Health and Medicine

Ducey orders barber shops, nail salons to close

Apr 3, 2020 The governor "clarified" his executive order following criticism.

'Like a freight train we can’t stop': Health care workers prepare for the worst

Apr 3, 2020 As Arizona health care workers brace for a surge of COVID-19 patients, experts warn of the burden on their mental health.

Health workers, aid groups step in to fill Spanish-language gap around COVID-19

Apr 3, 2020 More than 1 million people speak Spanish at home in Arizona, but official coronavirus bilingual communication has lagged.

Adapting to life under social distancing

Apr 3, 2020 Plus, answers to listeners' COVID-19 questions, food bank use doubles, weddings rescheduled, and a reminder about library resources.

Pandemic threatens hospital in Green Valley as patient visits decrease

Apr 3, 2020 The facility might close unless state officials use it as a coronavirus treatment center.

Pima County calls for medical volunteers

Apr 2, 2020 The county is building database of volunteers with specific skills to help amid an expected surge in COVID-19 patients..

Sonora asks medical students to join coronavirus fight

Apr 2, 2020 The mayor of Hermosillo, the state capital, is considering a 12-hour curfew in the city.

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

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

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.

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.

How to cope with physical distancing and isolation during COVID-19 pandemic

Mar 27, 2020 A discussion with UA psychology professor David Sbarra.

COVID-19 redefines the semester: One UA student's perspective

Mar 27, 2020 In this radio essay, an AZPM student production assistant describes her experience balancing classes and a pandemic.

Don't count on warm weather to ease coronavirus spread, says biologist

Mar 27, 2020 The virus is still too new and unfamiliar to fully understand.

Low testing rates give misleading picture of virus spread in Arizona, experts say

Mar 27, 2020 Arizona could be closer to New York and Washington state than test numbers indicate.

In Cochise County, more space may slow coronavirus spread, but presents a challenge for care

Mar 26, 2020 County officials say testing is not necessary for all.

Arizona health director expects COVID-19 illnesses to peak in April, hospitalizations in May

Mar 26, 2020 Gov. Ducey on Thursday issued an order to hospitals to develop plans to increase capacity.

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