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    Apr 10, 2014 - Immunization remains best prevention against disease 
     
    Apr 09, 2014 - April 10 forum and panel discussion is free and open to the public 
     
    Apr 08, 2014 - Rabies quarantine in effect in neighboring Santa Cruz County. 
     
    Mar 12, 2014 - March 18 marks the first legislative awareness day. 
     
    Feb 24, 2014 - Assistance is free and at 14 convenient locations. 
     
    Feb 11, 2014 - It's a one-stop shop to find information and schedule appointments! 
     
    Jan 23, 2014 - At this time it is uncertain if any humans or their pets had physical contact with the skunk. 
     
    Dec 20, 2013 - FDA has received reports of more than 3,600 dogs and 10 cats possible affected. 
     
    Dec 19, 2013 - For health insurance coverage to begin January 1, 2014, applications must be complete by Dec. 23. 
     
    Oct 28, 2013 - Vaccines include flu shots for adults age 19 through 64 without insurance. 
     
    Oct 02, 2013 - Despite a federal shutdown of government services, the Pima County Health Department and its clinics remain open and ready to serve community members. 
     
    Sep 30, 2013 - Prevention is key for those over 65, who are most at risk of flu complications 
     
    Sep 23, 2013 - Pima County has confirmed positive cases of rabies in 20 wild animals so far in 2013, including 14 bats, five skunks, and one bobcat,  
     
    Aug 26, 2013 - A new effort launched this week to help Arizona youth kick smoking. Modeled after the successful Arizona Smokers’ Helpline (ASHLine), The CIGNAL is aimed at young adults, directing callers under the age of 23 to specially trained youth coaches.  
     
    Jul 15, 2013 - To kick off World Breastfeeding Awareness Week, the Pima County Health Department will celebrate with a health fair on Aug. 1  
     
    Jul 01, 2013 - The Pima County Health Department is working to ensure a healthy bottom line, sponsoring a diaper drive through the month of July to respond to a critical need for diapers throughout the community. 
     
    Jun 24, 2013 - A generous donation from the Genematas Foundation will help ensure that children visiting Pima County health clinics will be exposed to the spark of learning while their physical needs are being addressed. 
     
    Jun 06, 2013 - Crisp red peppers, juicy peaches, and leafy green spinach all reach their peak of flavor during the summer months.  
     
    May 09, 2013 - The Pima County Health Department, in honor of Child Care Provider Appreciation Day on Friday, May 10, would like to recognize and thank caregivers in Pima County for their passion and dedication to raising healthy children 
     
    May 09, 2013 - The Arizona Business Coalition on Health has been awarded a nearly $50,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and United Health Foundation to improve health among Pima County residents through increased physical activity.  
     
    May 08, 2013 - In celebration of Mother’s Day and National Nurses Week, Tucson nurses in partnership with the Pima County Health Department, the University of Arizona (UA) College of Nursing, and the National Institute of Health (NIH) “Safe to Sleep” public health campaign, want to remind parents of the ABCs of safe infant sleep. Babies should always sleep: A – alone, B – on their backs, and C – in a safe and empty crib. A-B-C: Always and without exception!  
    Potential Exposure at Clinic 
    Apr 17, 2013 - The Pima County Health Department is currently contacting 174 dental patients who were seen at the T Dental Clinic at 3662 W. Ina Road in Marana between January and July of 2010 because they may have been exposed to blood borne diseases like Hepatitis or HIV. This is a precautionary measure and at this time no cases of transmission of disease have been identified. 
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    Apr 10, 2013 - High quality, accessible healthcare and positive health outcomes should be available to all, regardless of race, ethnicity, income and geography. Your News Summary Goes Here. 
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    Apr 08, 2013 - Due to a national shortage of the Tubersol solution used for tuberculosis (TB) skin testing, the Pima County Health Department is following the guidelines of the Arizona Department of Health Services and temporarily suspending routine screenings normally offered at clinics as of April 15, 2013.  
    Get Fit Children's Museum 
    Apr 04, 2013 - What do goats, tomato seeds, jumping jacks and worm composting have in common? Not only can they all be part of a healthy lifestyle, but they will all play a role in the annual Let’s Get Fit Health and Wellness Fair at the Children’s Museum Tucson on Saturday, April 13. 
     
    Mar 04, 2013 - Debbie Weber, Nurse Manager at the Pima County Health Department South Office, has been selected as one of the Fabulous 50 Nurses for 2013 by the Tucson Nurses Week Foundation.  
     
    Feb 27, 2013 - Your News Summary Goes Here. 
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    Feb 01, 2013 - In order to better meet the needs of the community, two Pima County Health Depar tment program s will expand their service hours as of March 1, 2013.  
     
    Nov 29, 2012 - Pima County’s new Public Health Director, Dr. Francisco A.R. Garcia, told the Pima County Board of Health Wednesday that he hopes to bring a unique perspective as he strives to find solutions to some of the health needs facing the community.