The number of deaths reported daily in Arizona peaked in mid-July, when more than 90 COVID-19 related deaths were being recorded on a daily basis.
The measure would add protections for patients with pre-existing conditions, end surprise billing, raise hospital inspection standards, and increase wages for healthcare workers.
Arizona’s availability of beds isn’t the only resource being stressed. Hospitals have asked workers from other cities and states to help keep things moving.
Hospitals have once again been asked to postpone elective surgeries in order to save room for coronavirus patients.
Chinese American COVID-19 Relief AZ has raised enough money to purchase and ship 100,000 medical masks to Arizona hospitals in need.
Hospitals and clinics across the United States have struggled to stay afloat amid a crippling shortage of personal protective equipment.