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What to know about Arizona’s COVID-19 vaccines (so far)

What differences are there between the available vaccines and does it matter which one I get? Public health officials across the nation and Arizona have a simple answer: The first one a person should get is the best vaccine.... Read more»

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Social distancing, face masks may be flattening curve of hospitalizations in Az

The pace of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arizona appear to be slowing as a result of social distancing, but experts still expect statewide hospitalizations will peak in April. State health officials urge the public to continue taking necessary precautions.... Read more»

Az coronavirus cases up to 20 as more are tested

Twenty Arizonans have now tested postive for COVID-19 as the pandemic continues Tuesday and the number of people being tested in the state increases.... Read more»

Ducey: 'Don't go to crowded bar' for St. Patrick's Day; COVID-19 should limit groups to 10

"Tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day. If you're thinking of going out to a crowded bar to celebrate, don't," Gov. Doug Ducey said, as Arizona's health chief suggested limiting public gatherings to just 10 people.... Read more»

Coronavirus cases jump in Az as more are tested

The number of known cases of coronavirus increased by 50% overnight in Arizona, as more tests are being run after weeks of limited access even as the COVID-19 pandemic grew.... Read more»

After 'wasted time,' coronavirus testing poised to increase in Arizona

New guidelines, private labs coming online, and access to more test kits should soon ramp up the number of patients who Arizona health authorities can diagnose for the COVID-19 virus, officials said.... Read more»

Arizona declares public health emergency over coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has prompted a "public health emergency" declaration by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, allowing the state to request federal funds and deal with medical price-gouging.... Read more»

Pima County resident 'presumptively' diagnosed with coronavirus; Officials urge 'common sense' response

A Pima County resident has been "presumptively" diagnosed with COVID-19. The patient, who had recently traveled to an area with "community spread," is "not severely ill" and is recovering at home. Officials urged a "common sense" response to the virus Monday.... Read more»

2 more coronavirus cases in Pinal County; Officials say no positive tests in Pima County

Two more Pinal residents have been "presumptively" diagnosed with COVID-19 — members of the same household as a case announced Friday. Pima County officials said that no tests here have been positive for the coronavirus, pushing back against rumors that a patient here has been diagnosed.... Read more»

3rd Az coronavirus case is hospitalized woman; Officials state no positive tests in Pima County

A third Arizona resident has been "presumptively" diagnosed with COVID-19 — a woman who has been hospitalized. Pima County officials said Friday that no tests here have been positive for the coronavirus, pushing back against rumors that a patient here has been diagnosed..... Read more»

2nd Arizona coronavirus case is Phx-area man 'recovering at home'

A second Arizona resident has been "presumptively" diagnosed with COVID-19, with the case being sent to the CDC for confirmation, health officials said. The 20-year-old Maricopa County man "is not hospitalized and is recovering at home."... Read more»