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Arizona enters second weekend of COVID-19 'testing blitz'

Pima County's numbers for the increased testing effort came in below expectations last week.

Pima County shares suggestions for businesses planning to reopen

State-level orders mean the county cannot currently require businesses to comply with its COVID-19 guidelines.

First weekend 'testing blitz' numbers fall short for Pima County

The county administrator says a COVID-19 testing push that started over the weekend was "not ... what was anticipated."

Pima County employability class moves online

The training helps displaced workers gain job search skills.

With fewer cars on the streets, Tucson's air quality is improving

Pandemic restrictions are a factor in the air quality improvements, a county official says.

PCC chancellor 'cautiously optimistic' as pandemic forces major pivot

A conversation with Chancellor Lee Lambert about how the college is faring and what the pandemic could mean for its future.

Continued wall construction puts border residents on edge amid COVID-19 pandemic

Residents of small border communities say construction workers don't practice safe social distancing on or off the job

“'Rona needs to stay away!”: How a single mother stays resilient.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free meals for our community; and an interview with César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, author of "Migrating to Prison: America's Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants".

Pima County records a rise in deaths by suicide in March

The sharpest increase came in the second half of the month.

State map showing coronavirus cases by ZIP 'pretty much meaningless,' Pima County Health director says

Bob England says the map mostly shows where some limited groups have been tested, not the spread of the virus.

Pima Animal Care Center preparing for influx of pets as outbreak takes toll on owners

The center is still facilitating pet adoptions by appointment only.

Pima County launches new hotline, website to help displaced workers

Both aim to help people file for unemployment and get connected to job resources.

Betty Villegas sworn in to fill Richard Elías' seat on Pima County Board of Supervisors

The former housing official will serve until the November 2020 election.

Supervisors offer relief to workers and tenants

Republican Ally Miller was the lone "no" vote on both proposals.

COVID-19 prompts changes at Pima Animal Care Center

PACC animals have been moved to foster homes, and fewer employees are working at the center.

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