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IN THE NEWS...

We must remain vigilant in the fight against mosquitoes

Monsoon season may be winding down but now is not the time to stop Fighting the Bite.  “Mosquitoes can be found throughout Yavapai County and the more we do to prevent the breeding the more likely we are to prevent transmission of serious diseases by mosquitoes,” said Stephen Tullos Director of Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS).

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Recall of 4oz Diamond of California® chopped macadamia nuts

Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of Diamond of California® Macadamia Nuts, distributed in retail stores nationwide, due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

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Who What When Where Why ZIKA

As our monsoon season approaches it is important to understand the risks we face from diseases mosquitoes carry like Zika, West Nile virus, Chikungunya, Dengue and Yellow fever and what you can do to prevent them.  According to Robin Oothoudt, Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program Coordinator “A soda bottle cap of water can facilitate the growth of over 1,000 mosquitoes in a week.” 

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Meet the Director

Stephen Tullos

Director

Appointed 2013
Primary Business Address:
1090 Commerce Drive
Prescott, AZ 86305
Phone: (928) 771-3122

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