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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Cochise County Hospitals Experiencing an Increase in Patients, Due Current COVID-19 Surge

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Local Hospitals are Struggling to Transfer Out Non-COVID Patients Needing Higher Levels of Care

Today, the Cochise County Healthcare Alliance (CCHA) met for an emergency meeting to discuss the current state of what County hospitals are experiencing within...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Cochise County Attorney’s Office Earns Statewide Recognition for its GRACe Program

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The Innovative Program Reduces Recidivism, Provides Mental Health Assistance, and Saves the County $2 Million

The Cochise County Attorney’s Office has been recognized for the development of the GRACe Program (Giving Recovery a Chance), a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Board of Supervisors Appoint New State Legislative District 14 Representative

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Selected Candidate to Fulfill the Remainder of the Term

Today, the Board of Supervisors voted on a replacement to fill the vacant Arizona Legislative District 14 Representative seat. Lupe Diaz, a Councilmember for the City of Benson, has been appointed to ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

RAC Recommends No Changes to District Boundaries To Move Forward for Board Approval

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Today, the Cochise County Redistricting Advisory Commission (RAC) met one final time to discuss and approve the recommendation of County district boundaries and precincts, to be put forward to the Board of Supervisors for approval. 

To recap, ever...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

BOS Approve Expansion of Mental Health Services to Reduce Recidivism; Regular Board Meeting 11/16

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During Tuesday's Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved two significant contracts aimed to help improve mental and behavioral health among County jail inmates as well as those who are released from jail. 

The approved...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

COVID-19 Work Session Update: County Cases and Trends, Ages 5-11 Now Eligible for Pfizer Vaccine

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Children ages five to eleven are now eligible to receive the Pfizer pediatric vaccine to help prevent serious illness and infection of COVID-19. During Friday’s COVID-19 Work-Session update to the Board of Supervisors, Cochise Health & Socia...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Environmental Health Department Receives Recognition from USDA

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Cochise County Environmental Health Department Receives Achievement Recognition from U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USDA)

Cochise Health & Social Services has recently been recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USDA) for their commit...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Cochise County Redistricting: Board of Supervisors District Maps go to Public Hearings

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Public Input is Requested for Consideration

The Cochise County Redistricting Advisory Commission (RAC) requests County residents weigh in on the possible redrawing of the Board of Supervisors district boundaries within Cochise County. Concerned citizens ma...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Approval of ARPA Funds Expand Mental Health Services; Regular Board Meeting 10/26

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Board of Supervisors Approve Use of ARPA Funds to Expand Mental Health Services; 4-Year PSPRS Payment Plan Moves Forward

On Tuesday's Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the Subrecipient Agreement between Cochise C...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

COVID-19 Work Session Update: Vaccine Booster, Cases and Trends in Cochise County

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During Friday’s COVID-19 Work-Session update to the Board of Supervisors, Cochise Health & Social Services Director Alicia M. Thompson and team presented the most recent analysis of the COVID-19 situation within Cochise County. The update in...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Funding Agreement Approval Moves Fire Training Project Forward, Regular Board Meeting 10/12

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During Tuesday's regular Board meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved several agenda items including contract and funding agreements, to keep County business moving forward.

Among the agenda items discussed, Supervisor Peggy Judd was appointed as a boa...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Cochise County School Superintendent Recognizes Teacher Achievements

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Office of Cochise County School Superintendent Recognizes County Teachers for their Recent Achievements

The Office of Cochise County School Superintendent congratulates two exemplary teachers for their recent awards and career achievements. 

Mr. Ty...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

County Cities Collaborate on Redrawing of District Boundaries

Friday, the Cochise County Redistricting Advisory Commission (RAC) met for the second time to discuss next steps in the possible redrawing of boundaries for the Board of Supervisors, Justices of the Peace, and Cochise College districts. 

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Board of Supervisors Approve Grants and Agreements, Regular Board Meeting 9/28

The Board of Supervisors met during a regular Board meeting to discuss and approve several agenda items.

Among those items, the Board approved a number of funding grants and agreements necessary for the expansion of services offered to County residents. Fe...

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