Stories tagged: "COVID NEWS"


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US No Longer Requires COVID-19 Test for International Travel

The health agency said it will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic and will reassess the need for a testing requirement if the situation changes.

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US Begins Phasing Out COVID-Driven Asylum Restrictions

The Biden administration said Friday it has begun phasing out the use of a pandemic-related rule that allows migrants to be expelled without an opportunity.

The Copper Courier's Araceli Cruz holding the COVID-19 rapid tests she received in the mail.
Biden’s Free At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Tests Are Hitting Mailboxes

The federal government is mailing tens of millions of rapid tests requested through the new Postal Service website.

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Ducey Claims His Policies are ‘Protecting Life’ as Arizona Has Second Worst COVID Death Rate in Nation

Under Ducey’s watch, 25,000 Arizonans have died of COVID-19 and one out of every 400 Arizona children have been orphaned.

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Los Hispanohablantes De Arizona Pueden Llamar a Esta Línea Directa Para Programar Una Cita Para Vacunarse

La vacuna se ofrece sin costo alguno a todos en Arizona, sin importar si se tiene seguro médico o su estatus migratorio. El condado de Maricopa se ha asociado con la línea directa estatal 2-1-1 para ayudar a los hispanohablantes de Arizona a hacer una cita para la vacuna contra el COVID-19. La línea directa...

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Spanish-Speaking Arizonans Can Call This Hotline To Book Vaccine Appointments

Vaccines are being offered at no cost to everyone in Arizona, regardless of health insurance or immigration status. Maricopa County has partnered with the state’s 2-1-1 hotline to set up assistance for Spanish-speaking Arizonans that need assistance booking an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. The hotline is offered through the Promotores program in partnership with...

What to Do if You Get Denied the COVID Vaccine Because You’re Undocumented

“Stay there, and ask for an explanation,” Graciela Araujo said. “People have to speak up and fight for their rights because we do have rights here. The vaccine is available for everyone—for everyone.”