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Arizona sees over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for a 3rd day

The number of hospitalizations because of the virus have also been inching upward for the past week.

Delta variant cases on the rise in Pima County

County health officials put the number of cases between 30-60

Local nurses protest staffing shortages

Nurses at St. Mary's Hospital take to the streets to voice their concerns.

More federal COVID-19 money for Arizona

Rural hospitals are getting millions from the federal government.

Spread of delta variant underscores importance of COVID vaccine

About 60% of eligible adults in Pima County are fully vaccinated against the disease.

Industries experiencing labor shortages in Arizona

The president of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry says nurses are in high demand.

Insects benefiting from early monsoon rains

Termites and mosquitoes are among those going through seasonal life cycles.

Pima County lifts COVID emergency

Most effects of the 2020 declaration were already cancelled by Gov. Ducey

Hundreds of Arizona blood donors needed amid urgent shortage

Blood drives canceled by because of the pandemic has continued to leave blood supplies low

Pima County making progress on COVID-19 vaccines

President Biden set a goal of a 70% vaccination rate by July 4.

AZ Heroes study adds to COVID vaccination report

The data details vaccine effectiveness among first responders and other essential workers.

Delta variant has yet to establish in Pima County, health department speculates why

If cases increase and it needs to respond quickly, the department says it's 'comfortable' with its contact tracing force.

COVID-19 Delta variant identified in the Navajo Nation

The first confirmed appreance of the variant comes as the nation nears 31,000 cases.

Data analysis shows low investment in kids futures across Arizona

The state rank 40th across the country after comparing 2019 factors in their health, education, economic status and families.

TPD gets more AEDs

The police department now has 100 of the lifesaving devices.

University of Arizona researchers to study cross-border childhood asthma

The UA study will follow 500 pregnant women of Mexican descent in both cities and their newborns for the next five years

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