Stories tagged: "health care"


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State Pushes Flu Vaccinations to Avert Flu-and-COVID-19 ‘Perfect Storm’

Arizona health officials are expanding flu shot access and offering incentives like $10 gift cards to encourage residents to take the vaccine.

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I’m an Emergency Room Doctor. The USPS Crisis Is a Life or Death Matter for Many.

The Postal Service is a crucial part of health care for millions of Americans. And making sure the mail is delivered on time through the election is only a small part of the battle.

Photo by Gage Skidmore.
Where Marijuana, Prison Reform, Education, and Health Care Initiatives Stand on the Ballot

At least one voter initiative is headed to the Arizona Supreme Court, where judges will be asked to rule on allowing the proposition on the November ballot.

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Santa Cruz County Ramps Up COVID Efforts With Series of Testing Blitzes

Santa Cruz County is hosting a COVID-19 testing blitz in Nogales, Rio Rico, and Patagonia this weekend and the next to increase its testing capability, according to the county health director.

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Arizona’s Black and Latino Neighborhoods Have 13-Hour Lines for COVID Testing

While people nationwide complain about waiting hours to be seen, getting a test can be even harder in America’s poorer, Hispanic and Black neighborhoods.

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The GOP Wants to Repeal the ACA During a Pandemic. Democrats Are Trying to Expand Coverage.

If the Affordable Care Act is struck down, tens of millions of Americans would lose coverage and protections for pre-existing conditions.

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‘We Didn’t Know How Long This Was Going to Last’: Nurses in Flagstaff COVID Ward Speak Out

Nurses and doctors on the front lines have had to restructure every action and routine of both their work and personal lives because of the virus.