Post Date: 10/19

On November 9th, Cochise County Superior Court Presiding Juvenile Judge Terry Bannon will preside over the courts 4th annual Adoption Day celebration.

Celebrate with us and the families adopting as we share this memorable moment of joy at this special event. The celebration culminates with the formal adoption court proceeding and will be held on Friday, November 9th at Cochise... Read More

Post Date: 10/18

Cochise County Health & Social Services will hold a second immunization clinic for adults living and working in Naco. This event is a follow-up to an earlier clinic where vaccines for Hepatitis A and B, and Tetanus, were administered as a public service due to the flow of raw sewage across the international border.


County staff have continued to monitor the flow of HAZMAT... Read More

Post Date: 10/15

Cochise County has agreed to enter into a contract with a non-profit entity to help improve rainwater recharge projects.

Acting as the Flood Control District on October 9, the Board of Supervisors approved spending approximately $77,000 over a two-year period for Flowtography services provided by the Salt River Valley Water Users Association.

The project will help the County... Read More

Post Date: 10/15

The Cochise County Library District now offers library users the option to pay fines and fees conveniently with a credit card.  The goal is to improve customer service and provide user-friendly ways to manage library accounts for patrons countywide.  

Previously, library patrons were only able to pay fines and fees by cash or check. Now patrons at all seven city libraries – Benson,... Read More

Post Date: 10/15

Members of the Douglas Youth Health Coalition talked to the Board of Supervisors about the successful campaign to have the legal limit for buying tobacco raised to 21.

Thanks to the Coalition’s efforts, along with those of Cochise Health & Social Services Tobacco Prevention Health Educator Jesus Duarte, the City of Douglas passed the Tobacco 21 ordinance in August 2017.

At... Read More

Post Date: 10/15

Residents of South Kings Ranch Road, Hereford, met with County Highways & Floodplain staff to discuss long awaited paving improvements.

The County has agreed to accept the cost and responsibility of maintaining the road, but it has to be brought up to accepted standards first. That means the residents need to raise part of the monies to chip and seal the road.

Thanks to a... Read More

Post Date: 10/11

Cochise County emergency response agencies successfully complete full-scale training exercise


Cochise County’s emergency service agencies successfully completed a full-scale training exercise designed to test response and communications during a major incident.


The event involved an active shooter scenario at Joyce Clark Middle School, Sierra Vista, on... Read More

Post Date: 10/10

Cochise Health & Social Services will host a free children’s immunization clinic in response to the HAZMAT situation in Naco.


The County has continued to monitor the daily flow of raw sewage coming across the international border onto U.S. soil from Naco, Sonora, since a spill caused by failed infrastructure in Mexico on September 9.


In addition to an... Read More

Post Date: 10/09

Cochise County Health & Social Services will host a no-cost, adult flu clinic on Friday, October 26, at the Fry Fire Station, 4817 S. Apache Avenue, Sierra Vista. Immunizations will be given from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.


The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly recommend that everyone six months and older get a flu shot each year.  Additionally, it is especially... Read More

Post Date: 10/01

Cochise County hosts free adult vaccination clinic

Cochise County Health & Social Services hosted a free adult vaccination clinic Friday, September 28 at the Naco Fire District Station.  Nearly three dozen people received doses of vaccines to prevent Hepatitis A/B and tetanus. 

The public service was a preventive response to the ongoing HAZMAT situation at the international... Read More