Stories tagged: "coronavirus"


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Arizonans Come Together to Remember Those Lost to COVID-19

Community members gathered at the Arizona Heritage Center in Tempe on Monday to honor the nearly 28,000 Arizonans who have died from COVID-19.

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Law Blocking Mask Requirements in K-12 Schools Unconstitutional, Arizona Supreme Court Rules

A series of Arizona laws, including one that would have blocked mask requirements in K-12 schools, were upheld as unconstitutional.

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645,000 Arizona Children Are Now Eligible for the Pfizer Vaccine. Here’s What Parents Need to Know.

Arizona health care providers could begin rolling out shots as early as Thursday. Nearly a year after the Pfizer vaccine became the first COVID-19 vaccine to win emergency authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), children ages 5-11 are now eligible for the vaccine. On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Workers Lost Income Over the Pandemic While Arizona Billionaires’ Wealth Soared to New Heights

Arizona’s 11 billionaires saw their collective wealth more than double over the last 17 months, accumulating a combined $35.4 billion.

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Tucson Cathedral Welcomes Return of Mariachi Mass After Silence During COVID Pandemic

After more than a year of silence due to the pandemic, mariachis are back playing Sunday services at Tucson’s St. Augustine Cathedral.

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Arizona’s Governor Blocked Public Schools From Requiring Masks. Several Districts Are Requiring Them Anyway.

Just one week after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey reaffirmed that masks cannot be required in public schools, at least seven Arizona school districts are moving forward with doing so regardless.

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Arizona’s Second-Largest School District Makes Quarantining Students Optional After Governor Calls It Unlawful

As school resumed in the Chandler Unified School District on Wednesday students are no longer required to mask up or quarantine after being exposed to COVID-19.