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Navajo Department of Health



Navajo Department of Health
Health Advisory Notice (HAN)

WINDOW ROCK, AZ–The Navajo Department of Health and the Navajo Epidemiology Center is issuing a notice of the first Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) case resulting in a fatality on the Navajo Nation. The Navajo Nation and its public health partners have confirmed a Navajo Nation resident who contracted the Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) mid-April in Apache County, a rare but potentially fatal disease spread by infected rodent droppings. fatality on the Navajo Nation.
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Navajo Department of Health

The Navajo Department of Health is committed to the health and well-bring of the Navajo People. The Department has 14 separate programs funded by various agencies.With headquarters in Window Rock, the Navajo Department of Health serves approximately 300,000 members of Navajo Nation, the largest tribe in the United States. Covering an area of over 27,000 square miles, the Department of Health delivers a variety of health services in the areas of nutrition, aging, substance abuse, outreach, and emergency medical services, working in close partnership with state, federal, and local partners. Learn more by clicking on any of the Department’s programs to the right. Late-breaking information on health topics is given below, and updated regularly.

Division of Behavioral & Mental Health Services
Office of the Executive Director 
Division of Public Health Services
Division of Aging and Long Term Care 
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