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Pima County Health Department

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…
Education Notes: Grant to support family literacy

Education Notes: Grant to support family literacy

Weekly roundup of education briefs.

July 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Find free back-to-school vaccine clinics

Find free back-to-school vaccine clinics

The Pima County Health Department is offering extended hours at some clinics. 

July 27, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Steller: Tucson doctors push baseless migrant-disease hysteria

Steller: Tucson doctors push baseless migrant-disease hysteria

Two physicians are stretching common sense to the breaking point.

July 12, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
19 eateries fail inspections; most pass on follow-up

19 eateries fail inspections; most pass on follow-up

Here's what Tucson consumers need to know.

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13 Tucson restaurants fail health inspections; 8 go on to pass

Cockroach problem gets Golden China extra scrutiny from the health department.

June 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ahhh, or eww... Splash parks cool, but are they clean?

Ahhh, or eww... Splash parks cool, but are they clean?

Splash parks are a great place to play for families looking for something cooler than running through the sprinklers and less expensive than a water park.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

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…
Free child immunizations from Pima County

Free child immunizations from Pima County

The Pima County Health Department is providing free child immunizations for the upcoming school year.

May 12, 2014 11:45 amLoading…
Dr. Francisco Garcia: Working toward a healthier Pima County

Dr. Francisco Garcia: Working toward a healthier Pima County

Pima County isn’t as healthy as we can be. We hear it in the media every day.

April 22, 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…

4 businesses fail Pima County health checks; 3 pass on 2nd try

Three Tucson eateries and a grocery store in Ajo failed Pima County health inspections in February. The Tucson businesses passed follow-up inspections. Here’s what you need to know:

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State health assessment finds Ajo lacking among rural communities

State health assessment finds Ajo lacking among rural communities

AJO — Jose Castillo was born here in 1939, at the old hospital that sits atop a hill. He’s lived here most of his life and worked at the open-pit copper mine that used to employ much of the town.

March 07, 2014 7:33 pmLoading…
UA students in sex-ed class call high school teaching lacking

UA students in sex-ed class call high school teaching lacking

College students may think they know about sex, but the reality is that many of them have a lot to learn.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Don't call 'em "roach coaches": Food trucks safe and clean

Don't call 'em "roach coaches": Food trucks safe and clean

Thinking about passing up that gourmet food truck in the parking lot for the cleaner restaurant down the street? Think again.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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3 Tucson eateries fail health inspections, then pass

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

January 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Vermin infest TCC concessions, city inspection reveals

Rodent droppings and dead cockroaches near a soda fountain and its uncovered reservoir full of ice.

January 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Whooping cough cases in Pima County at 8-year high

Whooping cough cases are at an eight-year high in Pima County, and the Vail area southeast of Tucson continues to suffer the deepest consequences of the ongoing problem.

December 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Panel: Affordable Care Act confronts healthcare discrimination

Health insurance discrimination against gender-variant people is supposed to be a thing of the past under president Obama’s health law.

December 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Vail continues to see whooping cough

The Vail School District has confirmed another case of whooping cough, this time at one of the district’s smaller charter schools.

November 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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