Healthcare advocate and cancer survivor Ana Valenzuela says Arizona's senators need to ensure health insurance subsidies are protected for good.
That emergency declaration, which was set to expire Saturday, was extended Tuesday for another 90 days by Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra.
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that one in seven uninsured Americans got covered between the end of 2020 and September 2021.
Arizona is one of 18 states reporting increases in resident infections, with cases increasing nearly 30% from mid-September to mid-October.
While every school district has its own rules for containing COVID-19 on campus, the CDC has also released recommendations to help schools stay safe.
As of Monday, 55.2% of all state residents had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 3.4 million had been fully vaccinated.
The continued loss of health coverage under the Trump administration has eroded the gains made since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which made insurance attainable for 20 million people.
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