Stories tagged: "safety"


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Migrant Deaths in Arizona Desert Reaches Seven-Year High

Remains of 181 migrants were found in the Arizona desert through the end of September, despite a drastic drop in border crossings this year.

COVID-19 safety measures
10 Months into the COVID Crisis and Experts Say These Are Still the Best Ways to Protect Yourself

While the Trump administration has repeatedly undermined the CDC in its efforts to combat the virus, science has proven that mask-wearing and social distancing are vital in preventing and reducing chances of transmission.

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More Than 5,000 Arizonans Have Died From COVID-19

While health experts say social distancing measures have slowed the spread of the virus, they say the public should remain cautious.

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Arizona’s Economy is Reopening. Here’s How We Can Beat This Virus Together

Arizona is seeing progress in curbing the spread of the coronavirus, but we still have a long way to go. Here are three things we can do to stay safe.

Local teacher Lisa Vaaler joins other teachers as they hold a #Return2SchoolSafely Motor March protest Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Phoenix. Several Arizona teachers voiced fears about returning to school in a state that continues to be ravaged by the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona Teachers Refuse to Reopen Classrooms Until Health Benchmarks are Met

Teachers are pushing back on school administrators who planned to reopen schools despite failing to meet state health guidelines.

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As Public Schools Prep, Private Schools Are Already in Session

A delayed state plan on reopening schools has led to a patchwork of approaches by school administrators and educators.

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‘They’re Scared’: Arizona Inmates Denied Masks, Access to COVID Tests

Despite nearly 1,000 inmates and corrections staff testing positive for COVID-19, little is being done to curb the spread of the virus in Arizona prisons.