVID-19 in 2022, the new Chairman election, pandemic assistance, and more.

This week's update includes:

  • COVID-19 spread is high and increasing
  • First board meeting of 2022 on Jan. 5
  • More winter weather
  • Key Message: A Critical Time in the COVID-19 Fight
  • How Your Actions Can Help
  • Help Paying The Bills And Much More
  • Pet of the Wee...
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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Joint Statement from Chairman Bill Gates And Recorder Stephen Richer

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The Maricopa County Elections Department produced a comprehensive, point-by-point response to claims about the 2020 General Election made by Senate contractors Cyber Ninjas, CyFir, and EchoMail.  The findings of the report, entitled "Correct...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Board of Supervisors Looks to Appoint New East Mesa Justice of the Peace

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for Justice of the Peace in the East Mesa Precinct. Judge Keith Russell retired effective December 31, 2021.The district spans from Gilbert Road on the West to Ellsworth on the East and from B...

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Board Seeks Applicants for Kyrene Precinct Constable

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors seeks applicants for appointment to the position of Kyrene Justice Precinct Constable. Constable Ben Halloran resigned the position as of December 31, 2021.

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Office of Communications
Posted on: January 10, 2022

COVID-19 Update: Week of Jan. 10

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Get the latest information on the high level of COVID-19 spread, ways to fight COVID-19 in 2022, the new Chairman election, pandemic assistance, and more.

This week's update includes:

  • Substantial Increase in COVID-19 Spread
  • Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine or Booster
  • Correcting the Record
  • Key Message: When to Stay Home
  • When And Where To Get A COVID-19 Test
  • Election Facts
  • Statement From Board Chairman And County ...
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