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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Cochise Health and Social Services Host Informational Fairs

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Meet and Greet Our Nurse Practitioner in Sierra Vista and Willcox

Cochise County Health and Social Services invite community members to attend an informational fair in Sierra Vista and in Willcox, to meet the new Nurse Practitioner and to learn more about ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Board Approves Purchase, Sale, and Development Agreement of Old Bisbee High School

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The Board of Supervisors approves the sale, purchase, and development agreement of the Old Bisbee High School in the amount of $900,000. The approval comes after months of preparation, planning, and a request for proposal (RFP). The winning proposal outli...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Approval of Stone Garden Grants Support Increased Public Safety Operations

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Last week, at Tuesday's Regular Board Meeting, the Cochise County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the use of $446,552 in Operation Stone Garden grant funds to support the Cochise County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) public sa...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

CASPER Community Assessment Survey Coming to Selected Households

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Cochise Health and Social Services (CHSS) will conduct a Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) survey of randomly selected neighborhoods within Cochise County in early May 2022.

Participation in the survey is completely confide...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Board of Supervisors Appoints New Clerk of the Board

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The Cochise County Board of Supervisors has appointed Tim Mattix to serve as the new Clerk of the Board of Supervisors. The appointment was formalized during a Regular Board Meeting on March 22, 2022.

Tim Mattix, a Hereford resident, has served as Interim ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

$2.2 Million to Fund Countywide Fire Station Alerting System

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The Cochise County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the use of $2,240,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to provide county residents with quicker 911 response times through dispatch technology improvements. 

The Fire Station Aler...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Proposed Fee Schedule Change for Development Services

A public hearing will be held at or after 10:00 AM, on June 21, 2022, at the Cochise County Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, at 1415 Melody Lane, Building G, in Bisbee, Arizona to consider the proposed modification. View a schedule of the existing and p...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Voters Can Expect to Receive New Voter ID Cards This Month

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Cochise County registered voters can expect to receive a new Cochise County voter identification card in the mail this month. The new voter ID cards will reflect the recent changes to the Legislative and Congressional districts and county Precincts.&n...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Citizens Advised of Road Closures Next Week in Bowie and Dragoon

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Citizens and commuters of Bowie and Dragoon are advised of road closures impacting travel next week. Central Avenue in Bowie and Dragoon Road in Dragoon will close from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during each day of railroad construction.  

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Survey: Citizen Input Requested to Improve Countywide Broadband Internet

Broadband Survey Flyer (Facebook Post)

Cochise County is asking county residents and businesses to participate in a Broadband Internet Survey to help identify and improve the county’s overall internet broadband capabilities. Countywide participation in the surveys is the first crucial step of ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Cochise County School Superintendent Joins State Board of Education

On March 21, 2022, Governor Doug Ducey selected seven education leaders to join the State Board of Education. 

The State Board of Education was created by the Arizona Constitution with a mission to develop successful citizens through robust public...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

HVAC Construction at Superior Court Clerk’s Office in Bisbee

The Superior Court Clerk’s Customer Service area in the main Courthouse in Bisbee will be under construction related to the HVAC system remodel from March 28, 2022, until approximately April 15, 2022.

During this time, the Clerk’s Custo...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Cochise County Accepting Applications for Election Board Workers

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The Cochise County Elections Department is now accepting online applications to become an Election Board Worker for the August and November 2022 midterm elections. Openings are available for nearly all 17 locations throughout Cochise County. 

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Over $1.1 Million for Cochise County Animal Shelter

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Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announces over $1.1 million in federal funds have been appropriated to allow Cochise County, in coordination with the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and Friends of the Bisbee Animal Shelter, to design and remodel a vacant Count...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Cochise County to Participate in Global Opioid Settlement

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Last week, Cochise County, over 40 American states, and thousands of communities around the country finalized a $26 billion global opioid settlement that was announced on July 21, 2021, with the “Big Three” drug distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal He...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

COVID-19 Update: New Mask Guidelines, Changes to Data Reporting

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Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidance on mask-wearing based on COVID-19 Community Levels. This new method helps community members decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data rel...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Cochise County Superior Court In Bisbee Under HVAC Construction

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The Cochise County Superior Court in Bisbee, Arizona is currently in the midst of a major remodel of their HVAC system. This is an expansive project; therefore, construction will continue for several months. 

During this time, the courthouse will ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

COVID-19 Work Session: Cases & Trends, County Response, Contact Tracing

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At today’s COVID-19 Work Session with the Board of Supervisors, Cochise Health and Social Services (CHSS) staff presented an update on recent COVID-19 cases and trends within Cochise County. Since the last meeting on February 4, Cochise County h...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

‘Free Dump Day’ Returns: One Trip, One Time, Half Ton

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Property Owners Can Expect to Soon Receive Their Free Vouchers

“Free Dump Day” returns to Cochise County, giving eligible property owners a free day to dispose of unwanted waste gathered on their residential property, at no cost. Countywide residential pro...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Cochise County Joins the Governor’s Arizona Drought Interagency Coordinating Group

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Cochise County is pleased to announce, two County employees will participate in the Arizona Department of Water Resources Governor's Arizona Drought Interagency Coordinating Group (ICG). As active members of the group, they will take part in disc...

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