Program Descriptions

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Animal Management: The CCHD Animal Management Program processes dog licenses, investigates animal bite cases, permits and inspects all kennels in the County, and enforces the County’s ordinances regarding dogs at large, vicious dogs, and barking dogs.

Birth Certificates: The Coconino County Health Department (CCHD) offers certified copies of Arizona birth certificates at the CCHD King Street office in Flagstaff. Birth Certificates can be requested in person Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King Street. CCHD offers birth records ONLY for births that occurred in Arizona.

Breastfeeding Promotion: The Coconino County Public Health Services District, WIC and Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Programs are committed to the promotion and support of breastfeeding for all infants unless contraindicated for health reasons.

Communicable Disease: This program provides tracking and investigation of reportable communicable diseases, testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV testing and counseling, alerts to medical providers, and prevention education. It also provides treatment, surveillance, and prevention services for tuberculosis.

Death Certificates: This is a program that provides preparation and activities related to death certificates. Call 928-679-8775 for information.

Dental Services: Services include the provision of dental sealants to schoolchildren in Coconino County, and oral health and hygiene education in Flagstaff schools. Oral health vouchers are available for preventive and emergent care: /234.

Emergency Preparedness: This unit develops and maintains various systems to support effective response to situations that threaten the health of a significant portion of the population of Coconino County such as disasters, disease outbreaks, mass accidents, and bio-terrorism threats.

Environmental Health: This program permits and inspects all food establishments, motels/hotels, trailer parks, campgrounds, swimming pools, and spas. They prevent and control vector borne and zoonotic disease outbreaks and investigate and ensure compliance for public health nuisance complaints.

Environmental Quality: This program permits and inspects onsite wastewater treatment facilities, water haulers, solid waste haulers, and septic haulers and investigates and ensures compliance for public nuisance complaints.

Health Start: This is a home visiting program to promote prenatal care for pregnant women and primary care for their infants and children. Available in the Page, AZ and surrounding areas only.

Healthy Families: This is a program that provides home visiting to support families and prevent child abuse and neglect and services to promote parent-child bonding.

HIV Case Management and Care: This is a program for case management and payment for treatment for individuals with HIV or AIDS.

HIV Testing and Counseling: This program provides education, testing, and counseling to high risk and substance abuse populations.

Injury Prevention: This is a program that includes community activities to prevent and/or reduce intentional and unintentional injuries.

Immunization: Immunizations for children and adults are provided based on Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for required and recommended vaccinations.

Medical Examiner: This office has the responsibility for conducting complete and objective medico-legal investigations of unattended, violent, sudden, unexpected, and suspicious deaths to determine the cause and manner of death, as well as the responsibility for reviewing and approving any cremations of remains of deceased persons.

Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention Program: The Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention Program (NEOPP) is a technical assistance program providing nutrition education to adults living on the Navajo Nation who care for children between the ages of 0-5 and pregnant women to prevent childhood obesity in Coconino County.
The Program has two main goals:
1) Provide trainings to home or center based childcare providers of children ages 0-5 on basic nutrition working within the EMPOWER Childcare standards with the intent of increasing healthy food choices and physical activity and enhancing literacy so children are kindergarten ready.
2) Encourage centers and families to grow their own fruits and vegetables by providing education and resources to start a garden on site.

Nutrition Education Services: This program provides community education to shape food consumption behaviors in a positive way and promote healthy behaviors that result in the reduction of disease and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle. This program also teaches children and their parents the importance of nutrition in a daily diet. It covers the importance of five vegetables and fruits a day, healthy heart and building better bones.

Reproductive Health Services: Reproductive health services provides many services, including physical examinations, pregnancy testing, contraceptive services, and cancer screening for teens. This program also provides sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV counseling and testing services and treatment of STDs for teens and adults.

Opioid Crisis Response program: works to reduce incidents of opioid overdose and overdose fatalities by connecting overdose survivors with a Community Health Worker (CHW) and Peer Support Specialist (PSS). These individuals provide linkages to treatment and supportive wraparound services. The Opioid Crisis Response program also seeks to engage friends and families of opioid overdose survivors by providing education and tools to prevent future overdose.

The program accepts referrals for individuals who have just experienced overdose as well as for individuals who are at risk for experiencing an overdose.The program is funded by a grant through the Arizona  Department of Health  Services, Office of Emergency Management. 

Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Program: The program is funded via grant with the Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Injury Prevention.  The program is part of a statewide initiative to reduce the number of fatal opioid overdoses in Coconino County, implementing five public health strategies from the Arizona Rx Misuse and Abuse Toolkit, using five public health strategies from the Arizona Rx Misuse and Abuse Toolkit. 

Supplemental Food Assistance: The Coconino County Public Health Services District, Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) [Food Plus] is a federally funded food distribution program that provides a once-a-month box of foods to participants. The foods are selected to improve the health people who are at least 60 years of age by providing supplemental healthy foods, nutrition education, reduction of malnutrition, prevention of chronic diseases, and referrals to other nutrition and health care programs.

Smoke-free Arizona: This program provides funding for enforcement and tobacco use prevention education related to the recently adopted Smoke-free Arizona statute (Proposition 201).

Tobacco & Chronic Disease Prevention: Tobacco is still the number one cause of preventable death in the U.S., killing more than 450,000 every year. The Tobacco and Chronic Disease Prevention Program strives to reduce tobacco rates of use by preventing initiation among youth and connecting people who use tobacco with cessation services. Additionally, this program seeks to prevent and manage the four leading causes of death in Arizona, including heart disease, cancer, lung disease and Alzheimer’s, by linking the community to appropriate resources.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC): The Coconino County Public Health Services District, Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education and breastfeeding support services, supplemental nutritious foods and referrals to health and social services. WIC serves pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women;infants; and children under the age of five.