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Public Health Emergency Preparedness
To provide services that prevent epidemics and the spread of disease; protect against environmental hazards; promote and encourage safe and healthy behaviors; and assure accessibility of health services.
Yuma County Public Health Services District was recognized in June 2010 by the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) by having met the comprehensive preparedness benchmarks required by Project Public Health Ready (PPHR), a unique partnership between NACCHO and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
To Accomplish Our Mission
The Health District employs over 100 professionals who are dedicated to protecting the health and well being of Yuma County; led by the Director, Diana Gomez, and supported by the Administration Division.
The Environmental Health Division performs over 4,200 public facility health inspections at schools, restaurants, hotels, public and semi-public pools, retail food stores, mobile food vendors, and food distributors annually. Mosquito surveillance and control activities are conducted county wide, including responding to "green pool" complaints.
The Women, Infants, and Children program provides services to over 8,600 county residents monthly.
The Nursing Division provides immunization, HIV, tuberculosis, family planning, communicable disease, and home health services to over 23,000 residents annually.
The Health Promotion Division's various programs conducted over 71,000 contacts last year.
The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Division prepares emergency response plans to respond to public health threats and emergencies from various sources, both man-made and natural. This division educates the public, businesses, and organizations on preparedness matters.
The Animal Control Division division responds to calls related to animal disturbances, animal injuries, animal cruelty and other domesticated animal issues outside of city limits. The Yuma County Animal Control Division will continue the County’s partnership with the Humane Society of Yuma (HSOY), which will receive and detain animals and conduct licensing for the County.
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Yuma County Public Health Services District
Diana Gomez, Director
2200 W. 28th ST
Yuma, AZ 85364
24/7 Communicable Disease Reporting (928) 317-4624