Stories tagged: "health"


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Lockdowns Work: Navajo Nation Sees Drop in COVID Cases as the Rest of Arizona Spikes

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez confirmed they will continue their 57-hour weekend lockdowns for at least three more weeks.

‘There Is No Playbook:’ Bars and Clubs Are Mighty Angry at Ducey

Club owners criticized by Gov. Ducey for lax social distancing enforcement say they’re doing everything they can to slow the spread.

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey removes his face covering as he prepares to speak about the latest coronavirus data at a news conference Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)
Ducey Admits the COVID Spread in AZ Is Going to Get Worse — Then Does Nothing

The governor admitted that Arizona was still in its first wave of the coronavirus, and scolded businesses owners who weren't following reopening guidelines.

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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.

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BREAKING: Ducey Will Now Allow Mayors to Implement Mask Mandates

Arizona mayors are free to make wearing face masks to slow the spread of coronavirus a mandatory requirement, Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday.

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Tribes Are Finally Going to Get the $700 Million They Were Promised

The funds are part of an $8 billion pandemic relief package promised to the Tribes in late March, and were supposed to be distributed by April 26.

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Trump Tries Blaming Mexico for Arizona’s Latest COVID Outbreak

Trump's unfounded claim is at odds with the opinion of health experts, who say the state's hasty reopening led to the virus' resurgence.