Arizona Health News

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Arizona reports 122 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths Monday

Arizona public health officials on Monday reported 122 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths from the virus.
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A PSA on SPF: Tips on getting the most protection from sunscreen

With summer in full force, it’s more important than ever to wear sunscreen when outside as experts say Arizonans are at a particular risk for sun-related skin damage.
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Arizona reports 803 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths Sunday

Arizona public health officials on Sunday reported 803 new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths from the virus.
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Arizona’s ban on mask mandates in schools criticized by health experts

Health experts are concerned that Arizona’s recently approved budget, which bans public schools and universities from enforcing mask mandates and COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated students, is endangering public health across the state.
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Arizona public health officials on Saturday reported 807 new COVID-19 cases and 20 additional death...
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Arizona reports 807 new COVID-19 cases, 20 additional deaths Saturday

Arizona public health officials on Saturday reported 807 new COVID-19 cases and 20 additional deaths from the virus.
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Arizona reports 921 new COVID-19 cases, 6 additional deaths Friday

Arizona public health officials on Friday reported 921 new COVID-19 cases, the most for a day in two months, and six additional deaths from the virus.
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Arizona hits 50% mark for COVID-19 vaccines; 625 new cases reported

As the state reached the milestone of half the population receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, Arizona public health officials on Thursday reported 625 new cases and no additional deaths from the virus.
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15 Phoenix schools to host COVID-19 vaccine event with free backpacks

Students ages 12 and older can get COVID-19 shots plus free backpacks and supplies at 15 schools across Phoenix during a vaccination event Friday and Saturday.
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Arizona reports 373 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths Wednesday

Arizona public health officials on Wednesday reported 373 new COVID-19 cases and four more deaths from the virus.
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Arizona reports 900 new COVID-19 cases, death count reaches 18,000

Arizona public health officials on Tuesday reported 900 new COVID-19 cases coming out of the holiday weekend and 21 more deaths from the virus, pushing the fatality count to 18,000.
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Southwest, American delays hint at hard summer for travelers

This summer is already shaping up to be a difficult one for air travelers. Southwest Airlines customers have struggled with thousands of delays and hundreds of canceled flights in the past three weeks because of computer problems, staffing shortages and bad weather. American Airlines is also grappling with a surge in delays, and it has […]
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Arizona reports 50 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths Monday

Arizona public health officials on Monday reported 50 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths from the virus.
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Mesa, Arizona’s third-largest city, asks residents to conserve energy

With sizzling summer temperatures in full force, Arizona's third-largest city is asking its residents to conserve energy.
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What is ‘brain fog,’ and why are COVID-19 long-haulers more susceptible?

Although everyone is susceptible to occasional brain fog, experts say some of the worst cases have been identified in the group known as COVID-19 long-haulers.
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Arizona public health officials on Sunday reported 442 new COVID-19 cases and four additional death...
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Arizona reports 442 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths Sunday

Arizona public health officials on Sunday reported 442 new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths from the virus.
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Pima County vaccination push phasing out use of large sites

Pima County is phasing out mass vaccination sites as health officials increasingly focus on permanent health care facilities such as pharmacies, doctors' offices and clinics to vaccinate the remainder of the Tucson area's population.
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Arizona reports 645 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths Saturday

Arizona public health officials on Saturday reported 645 new COVID-19 cases and 14 additional deaths from the virus.
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Arizona reports 526 new COVID-19 cases, 22 additional deaths Friday

Arizona public health officials on Friday reported 526 new COVID-19 cases and 22 additional deaths from the virus.
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Arizona reports 472 new COVID-19 cases, 3 additional deaths Thursday

Arizona public health officials on Thursday reported 472 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths from the virus.
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Banner Health launches helicopter air ambulance service in Phoenix

Banner Health on Thursday will launch a helicopter air ambulance service to improve access to critical care for rural communities.
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Phoenix Children’s breaks ground on campus in Avondale

Phoenix Children's broke ground Wednesday on its freestanding emergency department and multi-specialty clinic in Avondale.
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Arizona public health officials on Wednesday reported 769 new COVID-19 cases, the most in about a m...
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Arizona reports 769 new COVID-19 cases, 6 additional deaths Wednesday

Arizona public health officials on Wednesday reported 769 new COVID-19 cases, the most in about a month, and six additional deaths from the virus.
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Scottsdale hospital one of the first to use X-ray vision for hip replacement

The Abrazo Scottsdale Campus became one of the first hospitals in the country to use new augmented reality guidance technology for a total hip replacement.
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Arizona is fourth-least safe state during COVID-19, per WalletHub

Arizona was recently ranked one of the least safe states in the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to one personal finance website. 
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