Health and Medicine

COVID-19 testing down at the University of Arizona

Sep 25, 2020 Tests were below 1,000 a day for three days.

"My voice pouring from me with all the soul a rainstorm has..." Teen poets are ready to change the world.

Sep 23, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Susan Miner on creating "Peace Inside, Beauty Outside"; and some happy chaos from The Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

First weekend of taking tests to students gets results

Sep 22, 2020 Close to 150 people were tested at the pop-up sites near student hangouts.

Students punished by UA and police for bad COVID behavior

Sep 21, 2020 Big parties were shut down and citations were issued.

Pima County opening free flu shot clinic

Sep 18, 2020 No insurance is needed.

Author Craig Johnson talks about Sheriff Walt Longmire's "Next to Last Stand".

Sep 16, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Real talk about living with autism, from some folks in our community who have first-hand experience.

Arizona pushes flu vaccinations to avert flu-and-COVID-19 ‘perfect storm’

Sep 16, 2020 Health officials are hoping to head off the possibility of a surge in hospitalizations from one or both of the viruses.

Arizona researchers dive into novel coronavirus

Sep 15, 2020 The team from the three state universities and T-Gen are trying to unlock the coronavirus.

Pima County taking testing to where the college students are

Sep 15, 2020 The county will use pop-up sites near local bars catering to students.

UA, Pima County asks off-campus students to shelter in place

Sep 14, 2020 The voluntary request is intended to stem a surge of new coronavirus cases.

Doctors: flu shots crucial during COVID pandemic

Sep 14, 2020 They are hoping to prevent crowded hospitals and clinics during the winter.

UA reports its highest number of daily COVID-19 cases so far

Sep 11, 2020 Nearly 200 cases were confirmed Friday, with a testing positivity rate of 9.8%.

Sonora among hardest hit by excess deaths during COVID-19 outbreak in Mexico

Sep 10, 2020 Sonora saw the fourth highest jump in excess deaths among the states analyzed.

Rate of COVID-19 cases on UA campus 'alarming,' President Robbins says

Sep 9, 2020 University officials say harsh measures are coming in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus on campus.

The risks of severe heat

Sep 4, 2020 The hottest summer in the city’s history came during a global health crisis, leaving many residents at risk for heat-related issues.

University of Arizona sees COVID-19 spike

Sep 4, 2020 Most of the cases are from students living off campus.

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