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Pima County Health Department

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.

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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.

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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:

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Vermin infest TCC concessions, city inspection reveals

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2 Tucson restaurants fail inspections, then pass

Two local eateries failed health inspections in October but passed follow-up inspections.

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Umi Star fails again, then passes health inspection

After failing a county health inspection this summer, Asian-Latin-American fusion restaurant Umi Star failed again and then passed in October.

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Routine vaccines for uninsured adults and kids

The Pima County Health Department is offering routine vaccines, including flu shots, for adults age 19 through 64 who are uninsured, or whose insurance doesn't cover vaccination.

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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.

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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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Free back to school immunizations

Free back to school immunizations

If you don't have insurance and can't afford immunizations for the kids, free back to school immunization clinics start July 18 and include free dental and vision screenings.

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King's Restaurant in Tucson corrects violations, passes health inspection

King's Restaurant, 10 W. Grant Road, failed a health inspection in June but passed a follow-up inspection.

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Popular Mexican food restaurants fail health inspections

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

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Health Dept. reports recent norovirus cases

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