Stories tagged: "face masks"


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Biden Says He Will Ask All Americans to Wear Masks for ‘100 Days’

Despite data indicating the effectiveness of masks in limiting the spread of the virus, Arizona doesn't have a mask order in place.

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Mayors to Ducey: Can You Please Do Something—Anything—About COVID-19?

Mayors across Arizona called for Gov. Doug Ducey to take “decisive state action" and implement a statewide mask mandate.

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Some GOP Governors Are Now Issuing Statewide Mask Orders. But Ducey Still Says No.

Despite pressure from national and local figures, Ducey once again avoided issuing a statewide order requiring masks in public.

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UPDATED: A Running List of All the Officials Telling Ducey to Require Masks in Public

COVID-19 cases in Arizona dropped 75% once cities like Phoenix were allowed to implement laws requiring that masks be worn in public.

Gov. Ducey without mask standing in front of Dr. Cara Christ with masks, both in front of Arizona state flags
Masks Save Lives. These GOP Governors Are Letting Their Citizens Get Sick While Refusing to Admit It.

More than a dozen Republican governors said this week they will not require residents to wear face masks to protect against the coronavirus.

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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People Are Littering Their PPE, Causing More Environmental Concerns

Face masks, gloves and other discarded personal protection equipment are a growing concern among environmentalists as an emerging source of litter.