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Tohono O'odham Nation rules aim to slow the spread of COVID-19

Mar 31, 2020 An executive order issued Monday issues a stay-at-home order, a curfew and restrictions who can enter the Nation.

Plan temporarily suspends Arizona evictions and foreclosures, governor says

Mar 31, 2020 Rent and mortgage payments are due, as residents start to feel the financial impact of COVID-19.

Arizona coronavirus news in brief, March 31

Mar 31, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona: High school graduation, 3D-printed masks, and more.

Despite school closure, high school seniors will get to graduate

Mar 31, 2020 Whether or not they collect their diplomas in a cap and gown is up in the air.

UA team developing 3D-printed masks to protect doctors against coronavirus

Mar 31, 2020 The team is responding to an anticipated shortage of masks at Banner University Medical Center.

Groups question risk, expense of border wall construction during coronavirus pandemic

Mar 31, 2020 Critics say big construction crews are still at work — increasing the risk of spreading the virus and traveling to other states.

Navajo Nation enacting curfew to stem coronavirus spread

Mar 30, 2020 Navajo Nation President “gets stern” and tells people to stay home as COVID-19 cases climb above 100.

Gov. Ducey issues stay-at-home order for Arizona

Mar 30, 2020 The executive order is effective Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Arizona coronavirus news in brief, March 30

Mar 30, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona: School closure extended, hospital bed capacity, and more.

UA psychology professor offers tips for navigating uncertainty of coronavirus

Mar 30, 2020 The first piece of advice? Lower the expectations you put on yourself and others.

Officials take temperatures of southbound border crossers in Nogales, Sonora

Mar 30, 2020 The U.S. has closed the border with Mexico to all "non-essential" travel, but Mexico has not yet broadly implemented similar restrictions.

Arizonans take to internet to urge Gov. Ducey to issue shelter-in-place order

Mar 30, 2020 An online petition had garnered more than 180,000 signatures as of Monday morning.

Arizona hospital group says target for adding beds is a tall order, but possible

Mar 30, 2020 The governor has ordered hospitals to increase bed capacity by 50% by the end of April.

Painting studio moves online as COVID-19 forces businesses to close or evolve

Mar 30, 2020 The 8-year-old Creative Juice is offering free classes on Facebook, as many businesses adapt to closures and distancing measures.

Arizona schools will stay closed through the end of the school year

Mar 30, 2020 Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman made the announcement Monday morning.

County Supervisor Richard Elías dies

Mar 28, 2020 The long-time local official died early Saturday morning.

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