Joycelyn Cabrera is a Phoenix native who has had her work featured in Ahwatukee Foothills News and InMaricopa.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman says her office was not consulted on the changes to the state’s health recommendations.
Over 21,000 Arizonans have been hospitalized and nearly 6,000 have died due to COVID-19.
Senate Republicans moved to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court at breakneck speed after the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Gov. Doug Ducey prevented local governments from implementing their own public health guidelines until mid-June.
“We have 6.7 million Americans who have contracted coronavirus, which will be a preexisting condition going forward.”
Arizona health officials are expanding flu shot access and offering incentives like $10 gift cards to encourage residents to take the vaccine.
While health experts say social distancing measures have slowed the spread of the virus, they say the public should remain cautious.