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.
Reporters spoke with loved ones of healthcare workers across the country have risked their lives to care for COVID-19 patients.
Health experts worry that with widespread surges of the virus happening nationwide, there won't be enough healthcare workers to go around.
Gov. Doug Ducey has said he does not plan to reinstate any business closures or implement any statewide face-covering requirements.
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.