Stories tagged: "Rural Health Care"

OCTOBER 27, 2014. TUCSON, AZ.  Karen Slone (cq), age 53, waits on a Tucson bus bench near her apartment.  A special boot protects her foot after radical surgery at Tucson Medical Center.   Slone lost part of the foot to a diabetic induced infection.  Periodic doctor checkups that might have caught the infection had lapsed after she lost her health insurance and couldn't qualify for Arizona Medicaid.  (Photo by Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Over 100,000 Arizonans Dropped From Medicaid Due to Filing Errors

The cuts in Medicaid enrollment are the first wave of reductions that AHCCCS has projected could reach 600,000 by the end of the year.

The Center for Rural Health sends texts in English and Spanish, aimed at rural residents, to people who sign up for the service. A text in Spanish says the Office of Research on Women's Health offers personal and professional development resources, while the second text says that the center is hosting a seminar on April 20 to educate people on the causes and impact of extreme heat. (Photo illustration by Drake Presto/Cronkite News)
Text ‘Join’ to Get COVID-19 and Health Updates in Rural Arizona

The service was created to help rural Arizonans who live in "medical deserts."

Photo by Carolyn Kaster, Associated Press
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.

COVID-19 Virus Rural Navajo Nation
A Tidal Wave Of COVID-19 Cases Are Overwhelming A Rural Hospital Near Navajo Nation

At least 32 hospital workers who have become infected say they all live with the fear of spreading the virus to their colleagues and relatives.