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Pascua Yaqui Tribe receives roughly $27 million in coronavirus relief

The tribe says it’s allotting some of the money to immediate needs and will save a portion for coronavirus costs later this year.

Departing Pima County health director thanks community for its response to crisis

Theresa Cullen is taking over for Interim Director Bob England, who became a face of the county's coronavirus response.

Schools will reopen in fall, youth sports a go, says Gov. Ducey

The state is releasing guidance on youth activities and schools in the coming days.

Immigration advocates: Exposure to COVID-19 higher than reported in ICE detention

Tucson legal aid group says a third of their clients tested positive for the virus once released.

Pima County defends restaurant rules

A letter from the county attorney claims the governor cannot restrict health and safety regulations.

Arizona ICE facility has one of the highest COVID-19 caseloads in nation

More than 1,000 people detained by ICE have the new coronavirus nationwide, according to the agency's website.

What’s the right way to wear a mask, and are gloves necessary?

Banner-University Medical Center's director of infection prevention clarifies the proper protocols.

Gov. Ducey: Arizona continuing phased-in return

The governor said he's working on a plan to resume summer camps and school activities.

Pima County libraries reopen with temporary COVID-19 measures

Guests can now pick up books they’ve placed on hold or use computers that have been spaced apart.

Gardening brings peace to some Tucsonans during pandemic

Community gardens provide a space for people to care for their mental health and for groups to address food insecurity.

Masks and temperature checks among precautions employers taking to address liabilities

UA health law and policy expert Tara Sklar explains what they can legally require.

CVS opening new COVID-19 testing sites in Arizona

Patients stay in their cars for the drive-thru examination.

TUSD approves updated sex education curriculum

One board member called the curriculum "inclusive, medically accurate and comprehensive."

Ducey: Arizona stay-at-home order expires Friday

The governor and the state's health director touted the state's pandemic response while outlining further steps to reopen.

Swings in daily reported COVID-19 deaths potentially misleading, health official says

Pima County's health director says daily reports of deaths in the state don't necessarily reflect recent days.

Worry, caution likely to linger for many shoppers despite reopening, professor says

A UA consumer sciences professor expects consumers will need to see certain precautions from retailers before feeling safe.

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