Feds sending medical team to aid with COVID-19 in Arizona

Dec 21, 2021 The Federal Emergency Management Agency is deploying ambulances to take patients from full hospitals to facilities with open beds.

Arizona reports 2,176 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths

Dec 20, 2021 Hospitalizations due to the virus numbered at 2,496 as of Sunday.

US Treasury has issued new guidance on deadlines to spend CARES Act relief

Dec 20, 2021 Costs can now be considered incurred by December 31, 2021, if recipients have an order placed or have entered into a contract by that end of the year deadline.

Arizona reports 2,745 more COVID-19 cases and 3 more deaths

Dec 19, 2021 The latest numbers pushed the state’s totals since the pandemic began to 1,336,806 cases and 23,519 known deaths.

Arizona recovers jobs lost early in pandemic

Dec 17, 2021 The unemployment rate also fell below that of February 2020.

Arizona reports 3,686 additional COVID-19 cases, 143 deaths

Dec 17, 2021 Hospitals statewide had 2,569 virus patients occupying inpatient beds as of Thursday.

First case of Omicron variant confirmed in Pima County

Dec 16, 2021 The Pima County Health Department said the person tested positive for COVID-19 in Tucson in early December.

Arizona rural hospitals asking feds for COVID-19 staffing

Dec 16, 2021 The state Department of Health Services put in requests for medical staffing for at least seven rural hospitals.

DHS explores COVID-19 vaccine services at the border

Dec 16, 2021 DHS says it’s looking to award a short-term contract to provide vaccine services to non-U.S. citizens at points along the Southwest border.

Surcharge for unvaccinated Pima County employees challenged

Dec 15, 2021 A law enforcement union has filed a lawsuit challenging a $45 health insurance surcharge on Pima County employees who haven’t received the coronavirus vaccine.

Pima County Attorney's Office will not prosecute minor drug possession cases

Dec 15, 2021 Policy from start of the pandemic is revived as vaccination rate levels off and COVID cases spread inside the jail

COVID-19 creating another holiday of concern

Dec 14, 2021 Omicron variant and vaccination worries are making gatherings difficult again.

Banner says Tucson hospital pushed to capacity

Dec 14, 2021 "If the forecasted trend continues, we will soon be unable to meet the health care demands of Arizonans," chief clinical officer warns.

Researcher: More could be done to protect farmworkers from COVID-19

Dec 13, 2021 For the study, more than 30 farm workers in Sonora and Baja California were interviewed from mid- to late-2020.

Arizona reports 2,391 new COVID-19 cases but no deaths

Dec 13, 2021 Hospitals are more crowded because of large numbers of patients being treated for non-virus-related reasons.

Arizona: Over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases for 12th day in a row

Dec 12, 2021 Nineteen deaths were also added.

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