Today the State of Arizona has announced 1,438 new cases, 2 new deaths and 12,334 new tests.
Once again, the ADHS dashboard indicates Gila County has 45 confirmed cases. Our department has confirmed 44 cases that we are in control of, with a case that will likely be transferred to our department in the coming days. We continue to do our best at being transparent with the information available. Our public health investigators are working with our other public health partners to resolve these discrepancies.
Just a quick reminder to those in the Globe-Miami and Payson area, specifically those to be most susceptible to COVID-19 complications, to be on elevated alert when it comes to social distancing, hand washing, and being out in public places.
There are many residents of Gila County whom have both the desire and the resources to help the community through donations. If this is you, here is a list of the types of donations we can receive.
Effective 3/24/2020: Gila County Board of Supervisors Declares State of Emergency for COVID-19 Pandemic, and Gila County Health & Emergency Management has activated the Health Emergency Operations Center. See Official COVID-19 PSA