Stories tagged: "hospitals"


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Navajo National Hospitals at Breaking Point in Worsening COVID-19 Surge

Officials warned the coming surge new COVID-19 in cases would be worse than the first when the tribe recorded some of the highest infection and death rates nationwide.

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Lost on the Front Lines: Healthcare Workers in Southwest Who Died Fighting COVID-19

Reporters spoke with loved ones of healthcare workers across the country have risked their lives to care for COVID-19 patients.

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Rise in COVID-19 Cases Could Push Arizona’s Hospitals—and Staff—to Their Limits

Health experts worry that with widespread surges of the virus happening nationwide, there won't be enough healthcare workers to go around.

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Arizona Surpasses 250,000 COVID-19 Cases. More Than 1,000 Are Hospitalized.

Gov. Doug Ducey has said he does not plan to reinstate any business closures or implement any statewide face-covering requirements.

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Ducey Commits to Keeping State Open Despite Rise in COVID-19 Cases

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.

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Arizona Supreme Court to Decide on Surprise Billing Ballot Measure by Friday

The measure would add protections for patients with pre-existing conditions, end surprise billing, raise hospital inspection standards, and increase wages for healthcare workers.

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Arizona Has Fewer Than 200 ICU Beds Available

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.