Arizona health officials say 'mild' omicron still a risk

Jan 12, 2022 The state reported a new daily record of more than 18,000 confirmed cases on Wednesday.

Arizona reports 14,160 new COVID-19 cases, 213 deaths

Jan 11, 2022 State's biggest hospital system expects disruptions to surgical schedule as it faces staffing shortages.

University of Arizona commits to in-person classes during COVID surge

Jan 10, 2022 Robbins wants to "stay the course and ride this out."

Baboquivari Unified School District moves to virtual learning for two weeks

Jan 10, 2022 The Tohono O'odham school district said it took the step to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in the community.

U.S. District Court in Arizona scales back in-person proceedings

Jan 10, 2022 Decision is tied to the sharp upward surge in COVID-19 cases across the state

Arizona sees 13,937 new virus cases, more hospitalizations

Jan 10, 2022 The state Department of Health Services again pleaded for people to get vaccinated and boosted to help free up hospitals.

Arizona reports 15,850 new COVID-19 cases, 69 deaths

Jan 9, 2022 The state's seven-day rolling average of daily new cases tripled over the past two weeks.

COVID-19 cases rising rapidly in Sonora, across Mexico

Jan 8, 2022 Nationwide, cases have more than doubled during the last week, to more than 20,000 per day.

University of Arizona updates mask policy, requiring surgical or higher-quality masks

Jan 7, 2022 The policy allows cloth masks, if paired with a surgical mask, but cloth masks alone will not meet the requirement.

Booster shots now being offered in Pima County to 12-15 year-olds

Jan 7, 2022 Only the Pfizer booster is available to the new age group

County attorney reassigns unvaccinated workers

Jan 6, 2022 Department fulfills mandate without firings.

Pima County out of take-home COVID tests

Jan 5, 2022 In-clinic tests still available, county health director says.

Tohono O'odham chairman tests positive for COVID-19

Jan 5, 2022 Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. plans to continue work as the chairman remotely while isolating.

Arizona governor wants schools open despite virus surge

Jan 5, 2022 Ducey is tapping $10 million in federal virus relief funds to give parents up to $7,000 a year in private school tuition.

51 unvaccinated Pima County workers heading for the exits

Jan 4, 2022 County prepares to fire employees who defied mandate.

At-home COVID test kit distribution at Abrams Public Health Center on Tuesday

Jan 4, 2022 The Pima County Health Department and El Rio Community Health Center will have 3,000 kits available between 1 and 7 p.m.

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