The purpose of this action plan is to position Arizona for the provision of home visiting services as part of an overall system of early childhood development and to provide a framework for future growth and development of this effective strategy. It seeks to provide a pathway for delivery of consistent, high quality home visiting services in the context of Arizona’s statewide early childhood development and health system.
Statistics for births and deaths (both infants and general population) in Arizona
A description of the screening program. Appendices include forms and brochures (in English and sometimes Spanish) used in the program.
Statistics related to tuberculosis cases in Arizona through 2003
Statistics related to tuberculosis cases in Arizona
The Arizona Department of Health Services developed the following recommendations to identify lead poisoned children in order to eliminate exposure and reduce the effects of lead on Arizona children
This report was compiled by members of the Injury Prevention Advisory Council Subcommittee on Violence. Its purpose is to present an overview of youth violence in Arizona, using data from the health care and criminal justice systems. Presenting both the health care and criminal justice perspectives presents a more comprehensive picture of youth violence and provides greater opportunities for developing solutions.
In 2006, the Smoke-Free Arizona Act outlawed smoking within most enclosed public spaces and places of employment primarily to reduce the exposure of individuals to harmful secondhand smoke. The purpose of the Maricopa County Smoke-Free Parks Policy Assessment is three-fold: 1) to evaluate the extent and health impact of tobacco usage in public parks; 2) analyze smoke-free parks policies that have been proposed in cities, counties, and states nationwide; and 3) to assess the feasibility of introducing and implementing similar policies in Arizona, and in Maricopa County in particular.
Since the release of the CDC’s recommendations to improve preconception health in 2006, the Arizona Department of Health Services and its partners across the state have made steady progress in improving awareness about preconception health and increasing access to preconception health services. The Bureau of Women’s and Children’s Health assessed internal programs serving women and children to identify opportunities for integrating preconception health education and services into program policies and procedures.
From 1999-2003, The Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Oral Health conducted a statewide dental survey to determine the oral health status of Arizona's children and develop policy recommendations to improve oral health. Results were compared to a similar dental survey conducted in 1987-1990.
The State And Local Arizona Documents (SALAD) collection contains documents published by the State of Arizona, its Counties, incorporated Cities or Towns, or affiliated Councils of Government; documents produced under the auspices of a state or local agency, board, commission or department, including reports made to these units; and Salt River Project, a licensed municipality. ASU is a primary collector of state publications and makes a concerted effort to acquire and catalog most materials published by state and local governmental agencies.
The ASU Digital Repository provides access to digital SALAD publications, however the ASU Libraries’ non-digitized Arizona documents can be searched through the ASU Libraries Catalog and Library One Search. For additional assistance, Ask A Government Documents Librarian.
Publications issued by the Morrison Institute for Public Programs at Arizona State University are available in the ASU Digital Repository Morrison Institute for Public Policy - Publications Archive collection.