Public Health

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



  1. Maricopa County Reports First Heat Death of 2021

    Posted to Public Health on June 1, 2021

    The first heat death of 2021 in Maricopa County has been confirmed in a male older adult. This comes as Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) releases the 2020 heat report, with a record high of 323 heat-related deaths in 2020. Read on...
  1. COVID-19 Vaccine Assistance Hotline Available for Spanish Speakers

    Posted to Public Health COVID-19 Updates on April 14, 2021

    Maricopa County Department of Public Health Partnering with 2-1-1, Promotores Read on...
  1. 26,036 Essential Education Workers Vaccinated in Maricopa County

    Posted to Public Health COVID-19 Updates on April 6, 2021

    21 School Districts Partner to Host 59 Events 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.