Stories tagged: "CDC"

A corpsman with the USS Gerald R. Ford gives a COVID-19 vaccination at Naval Station Norfolk on April 8, 2021. (Photo by Seaman Jackson Adkins/U.S. Navy)
Updated COVID-19 Vaccine OK’d, Experts Urge People to Roll Up Their Sleeves

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 2,476 new cases of COVID-19 in the week ending Sept. 6, almost twice the number of infections as were reported in early July.

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Arizona’s Public Universities Lift Mask Requirements Under New CDC Guidelines

The University of Arizona will lift its indoor mask requirement beginning March 21, following similar moves by Arizona’s other two public universities.

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A Vaccinated Arizona Lawmaker Got COVID, But Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Skip the Vaccine

Out of the nearly 2.3 million people Arizonans fully vaccinated, less than .05% have been diagnosed with COVID. Arizona Rep. Alma Hernández announced last week that she had been diagnosed with COVID-19.  While that isn’t surprising more than a year into the pandemic, Hernandez’s case is notable because she’s already received both doses of the...

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Hospital Official to Arizonans: Save Lives by Keeping Thanksgiving Small This Year

Arizona’s second wave of COVID-19 is beginning to surge weeks before the holiday season, and health experts are advising people to celebrate safely.

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More Than 770,000 Arizonans Could Be Evicted by January

The nonprofit Wildfire AZ has distributed nearly $12 million of federal aid to roughly 3,000 families, with each household receiving an average of $920.

All staffers at Flower Child restaurant, part of Fox Restaurant Concepts' Phoenix-based eateries, wear masks and gloves as the restaurant complies with guidelines as it is able to open up for dine-in service as Arizona slowly relaxes restrictions due to the coronavirus Monday, May 11, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
CDC Report Finds That Arizona’s COVID Peak Ended When Mask Ordinances Began

Gov. Doug Ducey prevented local governments from implementing their own public health guidelines until mid-June.

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How to Clean and Store Your COVID-19 Face Mask

In spite of states reopening, using protection to avoid the spread of COVID-19 is still recommended. Many ask "How should I clean and store my face mask?" Here's what the experts say.