The Greenlee County Health Department contracts with the Arizona Department of Health Services to provide the full range of childhood and adult immunizations for residents of the county. Must meet financial eligibility.
This program investigates reported communicable diseases such as Hepatitis A, vaccine preventable diseases such as whooping cough, measles, etc. Consultation provided about disease, prevention and control measures.
This program deals with disease intervention activities to prevent disease transmission through education and by assuring that people who have a treatable STD or those that have been exposed to an STD are, by referral, promptly examined and adequately treated. Testing is free and confidential.
Services are primarily by appointment and include: information and counseling about contraceptive methods, physical examinations and follow-up, contraceptive supplies, diagnosis and treatment of minor gynecological problems, pregnancy testing and referrals to providers for OB/GYN services. Males/Females over the age of 14 years old are provided service on their own consent. Parental consent not needed. Services are confidential. Must meet financial eligibility.
The mission of the Ryan White Services is to prevent further transmission of HIV and to increase the quality of life among those already infected through education, prevention and linkage to care. Testing is free and confidential.
Tuberculosis (TB) Control is mandated by Arizona Statute. Greenlee County Tuberculosis program is funded with State and County dollars.
The purpose of TB control is to:
Greenlee County Health Department TB Control operates a clinic five days a week staffed by Public Health Nurses and Physicians with expertise in management of TB disease and TB infection.
Prolonged cough (duration of three weeks or more), chest pain, coughing up blood, fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss and very tired. Please contact your health care provider or your local County Health Department, if you have these symptoms.