Community Health

School Health Liaison Program

The School Health Liaison Program was made possible by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors' approval of the creation of a Public Health District and additional grant funding through the Arizona Department of Health Services. School Health Liaisons help schools meet their public health needs via tailored programming.

For more information about this program, call 520-866-7313.

Maternal Child Health Program

The Maternal Child Health Program provides education and resources to reduce childhood injury and assist the parents of children and youth with special healthcare needs.

Visit the Maternal Child Health Program page for more information.

Teen Pregnancy Program

The Teen Pregnancy Program offers strategic approaches to improve the health and social well-being of youth through the reduction of teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, and the awareness of healthy relationships and life skills, including financial literacy and educational and career success. The program provides youth with knowledge and skills that can be applied throughout their lives. Program models are evidence-based, age-appropriate, medically accurate, and culturally relevant and incorporate a positive youth development approach.

Visit the Arizona Department of Health Services website for more information.

HEALTH IN ALL POLICY INITIATIVE

The Health in All Policy Initiative (or HAPI grant) partners with the Pinal Gila Council for Senior Citizens to conduct chronic disease self-management workshops and caregiver support programs. This program also works with schools to implement stock inhaler programs and conduct local wellness policy reviews. The overall goal of the program is to address the four leading causes of death in Arizona.

TOBACCO PROGRAM

The Tobacco Program supports evidence-based programs and system-level changes that assist smokers in disparate or high-risk populations with tobacco prevention and cessation services. In Arizona, there are populations that are disproportionately impacted by tobacco use.

FATALITY / MORTALITY REVIEW TEAMS

These review teams are administered by the Arizona Department of Health Services and utilize locally developed multi-disciplinary teams throughout the state to conduct a detailed review of the circumstances surrounding preventable deaths. The purpose of these programs is to develop and implement data-driven recommendations for reducing preventable deaths.

OVERDOSE DATA TO ACTION PROGRAM

The Overdose Data to Action Program seeks to implement strategies to address opioid misuse in collaboration with prescribers, substance misuse treatment providers, and preventionists. To learn more about the opioid epidemic within Arizona, visit the Opioid Epidemic Dashboard.

If you have questions you can email the Community Health department.