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List Of Arizona Stores Offering Special Shopping Hours
Many stores around the U.S. are offering special hours for vulnerable shoppers during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a list of stores in Arizona. If you know of any stores offering special hours, please email n[email protected] Check back for updates.
March 25, 2020
Not All Tenants Protected By Executive Order To Delay Evictions
Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive order to ensure Arizonans won’t be evicted during the pandemic has some stipulations. If a tenant has lied to the landlord about a criminal record, other occupants or even pets, it may result in an eviction anyway.
March 25, 2020
Kindness Amid Coronavirus: Arizonans Help Each Other Through Crisis
As news about the coronavirus floods our TV screens and social media feeds, it’s easy to feel weighed down. But while there’s plenty of negativity during times of crisis, some Arizonans are lending a hand to those who need it.
March 25, 2020
Arizona Hospitals Prepare For Coming Surge Of COVID-19 Patients
A surge of patients with respiratory ailments hasn’t yet shown up at the doors of Arizona’s hospitals. But even though the spread of COVID-19 in the state isn’t at the level of New York or Washington state, a large influx is expected. Hospitals and government officials are moving to get supplies and increase capacity.
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March 25, 2020
Tucson Coronavirus Test Kit Case Wasnt A Burglary
The case of nearly 20 missing COVID-19 test kits that seemed to be gone last week in southern Arizona had a happy ending.
March 24, 2020
AZ Courts Move To Telephonic Hearings In Response To COVID-19
The chief justice of the Arizona Supreme Court has issued an administrative order that applies to all courts in the state. The order gives authority to the presiding Superior Court judges in each county to take action as needed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
March 24, 2020
Coronavirus Projected To Hit Nonprofits Hard
The economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic is projected to hit nonprofit businesses hard. Kristen Merrifield, CEO at the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, said the impact in the state will be devastating.
March 24, 2020
National Forest Campgrounds, Picnic Areas Close Across AZ
The National Forest Service wants visitors to maintain social distancing, even out in the wilderness. Tonto, Coconino and Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests are among those closing all developed recreation sites to protect visitors and employees from the spread of COVID-19.
March 24, 2020
Remain in Mexico Delay Could Increase Risk To Migrants
Citing the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. announced Monday that it would delay hearings for asylum seekers waiting under the Migrant Protection Protocols, known as the “Remain In Mexico” program. Migrant advocates say postponing hearings further endangers vulnerable migrants.
March 24, 2020
AZ Mayors Blast Ducey Over Essential Service Order
Arizona’s mayors were quick to order restrictions on businesses due to the coronavirus, while Gov. Doug Ducey faced criticism for delaying such an order at the state level. Now mayors are criticizing the governor for taking away their authority to act unilaterally.
March 24, 2020
Mexico Enters Phase 2 Of Strategy Against Coronavirus
After the Mexican government and the World Health Organization acknowledged local coronavirus transmission in Mexico, the country is moving to phase two of its strategy against the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 24, 2020
More Coronavirus Cases Reported Among AZ Native American Tribes
The Gila River Indian Community announced its first two cases Monday night. One of its patients is a member of the tribe and the second is a member of another federally recognized tribe, according to a statement. On Tuesday, the Navajo Nation reported 10 new coronavirus cases bringing their tribe’s total to 39.
March 24, 2020
How Coronavirus Is Affecting Ramadan, Passover And Easter In The Valley
Three major religions will observe important holidays next month, but the usual family gatherings and large feasts are off the table. Here's how some Muslim, Jewish and Catholic leaders are adapting to coronavirus precautions.
March 24, 2020
As Cases Rise, Sonoran Public Hospitals Have 356 Ventilators
Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south, confirmed its fifth case of COVID-19 on Tuesday. A large shipment of testing gear from the federal government is also expected soon.
March 24, 2020
Ducey Issues Executive Order To Delay Evictions
Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order Tuesday that ensures Arizonans who fall behind on rent during the pandemic won’t be evicted.
March 24, 2020
Doctors Warn Against Using Household Products, Medications For Coronavirus
While state health officials are encouraging people to stay at home, doctors are warning against the use of household products or medications that could do more harm than good. The Show spoke with Dr. Daniel Brooks, medical director of the Banner Poison and Drug Information Center.
March 24, 2020
How Phoenix Police, Fire And Parks Are Dealing With Coronavirus
From ordering a million wipes to shifting schedules and posting signs, Police, Fire and Parks Departments are adapting to public interactions in the face of a pandemic.
March 24, 2020
Local First Founder: Businesses Want Closures Across The Board
As restaurants and bars remain largely shuttered this week, and many more businesses are cutting staff and closing their doors, The Show turns to Kimber Lanning, founder of Local First Arizona.
March 24, 2020
How To Navigate The Coronavirus Misinformation Explosion
As government and health officials at all levels ramp up their briefings in an effort to get new information out about the coronavirus pandemic, not all sources are as reputable and accurate as others.
March 24, 2020
For this young Latina voter, pandemic highlights the need for
As a home health aide who does not have health insurance herself, Leticia Arcila, a 19-year-old voter, thought Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ "Medicare for All" plan sounded appealing. As the coronavirus outbreak spread, the need for a health care plan that covers everyone never seemed so important.
March 24, 2020

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