Mission Statement

Yavapai County Community Health Services will provide leadership, information, and services that contribute to improving the health and well-being of Yavapai County residents.

Vision

Yavapai County residents will have the opportunity to optimize their health and well-being.

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Saturday, April 4 Update - Yavapai County has 44 Cases of COVID-19

April 4rd Update - Yavapai County Community Health Services
Yavapai County has 44 Cases

Apache 20 Coconino 147 Cochise 7 Graham 3 Greenlee 1
Gila 3 La Paz 2 Maricopa 1,171 Mohave 12 Navajo 177
Pima 326 Pinal 89 Santa Cruz 4 Yavapai 44 Yuma 14

There have been 2,019 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 52 deaths reported in Arizona.

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April 3 Afternoon Update - We'll Get Through This Together

April 3rd Afternoon Update - Yavapai County Community Health Services
We’ll Get Through this Together

Yavapai County stands at 41 cases, and more cases are expected.  There are 27 residents in the Quad- Cities area, and 13 in the Verde Valley area, and 1 unknown; 13 seniors 65+, 25 adults 18-64; 3 minors. 19 males, 22 females.   YRMC reports 2 COVID-19 hospitalizations today, with one person under investigation (PIU) on the East campus, and 8 PIUs on the West Campus.  VVMC reports 1 hospitalization, and 5 PIUs

  • Yavapai Emergency Operations Center PPE Donation Information www.yavapai.us/chs
  • YCCHS Immunization appointments limited to infant or respiratory vaccines.  771-3122.
  • Yavapai County WIC offers all services online or by phone to existing or new clients – 771-3138.
  • The Yavapai Emergency Phone Bank - 928-442-5103.  Weekend Hotline Dial 2-1-1.

Governor Doug Ducey’s “Stay Home. Stay Healthy. Stay Connected.” Executive Order

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Emergency Operations Center Personal Protection Equipment Donations

Thank you for helping us provide much needed personal protective equipment to first responders and frontline healthcare throughout Yavapai County. We can only accept unopened boxes of any type of equipment. In addition, if it is a single box or small amount of a certain item, we would prefer you keep it to better protect yourself and those close to you.

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April 3 Morning Update - Yavapai County has 41 COVID-19 cases

April 3rd Morning Update - Yavapai County Community Health Services
Yavapai County has 41 Cases

Apache 17 Coconino 126 Cochise 5 Graham 2 Greenlee 1
Gila 2 La Paz 2 Maricopa 1,049 Mohave 9 Navajo 148
Pima 280 Pinal 77 Santa Cruz 3 Yavapai 41 Yuma 13

There have been 1,769 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 41 deaths reported in Arizona.

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April 2nd Afternoon Update - 34 COVID-19 Cases in Yavapai County

April 2nd Afternoon Update - Yavapai County Community Health Services
Yavapai County Stands at 34 Cases

To date, 22,709 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19. 707 residents have been tested in Yavapai County, with 673 tests being negative. We now have 34 cases in Yavapai County, 20 residents in the Quad- Cities area, and 14 in the Verde Valley area have been affected; 13 seniors 65+, 20 adults 18-64; 1 minor. 17 males, 17 females.   YRMC reports 1 COVID hospitalization with 14 people under investigation (PUI), VVMC reports 3 patients hospitalized with 7 PUI.

  • Yavapai County Community Health Services is limiting immunization appointments except for infants or anyone needing a respiratory vaccine.  Call 771-3122 if you need either.
  • Yavapai County WIC is offering all services online or over the phone to existing or new clients – call 771-3138.
  • YCCHS asks all Yavapai County residents to comply with the Governor’s Executive Order to stay home except for essential services to protect yourself, your families, friends and neighbors from COVID-19. 
  • The Yavapai Emergency Phone Bank - 928-442-5103
  • COVID-19 information en español
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April 2 Morning Update - Yavapai County has 33 COVID-19 Cases

April 2nd Morning Update - Yavapai County Community Health Services
Yavapai County Has 33 Cases

There have been 1,598 confirmed cases in Arizona. Maricopa has 961 cases, Pima 237, Navajo 129, Coconino 114, Pinal 69, Apache 19, Yavapai 33, Graham 2, Yuma 13, Mohave 8, La Paz 2, Santa Cruz 3, Cochise 4, Gila 2, and Greenlee 1.  There have been 32 deaths reported in Arizona.  Recovery rate is unknown at this point.

619 residents have been tested in Yavapai County, with 585 tests being negative. We now have 33 cases in Yavapai County, 20 residents in the Quad- Cities area, and 13 in the Verde Valley area have been affected; 13 seniors 65+, 19 adults 18-64; 1 minor. 17 males, 16 females. This number of cases differs from the State’s, due to a duplicate reporting the Epidemiologist found yesterday.

  • Grand Canyon National Park closed.
  • COVID-19 is widespread in Arizona.  Everyone should assume COVID-19 is in their community.
  • The Yavapai Emergency Phone Bank - 928-442-5103
  • COVID-19 Hotline call 2-1-1 from 8 to 8 p.m. each day of the week.
  • COVID-19 information en español

Should we wear masks?  US health officials re-examine guidance amid coronavirus crisis

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April 1 Afternoon Update - Yavapai County has 31 cases

April 1st Afternoon Update - Yavapai County Community Health Services
Yavapai County has 31 Cases of COVID-19; First Minor

21,058 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19.  619 residents have been tested in Yavapai County, with 591 tests being negative. We now have 31 positive cases in Yavapai County, 19 residents in the Quad-Cities area, and 12 in the Verde Valley area have been affected; 13 seniors 65+, 17 adults 18-64; 1 minor. 17 males, 14 females.  YRMC has reported 2 of the 3 patients hospitalized have been discharged, so only 1 remains in the hospital. The YCCHS Epidemiologist will be following up with the released patients as they recover at home.

 

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Testing Sites in Yavapai County

Here is the current listing of testing sites in Yavapai County

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April 1 Morning Update - Yavapai County has 28 COVID-19 cases

April 1st Morning Update - Yavapai County Community Health Services
Yavapai County has 28 Cases of COVID-19

There 124 more cases and 5 more deaths in AZ since yesterday, with 1,413 confirmed cases today. Maricopa has 871 cases, Pima 217, Pinal 65, Coconino 85, Navajo 102, Apache 17, Yavapai 28 (4 new cases overnight), Graham 2, Yuma 12, Mohave 7, La Paz 2, Santa Cruz 3, Cochise 4, Gila 1, and Greenlee 1.  There have been 29 deaths reported in Arizona.  Recovery rate is unknown at this point.

21,058 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19.  619 residents have been tested in Yavapai County, with 591 testing negative. With 28 positive cases in Yavapai County (there were 4 additional reported overnight), 19 residents in the Quad-Cities area, and 9 in the Verde Valley area have been affected; 13 seniors 65+, 15 adults 18-64; 16 males, 12 females.  

  • COVID-19 is widespread in Arizona.  Everyone should assume COVID-19 is in their community.
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March 31 Afternoon Update - First Community Spread Case in Yavapai County

March 31st Afternoon Update - Yavapai County Community Health Services
First Community Spread Case vs Travel Related

With 24 positive cases in Yavapai County, 17 residents in the Quad-Cities area, and 7 in the Verde Valley area have been affected; 12 seniors 65+, 12 adults 18-64; 14 males, 10 females.  At this time, only 3 patients are hospitalized, the others are quarantining at home.

Community spread means spread of an illness for which the source of infection is unknown. It's also possible, however, that the patient may have been exposed to a returned traveler who was infected.

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Leslie Horton

Leslie Horton

Director

Appointed 2017
Yavapai County Community Health Services' logo
1090 Commerce Drive
Prescott, AZ 86305
(928) 771-3122

Guiding Principles

  • We serve the residents and visitors of Yavapai County by being effective stewards of taxpayer driven resources.
  • We promote and protect healthy communities through prevention and the provision of quality services and programs.
  • We collaborate with partners across the continuum in order to improve quality of life.
  • We align resources to achieve positive outcomes and hold ourselves accountable for achieving results.

Values

  • Display a Positive Attitude
  • Take Ownership and Be Accountable
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Honor and Respect Diversity
  • Respect and Be Sensitive to Client Privacy
  • Foster and Support Innovation
  • Commitment to Co-Workers
  • Be Courteous and Practice Established Etiquette
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