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Celebrating CASA Volunteers for National Volunteer Month

Gila County, AZ —April 12, 2021 – April is National Volunteer Month and CASA of Gila County expresses their deepest appreciation for the men and women who stand up for abused and neglected children in Arizona. These dedicated Count Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers are making a difference in children’s …

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Mayor Gameros responds to governor’s no-mask executive order.

To The Citizens of Globe, Today Governor Ducey signed an Executive Oder 2021-06 that outlined the “New Phase of COVID-19 Mitigation-Business Guidelines Transition from Requirements To Recommendations”.  The Executive Order is effective immediately, and addresses the following bullet points; Events of more than 50 people will no longer need the …

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Objection period ends March 1 for Tonto’s proposed decision on copper mine

PHOENIX, February 10, 2021 — For Immediate Release. Interested parties who previously submitted formal comments about the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange have until March 1 to file an objection to the Tonto’s proposed decision. Guest ContributorGuest Contributors include press releases, guest authors, and columnists who contribute less than 4 …

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County announces vaccine appointments for Adults 65 and older beginning Feb 8

Due to all the hard work on behalf of Gila County, we have received increased vaccination doses each week. At this time, we are excited to announce that we can officially move into the top of Group 1C (Adults 65 and Older), beginning Monday, February 8th. This was possible through …

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County Health Department sets up call center to handle calls regarding vaccination program

Globe, AZ —The Gila County Health Department is continuing to work with our community partners: Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center, Ponderosa Family Care, Hope Family Care, Genoa Healthcare, Banner Payson, volunteers, Arizona National Guard, Health Department Staff, and all of our other community partners to administer the vaccine to the …

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Health Depart issues update regarding vaccine schedule for Gila County

GILACOUNTY- Gila County Health Department appreciates your patience in this time of COVID-19 vaccine. Our goal is to provide every resident in Gila County the opportunity for a COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC has published extensive recommendations for a phased approach for vaccine delivery within Gila County over the next several …

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Tonto National Forest ends Christmas Tree Burn event due to increased safety concerns

Phoenix, AZ, Dec. 28, 2020 – This year, the Tonto National Forest is asking recreational visitors to refrain from gathering in large groups for the annual Christmas Tree Burn event that occurs annually in early to mid-January. In the past, thousands of visitors have gathered for this unofficial event to burn their spent …

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