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Debbie Padilla
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323 S Mountain Avenue

Springerville, AZ 85938
Phone: (928) 333-2415
Fax: (928) 333-5876



Our vision is to promote and improve the health, quality of life and environment for all community members in Apache County.


Our Mission is to promote and provide quality services through public health education and prevention programs that reflect the ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of the communities we serve.

Our Goals:

  • To provide quality programs that promotes healthy lifestyles for community members.
  • To reduce infant mortality.
  • To increase early entry into prenatal care for women who are pregnant.
  • To reduce injury and deaths to children due to motor vehicle crashes.
  • To reduce obesity among women and children.
  • To monitor dental health status to identify community dental health problems.
  • To provide health education in schools that promotes healthy lifestyles.
  • Link community members to needed personal health services.
  • To assess the needs of the communities within Apache County and to obtain funding to implement programs based on the needs.
  • Collaborate and network with agencies to improve and build a healthier community.


The Apache County Public Health Services District has been awarded funding for a program regarding Occupant Protection, Contract Number: 2013-OP-031 through the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway. Please contact Debbie Padilla at 928-333-2415 for more information.

Funding: These programs are funded in part by the Bureau of Women’s and Children’s Health as made available through the Arizona Department of Health Services. This project is supported by funds from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child’s Health Bureau (under grant number 93.994), and Women’s and Children Community Health for $90,000.


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