Health and Medicine

COVID-19 Delta variant identified in the Navajo Nation

Jun 28, 2021 The first confirmed appreance of the variant comes as the nation nears 31,000 cases.

Data analysis shows low investment in kids futures across Arizona

Jun 25, 2021 The state rank 40th across the country after comparing 2019 factors in their health, education, economic status and families.

TPD gets more AEDs

Jun 23, 2021 The police department now has 100 of the lifesaving devices.

University of Arizona researchers to study cross-border childhood asthma

Jun 19, 2021 The UA study will follow 500 pregnant women of Mexican descent in both cities and their newborns for the next five years

Delta variant of COVID-19 in Pima County

Jun 18, 2021 Dozens of cases of the highly transmissible virus have been identified in Arizona.

Tohono O'odham Nation advocates in Congress for properly funded federal services

Jun 17, 2021 Tribal leaders call out government's failure to fulfill promises to fund hospitals, school and detention centers in tribal lands.

Ducey blocks ASU policy requiring masks for unvaccinated students

Jun 15, 2021 Executive order would apply to all of the state's public universities and community colleges

House bill introduced to ensure access to health data for tribes

Jun 15, 2021 If passed, tribal health authorities wouldn't have to 'negotiate' for information to inform health policy.

Arizona passes 6 million in administered vaccine doses

Jun 7, 2021 ore than 3.3 million people statewide have received at least the first dose with around 2.9 million fully vaccinated

San Carlos Apache Tribe nearly halts spread of coronavirus

May 31, 2021 Average number of positive COVID-19 cases is down to less than 1% a week

PACC trap-neuter-return program hoping to expand

May 29, 2021 Expansion would allow PACC to spay and neuter more outdoor and feral cats, and increase cat health.

Local tribes update current COVID-19 health policies

May 28, 2021 The Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirmed its masking requirements, while the Pascua Yaqui Tribe approved a resolution to lift its stay-at-home order.

Slow summer of adjustment expected for COVID-aware citizens

May 27, 2021 The Memorial Day weekend is the first test for many who are ditching their masks.

Arizona legalizes clean needle exchange sites

May 27, 2021 People who inject drugs can exchange their used needles for clean ones at the sites. Clean, sharp needles reduced the risk of illnesses like HIV.

Campaign to discuss COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy launching in Tucson

May 25, 2021 A group of community organizers will soon be reaching out to Tucsonans to answer questions or help register people for the vaccine.

Arizona leads the nation in rural COVID-19 vaccinations

May 20, 2021 The CDC says Arizona is tops in some categories and low in others.

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