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Illegal dumping littering area with tons of trash

Illegal dumping littering area with tons of trash

About 2,000 complaints have been filed with county over last three years.

December 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Arizona health director lays out Ebola protocols

Arizona health director lays out Ebola protocols

PHOENIX — State Health Director Will Humble said Tuesday that he’s not going to automatically quarantine health workers returning to Arizona from Ebola-plagued West Africa despite widespread public support for the move.

November 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tuberculosis scare at Tucson school

Tuberculosis scare at Tucson school

Pima County urges families to get tested after possible exposure to tuberculosis.

September 19, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

5 Tucson restaurants fail health inspections, then pass

Five local eateries failed health inspections in April but passed follow-up inspections. Here’s what you need to know:

May 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Health officials in Pima wary after Phoenix measles report

Pima County health officials are closely watching the investigation into a measles case confirmed in an unvaccinated traveler to Phoenix.

April 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

State labels flu "widespread," cases on rise in Pima County

State health officials say influenza is now widespread in Arizona, and Pima County is no exception.

January 25, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

Flu arrives in Pima County; immunizations urged

A flu case was confirmed in Pima County Tuesday, and health officials say now is the time to get immunized.

October 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Two restaurants fail health inspections

Two local eateries failed health inspections in August. Here’s what you need to know.

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School sink fails health inspection

A south side school cafeteria failed several health inspections this summer. But the problem isn't an imminent threat to students' health or safety. It's a problem with a cafeteria sink not meeting the county's building code.

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Failed health inspections include a Thai place and a tortilla factory

Eight Pima County eateries failed health inspections in July. Most passed follow-up inspections. Here’s what you need to know.

August 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

County still seeks patients in dental scare

Pima County health officials say they've contacted nearly half of the patients who may have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV at a local dental clinic.

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Pima County Health officials: Patients of closed dental office need disease screening

Pima County Health officials: Patients of closed dental office need disease screening

Former patients of a now-closed Marana dental clinic could have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV, county health officials say.

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Drug shortage forces county to suspend routine TB tests

Pima County will temporarily halt routine tuberculosis screenings beginning April 15.

April 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Supervisors agree to replenish health, animal care funds

Pima County will transfer about $2 million from the general fund reserve to prop up the health department and Pima Animal Care Center budgets.

December 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Bat found outside Juvenile Court tests positive for rabies

A bat found outside of the Pima County Juvenile Court last week has tested positive for rabies, officials said.

September 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

McMahon's Steakhouse fails inspection; passes on retry

Several sloppy mistakes in the kitchen caused a ritzy northside steakhouse to fail a health inspection and operate on a provisional license.

April 10, 2012 3:33 pmLoading…

Hand-wash facilities may be required at festivals with food

Washing your hands is important, even if the meal you're about to slam down is fast-food fry bread served up at one of the community's many cultural festivals.

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