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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.

September 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

August 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

April 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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.

April 17, 2013 9:23 amLoading…

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.

November 07, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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