Arizona Department of Health Services

Arizona Department of Health Services

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Arizona Department of Health Services
The Arizona Department of Health Services is a State agency that has its headquarters in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The Arizona Department of Health Services is devoted to improving the health of residents throughout the State of Arizona.
There are six major divisions of the Arizona Department of Health Services:
     Office of the Director
     Arizona State Hospital
     Behavior Health Services
     Public Health Services
     Operations
     Licensing Services
These six branches are located at two different locations in downtown Phoenix, with the Arizona State Hospital being the only division of the Arizona Department of Health Services that is not located at 150 North 18th Avenue.
The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona's children and adults. The mission that has been taken up by the Arizona Department of Health Services is to set the standard for personal and community health. The Arizona Department of Health Services seeks to accomplish this goal through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership.
In order to accomplish these objectives, the Department operates programs in:
     Behavioral health;
     Disease prevention;
     Disease control;
     Maternal health;
     Child health;
     General health promotion;
     Community public health;
     Emergency preparedness;
Regulation of childcare and assisted living centers, nursing homes, hospitals, and other providers of health care and emergency services. 

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