Stories tagged: "CDC"


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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.

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Arizona Just Got $150M From The CDC To Fight Coronavirus. Here’s How They’re Going To Use It.

News of the additional funding comes as the Arizona Department of Health Services reported 43 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday.

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Blink and You’ll Miss It: CDC Finally—and Quietly—Releases Guide on Reopening

The guidance discusses different steps organizations can take as they reopen from closures aimed at stopping the virus's spread. For example, the CDC suggests restaurants might transition from take-out only to reopening dining rooms with customers spaced six feet apart.