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Health officials investigate possible measles exposure at Globe hospital
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:00:39 -0800

GILA COUNTY, Ariz. -- Health officials are monitoring 17 people who potentially were exposed to measles at a Gila County hospital earlier this month. The patient is one of seven confirmed measles cases in Arizona. The individual is a resident of Kearny in Pinal County and visited Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center in Globe at 1:47 a.m. on Jan. 14. Gila County Division of Health and Emergency ...

Arizona Tries to Contain Measles Outbreak Days Before Super Bowl
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:30:35 -0800

The National Football League championship game will be held in Maricopa County at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale on Feb. 1. “Measles is wildly infectious, which is why it is so important that we identify cases quickly and do our best to stop the spread early on,” Bob England, director of the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, said in a statement.

Teen pregnancies down 36 percent in Gila County since 2003
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:05:13 -0800

Globe — The Gila County Board of Supervisors held a regular meeting at the Gila County Courthouse in Globe on Tuesday, Jan. 20.

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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:35:34 -0800

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Arizona monitoring hundreds for measles linked to Disneyland
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:36:24 -0800

PHOENIX (AP) — A measles outbreak in Arizona that originated at California's Disney parks is at risk of increasing dramatically in size as health officials keep tabs on 1,000 people, including nearly 200 children who could have been exposed at a Phoenix-area medical center.

Arizona monitoring 1,000 people for measles
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:42:21 -0800

Outbreak traced to Disney theme parks rises to at least 95 cases in 8 states and Mexico

AZ health officials to public: Get vaccinated; Number of measles cases grows
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:25:40 -0800

According to health officials in each county, both patients -- a man in Pinal County and a woman in Maricopa County -- had contact with members of a family from Kearny that recently went to Disneyland. Four members, none of whom had been vaccinated, developed measles when they returned home.  

Measles outbreak with Disney park origins grows to 95 cases; Arizona monitoring cases
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:16:30 -0800

H. Lorren Au Jr. FILE - This Nov. 20, 2009 photo shows Sleeping Beauty's Castle in winter dress with the iconic "Partners" statue featuring images of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse in the foreground, at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.

Gila County assessor making changes
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:09:36 -0800

Gila County Assessor Deborah Hughes will change the annual application process for widow, widower and disability exemptions in an attempt to save money by not sending out renewal forms.

2 cops shot, suspect dead in Morenci incident
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:34:54 -0800

MORENCI — A Greenlee County Sheriff’s deputy and a Clifton Police officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries after being shot during a domestic violence call in Morenci Monday evening. The suspect, Chris Ingram, 29, was killed in the incident. Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating the incident and released a brief preliminary statement. read more