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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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O’Driscoll acknowledges community partners in success of vaccination program

By: Michael O’Driscoll COVID-19 has placed a tremendous amount of stress on all the residents and businesses of Gila County since January of 2020. When Gila County and our community partners began vaccinating residents I was convinced that we would be successful if we all worked together to get as …

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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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Beginning a Career in Healthcare with CVIT

Thinking about a career in healthcare? A great place to start is by becoming a nursing assistant. CVIT offers a comprehensive Nursing Assistant course, specifically designed as an introduction to healthcare. During this one-year program, students learn medical terminology, medical dosages, and basic healthcare concepts; how to take a patient’s …

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Elective Surgeries are back on the schedule after Governor lifts restriction.

On May 1 the Governor announced hospitals could once again begin scheduling elective surgeries. Elective surgeries shouldn’t be considered optional – they’re vital to the health of both individuals and hospitals across the state.  The initial order in Mid-March suspended non-essential or elective surgeries which the Governor’s office broadly defined …

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