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How to cope with physical distancing and isolation during COVID-19 pandemic

A discussion with UA psychology professor David Sbarra.

Don't count on warm weather to ease coronavirus spread, says biologist

The virus is still too new and unfamiliar to fully understand.

Low testing rates give misleading picture of virus spread in Arizona, experts say

Arizona could be closer to New York and Washington state than test numbers indicate.

COVID-19 redefines the semester: One UA student's perspective

In this radio essay, an AZPM student production assistant describes her experience balancing classes and a pandemic.

Arizona health director expects COVID-19 illnesses to peak in April, hospitalizations in May

Gov. Ducey on Thursday issued an order to hospitals to develop plans to increase capacity.

Health officials emphasize importance of mental health amid social distancing

A Pima County official said people need to remember that social distancing does not mean emotional isolation.

Chronic pain patients affected by opioid crisis

CDC guidelines cut back on prescriptions.

COVID-19 cases on the rise in Pima County, state, with more expected

The Arizona Health Services Department reported five deaths in the state, including Pima County's first.

UA scientists step up to help local shortage of coronavirus testing kits

A team at the University of Arizona is producing thousands of collection kits for the virus.

UA student tests positive for COVID-19, describes experience

The student, who is recovering in quarantine, says she was tested because she had asthma.

Arizona COVID-19 cases grow as tests increase, but experts say testing numbers still fall short

Numbers of official coronavirus cases in Arizona have jumped quickly as commercial labs have begun testing.

Noise pollution in Arizona

From the skies and on the ground, constant noise can come with serious health risks.

COVID-19 updates in Spanish? Depends on where you look

The Pima County Health Department is providing Spanish-language materials on testing, isolating and more.

Bill calls for more tribal community access to federal stockpile of medical supplies

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Tom Udall say health systems serving Native communities need to be prepared for an outbreak of COVID-19.

Ducey recommends Arizonans avoid going out: 'Our advice is don't'

The governor's response to the novel coronavirus does not go as far as other states.

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