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Arizona virus death roll tops 8K with 2nd-largest daily rise

The Pima County Health Department on Monday warned that Tucson’s health care system was in danger of being overwhelmed.

Pima County partners with TMC, Banner Health to offer COVID vaccine

We learned more about the rollout from TMC's CEO and the county's chief medical officer.

Three Pima supervisors bow out

Miller, Valadez and Villegas are being replaced.

Pima County health director tests positive for COVID-19 as part of outbreak at department

Officials say Dr. Theresa Cullen's positive test result underlines the severity of the rate of community transmission.

Tucson airport to increase hours of COVID-19 testing

The site currently is open select hours Friday to Monday, but on Friday it'll start opening daily till mid-January.

Pima County switches to mandatory curfew

Voluntary curfew was not working, according to supervisors.

Tucson nurse describes staff shortages, anti-mask sentiment amid COVID-19 surge

As cases are surging across Arizona, progressive care nurse pleads with the public to stay safe.

Casino del Sol closing for the holidays

The casino, along with Casino of the Sun, will be closed from Dec. 7 to Jan. 2.

Pima County preparing for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The first wave of vaccines could arrive in a few weeks and will go first to health care workers and people on congregate settings.

Pima County toughens distancing rules as COVID cases surge

The countywide curfew remains voluntary for now.

How long does it take to spread COVID-19? Health experts say it depends

Arizona saw another sharp rise in cases Friday as Tucson's citywide curfew begins.

Pima County top health official warns of 'sobering weeks ahead' with pandemic

County puts voluntary curfew in place for the rest of the year.

Napier concedes in Pima sheriff’s race

Napier said he waited until counting is finished.

Pima County seeing 'alarming' rise in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

The county health department is urging the public to follow precautions, especially with the holidays approaching.

Pima County, state preparing COVID-19 vaccine plans

The Pfizer announcement that a vaccine may soon be available has put public focus on distribution.

Journalists roundtable: 2020 election in Pima County

Democratic victories in key races extended their reach in the county.

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