The Greenlee County Health Department contracts with the Arizona Department of Health
Services to provide the full range of childhood immunizations for residents of the
county. Services are provided free of charge.
Communicable Disease Control
This program investigates reported communicable diseases such as Hepatitis A, vaccine
preventable diseases such as whooping cough, measles, etc. Consultation provided
about disease, prevention and control measures.
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Control Program
This program deals with disease intervention activities to prevent disease transmission
through education and by assuring that people who have a treatable STD or those
that have been exposed to STD are, by referral, promptly examined and adequately
Family Planning Services
Services are primarily by appointment and include: information and counseling about
contraceptive methods, physical examinations and follow-up, contraceptive supplies,
diagnosis and treatment of minor GYN problems, pregnancy testing and referrals to
providers for OB/GYN services. Teens are provided service on their own consent.
HIV Intervention & Ryan White Programs
The mission of the office of HIV Services is to prevent further transmission of
HIV and to increase the quality of life among those already infected through education,
prevention, monitoring, treatment and services.
Tuberculosis Control Program
Tuberculosis (TB) Control is mandated by Arizona Statute. Greenlee County Tuberculosis
program is funded with State and County dollars.
The purpose of TB control is to:
- Identify and treat individuals with active disease.
- Identify and locate contacts to active cases, test and treat (prevent spread of
- Treat and monitor latent TB infection.
- Provide TB education to the public.
Greenlee County Health Department TB Control operates a clinic five days a week
staffed by Public Health Nurses and two Physicians with expertise in management
of TB disease and TB infection.
- To prevent, diagnose, and treat Tuberculosis to all Greenlee County residents.
- All cases and suspects are treated free of charge.
- Latent TB infection is treated free of charge.
- There is no charge to skin test TB contacts or TB suspects.
Prolonged cough (duration of three weeks or more), chest pain, coughing up blood,
fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss and very tired. Please contact your health
care provider or TB control if you have these symptoms.