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Officials: Maricopa County data showing slower rate in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Data from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health is showing the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations is growing at a slower rate since the end of …

Arizona reports over 2,700 cases of COVID-19, with 80 deaths

The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting over 2,700 cases and 80 deaths of COVID-19. Maricopa County has the most number of cases with 1,559, according to state numbers. However, the …

Free temporary digital library cards provided by Maricopa County Library District

The Maricopa County Library District facilities remain closed until further notice, but county libraries are still providing critical services to the public, including digital learning opportunities. …

Vehicle, golf bags stolen from Paradise Valley homes April 4

Two separate Paradise Valley homes fell victim to burglary on April 4, according to police officials. At about 10:20 a.m. April 4, Paradise Valley police responded to the 5500 block of east …

Banner Health seeking 100,000 homemade masks

In an effort to protect the health and safety of employees and patients, the Banner Health Foundation is seeking 100,000 hand-crafted comfort masks donated by volunteers, sewing groups, and companies …

Cases of COVID-19 in Arizona surpass 2,400

Arizona added nearly 200 cases and one death of COVID-19 overnight. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, 2,456 cases and 65 deaths are in the state, up 187 and one from Sunday, …

BCBSAZ waives cost-sharing for COVID-19 care

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona announces that it will waive cost sharing for insured members receiving care for COVID-19 related treatment from in-network providers through May.
Opinion

We are going through something that society has not experienced since 1918. While the scope of loss of human life is horrific and the devastation to the economy is unprecedented we should not lose …

There is an ongoing conversation about the worldwide spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to be prepared. According to the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention, anyone can get …
Business

Economic impact payments to start going out, here's what to know

To help millions of people, the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service launched a new web tool allowing quick registration for Economic Impact Payments for those who don’t …

Homie, VSUW helps residents with COVID-19 struggles

Homie, a real estate technology company in Phoenix, has partnered with the Valley of the Sun United Way to help provide relief to those most impacted by coronavirus through its COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Phoenix event venue provides full pay to employees during temporary closure

Chateau Luxe Event Venue announced that it is continuing full pay for employees while implementing measures to comply with state and CDC recommendations to do its part in reducing the spread of the …

Tide Cleaners ‘lightens the load’ for first responders

Tide Cleaners sites in Phoenix will provide free laundry services to medical personnel, police officers and firefighters during the COVID-19 Pandemic beginning Monday, March 30.

Desert Financial Credit Union announces ‘senior hour’ during coronavirus pandemic

Select Desert Financial Credit Union branch locations will now be open for senior-only banking. The access will be in place for those who are 60 years of age and older, and the planned hours are …
Education

The first time the feeling of admiration creeps into a young person’s mind --- maybe a parent’s kind gesture or a teacher’s gratification for a job well done --- can be a seed of …

Scottsdale Charros Education Committee Chairman, Chris Rivera, talks his personal motivations for supporting both public education and the Scottsdale Unified School District. • As education …
Entertainment
The Legend of Georgia McBride follows Casey, an Elvis impersonator with everything going for him, including a flashy sequin jumpsuit

ATC performs ‘The Legend of Georgia Mcbride’ online, to April 15

Although Arizona Theatre Company’s production of “The Legend of George McBride” was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, a …

Parks and rec department shares COVID-19 updates, precautions, suggestions

When Governor Doug Ducey imposed a stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, a point stressed throughout his March 30 …

Shemer Art Center starts virtual art classes, new app

Shemer Art Center invites you to participate in one of its many art classes from the comfort of your home so get your pencils and …
Calexico

HEARTS for Arizona 24-Hour Virtual Telethon to be April 3-4

Arizona Citizens for the Arts has organized a 24-hour virtual telethon with live-streamed performances and appearances by Arizona …
The Arizona Restaurant Association debuts Arizona Takeout Week to run throughout the Coronavirus closures.

ARA announces Arizona Takeout Week amidst mandated closures

Responding to the recent state of emergency, the Arizona Restaurant Association is creating a new marketing strategy to help support …
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