You can now access this quarter's message from the director, which discusses various public health strategies that help in fighting Valley fever. You can access it HERE.
The AZDHS Valley Fever Poster Contest is now live until Novmeber 17th. We are always so excited when we partner with the health department for this event and we love seeing everyone's submissions! Visit their website for more info about submissions HERE.
Scientific American recently released a new publication about fungal diseases, including Valley fever. It gives a deep dive into fungal diseases and their relation to COVID-19, and shows the potential outlook for the coming years. You can read the article HERE.
The recordings of the 2021 Cocci Study Group meeting on April 16-17th are now available HERE.
We are so excited that Valley Fever Awareness Week is here! Take a look at Governor Doug Ducey's 2020 Proclamation for Valley Fever Awareness Week here.
This new report explains the financial costs to valley fever patients in the state of Arizona. The article describes the direct costs, such as doctor visits, treatment programs, and diagnostic procedures, as well as indirect costs from the loss of potential income once diagnosed with valley fever. It also touches on the differences of costs depending on manifestations of valley fever.
TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE, CLICK HERE
Questions about Valley Fever during the COVID-19 Pandemic? Read this article from Banner and Dr. Galgani to help answer your questions!
The third addition of the Valley Fever Manual has been finished! Click here: Valley Fever Training Manual to see the new manual!
For a directory of doctors with experience in treating valley fever, in Tucson and Phoenix, please click here: