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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Hantavirus confirmed in recent traveler to northern Arizona

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Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials have announced a confirmed case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) in a recent traveler to the County from outside Arizona.

The individual traveled to multiple areas in northern Arizona and it is unknown where the current case contracted the virus.The disease is transmitted to people who come into contact or breathe infected urine, droppings and/or saliva of wild mice (primari...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Free firewood giveaway at Fort Tuthill County Park

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coconino County Parks & Recreation is offering a free firewood giveaway to the public at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Fort Tuthill County Park near the archery range.

The firewood giveaway is a result of recent forest thinning efforts to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfires.

Approximately 25 cords of pine will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The wood will not be ready to burn this winter because ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Supervisors update Winter Parking Ordinance

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The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to approve winter parking ordinance 2017-11 during a public hearing Tuesday, Nov. 7.

The new ordinance requires parking restrictions from County maintained rights-of-way during snow season and for the enforcement of parking restrictions either by citation or towing.Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute § 11-251, the County Board of...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

District 3 County Supervisor Matt Ryan named Board Chair

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District 5 Supervisor Lena Fowler appointed vice-chair

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors named District 3 Supervisor Matt Ryan as the next chair of the Board. He replaces District 2 Supervisor Liz Archuleta.Ryan said he was looking forward to finishing out the 2017 as chair and serving the people of Co...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Subaru donates delivery vehicle for Meals on Wheels

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Subaru of America, Inc. donated a 2018 Subaru Outback to Coconino County Community Services Department in partnership with Meals on Wheels America, the only one donated in Arizona.

Coconino County Community Services drives 2,515 miles on average each month to deliver meals, and the donated Subaru will enable the staff and volunteers to reach 64 more seniors and serve 1344 more meals each month. The vehicle was presented to Coconino ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Coconino County Offices closed Veterans Day

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All Coconino County offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, Dispatch, Patrol and Detention will conduct business as usual. Records will be open from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please dial 9-1-1 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, d...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Adult Probation Department issues naloxone for opioid emergencies

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The Coconino County Adult Probation Department recently issued Naloxone to all probation officers. Naloxone (sold under the brand name Narcan) is an opioid reversal drug used in suspected opioid overdoses.

The department trained all officers to recognize suspected opioid overdoses and how to correctly administer naloxone in the field. While numbers of reported overdoses are low in Coconino County, officers are now equipped to address them.

“Our pro...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Subaru donates delivery vehicle for Meals on Wheels

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Subaru of America, Inc. donated a 2018 Subaru Outback to Coconino County Community Services Department in partnership with Meals on Wheels America.

Keeping with its commitment to support local communities nationwide, Subaru of America and Flagstaff Subaru will present the vehicle to Coconino County during a special ceremony on Nov. 6.Each month, Coconino County Community Services drives an average of...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccination clinics scheduled in Page

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is offering seasonal flu shots and pneumonia vaccinations at two locations in Page, AZ on Tuesday, Nov 7.

Flu and pneumonia vaccinations will be available from 9 - 11 a.m. at the Coconino County Public Health Services District Page office, 467 Vista Ave.The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) and the Page Community Center have partnered t...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Innovative job training program launches this month

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Coconino County Career Center is launching an innovative job-training program this month to reach individuals ages 16 to 24 who are not in school and not working.

 

 Innovative job training program launches this month

StartHere.jobs designed to build skills, workforce and hope for out-of-school, unemployed and disconnected youth

 

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Coconino County Career Center...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Supervisors pass DACA Resolution

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in favor of congressional action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at the regular board meeting Tuesday night.

DACA was an executive action that allowed children under the age of 16, who came to the United States with their parents, to stay in the country. Children are eligible for DACA (also known as DREAMers) if they meet specific guidelines. They can request co...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

County Parks and Recreation Receives Natural Resource Award

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Coconino County Parks and Recreation (CCPR) received the Natural Resource Award from Arizona Parks and Recreation Association for Rogers Lake Recreation improvements.

Since 2011, CCPR has been incorporating recreation improvements at Rogers Lake County Natural Area while celebrating sustainability with residents and visitors.

Enhancements to the natural area were intended to engage the visitors and designed sustainably ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Nominations open for 2018 Coconino County Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year

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The sixth annual Coconino County 2018 Teacher of the Year and first annual Rookie Teacher of the Year Award nominations are now open.

These awards recognize the contributions of state-accredited, full-time teachers from pre-kindergarten - 12th grade in Coconino County.

The Teacher of the Year awards recognize three exceptionally skilled and dedicated teachers, and rookie teachers, who ha...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

2017 Sustainable Building and Water Conservation Tour

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The event will be from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 starting at the Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, 703 E. Sawmill Rd. Flagstaff.

The Coconino County Sustainable Building Program is hosting the annual Sustainable Building and Water Conservation Tour in partnership with the City of Flagstaff Sustainability and Water Conservation Programs, Willow Bend Environmental Education Center an...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is sponsoring a low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Coconino Humane Association, 3501 E. Butler Ave.

Rabies vaccinations will be $10 (dogs and cats). Fees for other vaccinations will vary and will be cash or check only. The Kaibab Veterinary Clinic will provide services.

CCPHSD Animal Management will also be offering the opportunity to license your canine...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Seasonal Flu Shot appointments

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is offering seasonal flu shots at the CCPHSD Clinic in Flagstaff. To schedule an appointment, call the Clinic at 928-679-7222 or toll-free at 1-877-679-7272.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccination as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses. It is strongly recommended that everyone 6 months old and over get a flu shot each year.

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Special Saturday Court

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The Flagstaff Justice Court and the Superior Court Clerk of the Court will hold a special Saturday Court, from 9 a.m. - noon, Sept. 16 at the Superior Court/Flagstaff Justice Court building, 200 N. San Francisco Street.

Justice of the Peace Howard Grodman, Clerk of Superior Court Valerie Wyant and Chairwoman of the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, Liz Archuleta initiated the Saturday Court services so people can receive court services who normally can’t du...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Supervisors pass anti-hate resolution

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted Resolution 2017 – 50, condemning hate and racial supremacy while promoting tolerance, at their regular meeting Tuesday night.

The Board considered the resolution due to recent white supremacy rallies and other displays of intolerance in the U.S.“I’m very proud that the Board stood up on behalf of Coconino County to declare that we will not tolerate any discrimination based on ra...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Assessor visits Page Community Center

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Ruiz to discuss Senior Property Valuation Protection Program

Assessor Armando J. Ruiz will hold a meeting at the Page Community Center at noon, Aug. 21 to discuss property tax assistance and exemptions for senior citizens. Assessor Ruiz will present information regarding the Senior Property Valuation Protection Pro...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Historic Fort Tuthill Quad Dedication

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation dedicated the Historic Fort Tuthill Quad Tuesday.

The dedication celebrated the renovation of the Historic Quad, a site that served as the summer training facility of the Arizona National Guard from 1929-1948, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Renovation of the Historic Quad began...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Historic Fort Tuthill Quad Dedication

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Please join Coconino County Parks & Recreation for the Historic Fort Tuthill Quad Dedication at 10a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at Fort Tuthill County Park.

The dedication will celebrate the renovation of the Historic Quad, a site that served as the summer training facility of the Arizona National Guard from 1929-1948, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

AzCourtHelp.org earns international award

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The National Association for Court Managers (NACM), in partnership with the International Association for Court Administration (IACA), awarded AzCourtHelp.org top honors for this year’s top 10 Court Technology Solutions Awards.

The awards are given each year to recognize courts that make the best use of technology to improve courts’ service and access to the public. AZCourtHelp.org was selected to receive the award over entries from Dubai, Rwanda and several other stat...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Coconino County earns National Achievement Awards for innovative programs

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The National Association of Counties (NACo) awarded Coconino County multiple Achievement Awards and other recognitions. The awards honor innovative development within county government programs that enhance services for residents.

“We are honored to be among one of the counties to receive achievement awards from NACo” said Chairwoman Liz Archuleta. “We’re very glad to be recognized by NACo for our County Departments and the innovative program...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

County / City release Courthouse and Administrative Space Project RFI

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Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff are issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to seek ideas and opportunities related to the development of a City and County downtown courthouse and additional administrative spaces.

Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff are issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to seek ideas and opportunities related to the development of a City and County downtown courthouse and additional administrative spaces.

The RFI is the first of a multi-...

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