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Greenlee County Health Department
Public Health and Community Nursing

Immunizations (Call to make an appointment)

The Greenlee County Health Department contracts with the Arizona Department of Health Services to provide the full range of childhood and adult immunizations for residents of the county. Must meet financial eligibility.

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 an STD are, by referral, promptly examined and adequately treated. Testing is free and confidential.

Family Planning Services (Call to make an appointment)

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 gynecological problems, pregnancy testing and referrals to providers for OB/GYN services. Males/Females over the age of 14 years old are provided service on their own consent. Parental consent not needed. Services are confidential. Must meet financial eligibility.

Ryan White Program Early INtervention

The mission of the Ryan White Services is to prevent further transmission of HIV and to increase the quality of life among those already infected through education, prevention and linkage to care. Testing is free and confidential.

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 disease)
  • 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 Physicians with expertise in management of TB disease and TB infection.

Mission Statement

  • 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.

TB Symptoms

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 your local County Health Department, if you have these symptoms.

Greenlee County Government
Health & County Services
253 Fifth St
P.O. Box 936
Clifton, AZ 85533

Normal Business Hours:
Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (928) 865-2601
Fax: (928) 865-1929

Steven Rutherford
Health Director / BT-Manager / EMS Manager

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County Seal Use

A.R.S. 11-251.17 Use of county seal restricted; cease and desist order; violation; classification

A. A person may use, display or otherwise employ any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal only after obtaining the approval of the board of supervisors of that county. The board of supervisors may grant a certificate of approval on application by any person showing good cause for the use of the county seal for a proper purpose. No person other than a county department may use the county seal for the purpose of advertising or promoting the sale of any article of merchandise within this state or for promoting any other commercial purpose. The board of supervisors may adopt rules for the use of the county seal or any facsimile, copy, likeness, imitation or other resemblance of the county seal, including rules for the use of the county seal for official county business. B. If the county maintains a website, it shall display on its website the adopted seal and the text of subsection A of this section. C. The board of supervisors shall issue a cease and desist order to any person who is in violation of this section. If the person fails to comply with the cease and desist order, the person is guilty of a class 3 misdemeanor.