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LATEST NEWS

More than 4 million COVID vaccine doses administered in Arizona

More than 2.5 million have received the first dose, more than 1.6 are fully vaccinated
April 10, 2021

News roundup: Arizona prepares for fire season, border communities see uptick in apprehensions

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, April 9.
April 9, 2021

New border apprehension numbers need context, advocates say

CBP data shows more than 170,000 total apprehensions at the border in March, including record number of children.
April 9, 2021

News roundup: TMC vaccination site moves to Udall Park, fire in Dudleyville threatens homes

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, April 8.
April 8, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine clinic for Native Americans in downtown Tucson

If registered for the event, members of federally recognized tribes can get a shot at the Tucson Indian Center Saturday.
April 8, 2021

TMC COVID-19 vaccination site moving to Udall Park

With the temperatures increasing, TMC's outdoor COVID-19 vaccination clinic moves inside.
April 8, 2021

News roundup: UA lets go of Sean Miller, allows guests at graduation

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, April 7.
April 7, 2021

News roundup: Pima County Supervisors vote against water rate hike, AZ pushes back tax deadline

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, April 6.
April 6, 2021

Guests allowed at UA graduation

Graduates can have four family members at ceremonies.
April 6, 2021

Navajo Nation records case of California COVID-19 variant

The news comes a week after the tribe identified another variant first found in the United Kingdom.
April 6, 2021

UA opening COVID-19 vaccines daily

Available vaccine slots will be announced daily.
April 6, 2021

Gov. Ducey signs COVID-19 liability shield into law

Critics say measure would reward bad actors who flouted health guidance and endangered their workers or the public
April 5, 2021

News roundup: UA women’s basketball returns to Tucson, Dept of Interior announces new MMIW unit

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, April 5.
April 5, 2021

News roundup: Sports return in Arizona, updates on local mask mandates

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, April 2.
April 2, 2021

Pima County opens up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

Beginning April 5, anyone 16 or older is eligible for a vaccine.
April 2, 2021

Fact Check: Governor Ducey’s letter to Phoenix Mayor

Ducey’s letter contains mistakes when it comes to COVID-19 vaccine numbers
April 2, 2021

UA to keep enforcing mask policy, expand in-person class sizes

Leaders of the university's COVID response stress the importance of continued mask wearing.
April 2, 2021

Discussion: communicating our differences about mask wearing

An expert in health communications weighs in on confrontations related to masking up in public.
April 2, 2021

Gov. Ducey eases more restrictions as virus cases wane

Executive order lifts some limits on elective surgeries and visitation at long-term care facilities
April 1, 2021

Unemployment continues slow drop

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits is going down.
April 1, 2021

Arizona vaccination rate for COVID passes 30% of population

Nearly 2.2 million Arizonans have received at least one dose, with nearly 1.4 million fully vaccinated
April 1, 2021

State Senate panel moves to ban COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Local government and business would be banned from requiring vaccines for employees and customers.
March 31, 2021

HEROES study: COVID vaccines 90% effective

First responders rank among workers with the highest risk
March 31, 2021

Pima County keeps mask mandate

County officials say the Governor has overreached his power.
March 31, 2021

News roundup: Groundwater protection bills stall in legislature, county and UA retains mask mandates

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, March 30.
March 30, 2021

UA not lifting mask requirements

The decision is despite Governor Ducey’s order allowing the end of mask mandates.
March 30, 2021

News roundup: TUSD reports from first week back, Sonoran officials die in plane crash on way to Tucson

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, March 29.
March 29, 2021

Anniversary of first COVID-19 cases among Tohono O'odham members

According Tohono O'odham Nation Health Care in early March 2021, 1,740 tribal members had contracted the disease.
March 29, 2021

Pima County continues to see vaccine demand outpace supply

The county's chief medical officer discusses the county's coordination with the state.
March 26, 2021

Ducey touts expanded vaccine eligibility at state pods

He also discusses why he denied FEMA permission to open vaccination sites in Pima County.
March 26, 2021

Pima County gets FEMA COVID-19 vaccine site

The state changes course on allowing FEMA to come in.
March 26, 2021
RESOURCES
COVID-19 Hotline A COVID-19 hotline has been set up to answer any questions from the public and health care providers about testing, symptoms, and any other questions you have about the virus. Call (520) 626-6016 (local) or 1-844-542-8201 (state) to reach a health care professional.
COVID-19 Arizona Case MapArizona Coronavirus Maps and Charts Maps and charts show Arizona and Pima County COVID-19 numbers.
Arizona Department of Health Services Arizona COVID-19 response, travel advisories, and latest updates.
List of COVID-19 Testing Sites ADHS's information on where to find COVID-19 testing sites, hours of operation, and information about pre-registration.
Pima County COVID-19 landing page Health updates and a local hotline to discuss testing, symptoms, and questions about the virus.
University of Arizona Coronavirus information Updates and guidance from the University of Arizona on the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
ASU coronavirus updates The latest news for ASU staff and students regarding COVID-19.
NAU coronavirus updates Northern Arizona University is closely monitoring the growing public health concern of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Maricopa County COVID-19 Landing Page Local guidance and information for Maricopa County residents.
CDC coronovirus page Situation updates, information, and tips.
World Health Organization Information and guidance from WHO regarding the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Updates daily.
Global cases map from Johns Hopkins University A live, continually updated map of coronavirus cases around the globe.
The essential coronavirus FAQ As scientists and health officials race for answers about the new coronavirus, this is a guide to the things we do know -- a resource that changes alongside our understanding of this virus.
Map: Watch the real-time spread of coronavirus in the U.S. See where and how reported coronavirus cases have grown over time in the map.
Información en español Recursos y actualizaciones sobre el coronavirus (COVID-19).
Unemployment infographic How to file for unemployment insurance benefits in English and Spanish.
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