Stories tagged: "health"


WATCH: How Local Leaders Are Helping Their Communities During COVID

From virtual community events to promoting local businesses, Arizonans are stepping up to keep their communities together during the pandemic.

Photo courtesy Casey Clowes
Fighting for the Post Office Is Fighting for My Life

Opinion: Receiving medications by mail isn’t just convenient, it’s crucial to my health.

Photo by Ross D. Franklin, Associated Press
ASU Developing At-Home COVID Test Expected to Deliver Results Within Minutes

Researchers say the saliva-based test could reduce the wait time for results from 48 hours to ten minutes.

Photo by Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
Arizona’s Largest High School District Is Staying Online Until January

District leaders said the decision to extend closures was based on the state’s COVID-19 health benchmarks for reopening schools.

Photo by David Goldman, Associated Press
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.

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File
5,000 Deaths Later, Health Experts Still Say Gov. Ducey’s COVID Response Was Too Slow

Whether Ducey deserves credit or blame for alternately controlling and unleashing the virus is not in doubt — observers say he's earned both.

File photo by Nicole Neri, Cronkite News
No Longer Forgotten: EPA Announces Plans to Clean Abandoned Mines in Arizona

The agency's west coast office will focus on tracking and cleaning up abandoned mines, a particular problem in Arizona's history of uranium excavation.