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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update: Oct. 28

Daily COVID-19 Updates

 October 28, 2020 Update Includes:

  • Number of COVID-19 Cases in Maricopa County
  • Mask Mandate
  • Key Message: 3 Things You Can Do to Slow the Spread
  • What Do You Think About COVID-19 Testing?
  • School Closing & Quarantine Decisions
  • Is Someone In Your House...
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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Maricopa County Encourages Flu Shots In October, Provides Free Vaccine Events Across Region

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Maricopa County is asking residents to get their flu vaccine within the next three weeks. Getting vaccinated by the end of October ensures you are protected for the entire flu season, even if the flu starts circulating earlier than normal. 

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Maricopa County Expands COVID-19 Relief

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Maricopa County has bolstered its support for residents who are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic with new CARES Act funding allocations to local non-profit organizations and food banks, as well as funding increases to programs for rental assistance...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Board Allocates Additional CARES Act Funds for Individuals and Families

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is providing additional support to individuals, families, and businesses struggling financially because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Board voted today to reallocate federal CARES Act dollars to support l...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Maricopa County Announces COVID-19 Antibody Project

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“Serosurvey” will estimate how much of Maricopa County’s population has been infected with COVID-19 

PHOENIX (September 2, 2020)—Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is embarking on an investi...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Maricopa County Public Health Applying Three Critical Outbreak Tactics

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PHOENIX (June 25, 2020)—Officials from Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) detailed the three tactics that are currently most critical to addressing the increased spread of COVID-19 in Maricopa County.  

Current data for ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Board of Supervisors Approves Final FY 2021 Budget Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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Operating budgets cut by 2%; tax rate unchanged  

Maricopa County is putting hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds to immediate use helping people impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic while also pulling back on discretionary spending unrel...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Board of Supervisors to Vote on Final Budget on June 22

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Tax Rate Will Be Set in August 

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will vote on final approval of its FY 2021 budget during a public hearing on Monday, June 22.  The Board, which also governs the Flood Control, Library, and Stadium districts...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update: June 3

Daily COVID-19 Updates

The June 3, 2020 Update Includes:

  • Number of COVID-19 Cases in Maricopa County
  • “Return Stronger” order remains in effect
  • County Services Impacted
  • 4 Safeguarding Tips For Reopening
  • Mental Health Resources
  • A Few Words From Public Health On The ...
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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Building Permits Increase Despite COVID-19 Economic Fallout

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There’s not a lot of good economic news out there these days, but data from Maricopa County Planning and Development Department shows some encouraging signs for the nation’s fastest-growing county.  Building permit submissions are up s...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update: May 27

Daily COVID-19 Updates

The May 27, 2020 Update Includes:

  • Number of COVID-19 Cases in Maricopa County
  • Maricopa County Unified Command Updates Residents
  • County Services Impacted
  • Which COVID-19 Protective MeasuresAre Most Effective? 
  • Reopening Protections for Businesses
  • Persona...
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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

County Effort Provides Critical Services to Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Maricopa County and its partners are making new connections with those experiencing homelessness during the pandemic, giving hundreds of people safer places to live while also planning ahead for the summer heat and long-term needs.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update: May 21

Daily COVID-19 Updates

The May 21, 2020 Update Includes:

  • Number of COVID-19 Cases in Maricopa County
  • Arizona Reopening Guidance
  • County Services Impacted
  • Update On Plans To Test Residents Of Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Calling All COVID-19 Testing Contractors
  • State Testing Data
  • Expansion...
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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Local Manufacturer Donates Surgical Gowns to Maricopa County Unified Command

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Senator McSally, Chairman Hickman grateful for much-needed PPE

(May 1, 2020) – Today, the Maricopa County Unified Command Center received a donation of 2,500 surgical gowns from AmSafe Manufacturing. Board of Supervisors Chairman Clint Hickman an...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update: April 30

Daily COVID-19 Updates

The April 30, 2020 Update Includes:

  • Number of COVID-19 Cases in Maricopa County
  • "Stay Home" Order In Effect
  • Maricopa County Services Impacted
  • Today’s Key Message: Physical Distancing Measures Working; Cases Likely Peaked in mid-April&n...
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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Maricopa County Parks Taking Preventive Actions to Protect Visitors

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Maricopa County’s parks, trails, and open spaces provide spaces for respite, health, and wellness. However the temporary closures of local gyms, entertainment services, and recreational opportunities has made open space parks and trails some of ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Maricopa Countys Regional Parks Update Park Operations

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The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department realizes that the community is seeking outdoor recreation opportunities where they can walk, hike, run, and bike while practicing safe social-distancing. To ensure park visitor and staff safety, the foll...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Public Health Officials Confirm First Death Due to COVID-19

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For Immediate Release: March 20, 2020Media Contact: Chris J. MinnickMobile: 480-772-1568 (Text for quickest response)E-Mail: chris.minnick@azdhs.gov

Arizona Public Health Officials Confirm First Death Due to COVID-19Take precautions and practic...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

New Career Center Opens in Glendale

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Maricopa County’s West Valley Career Center officially opened a new, more convenient location in Glendale to serve both job seekers and employers.  With more than 200 people moving to Maricopa County each day, the demand for high-qualit...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Eddie Cook Appointed Maricopa County Assessor

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In a unanimous vote, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Gilbert Town Councilman Eddie Cook as the next Maricopa County Assessor.

“Eddie Cook is a dedicated public servant who has proven he puts constituents, and not himself, first...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Approve 229 Voting Locations

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To reduce wait times and improve the voter experience, the Maricopa County Elections Department is more than tripling the number of voting locations for the March 17, 2020 Democratic Presidential Preference Election.

On Election Day, voters will have 229 v...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Get the latest updates on Novel Coronavirus

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We know many people have questions about 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Maricopa.gov/Coronavirus is a source you can trust for reliable information from Maricopa County Public Health, CDC, and other trusted partners, which includes details about the virus specif...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Clint Hickman Elected Chairman of Board of Supervisors

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January 8, 2020 – PHOENIX – Clint Hickman, the newly-elected Chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, says county government’s job in the coming year will be to make Maricopa County a place “where prosp...

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