Public Health

Maricopa County has substantial spread of COVID-19. Please take proper precautions and learn more about the disease and current numbers.


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



  1. Delta Variant Increases COVID-19 Risk in Maricopa County

    Posted to Public Health on July 9, 2021

    There is new evidence that the more-contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 is spreading in Maricopa County. Read on...
  1. Maricopa County Adds New Level of Detail to Vaccination Data

    Posted to Office of Communications on June 16, 2021

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