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Over the course of the past 18 months, Arizona has amassed one of the highest COVID-19 fatality rates in the country. more
The state of Arizona is stepping in to help hospitals suffering with severe staffing shortages amid a third wave of COVID-19. more
The Peoria City Council approved the purchase of 3.93 acres of land located near 83rd Avenue and Cotton Crossing for $1.4 million. more
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, hospitals across the U.S. and in Arizona reported a shortage of protective equipment, such as masks, gloves and basic necessities such as bleach and sanitizer that hospitals need even when they aren’t embroiled in a global health crisis. more
Phoenix hospitals are being hammered by a third surge of COVID-19 as they continue to work amid severe staffing shortages. But medical professionals and experts worry those long-running shortages may only be further hampered by hospitals’ vaccine mandates, which require employees to get vaccinated against the virus as a condition of employment. more
Phoenix is getting ready for round three in the battle against COVID-19. more
In 2020, talk of flu season was overshadowed by the rapid rise of COVID-19 and cases were low. In 2021, the story surrounding flu season will be different altogether. more
Peoria is back to requiring masks in city buildings for vaccinated and unvaccinated people, following a recent change in COVID-19 health guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
Health care workers in and around Phoenix are once again springing into action as an uptick in severe COVID-19 cases — largely caused by the highly transmissible Delta variant — rattles hospitals. more
One of the Valley’s longest- running health care systems has its sights set on growth during the next few years, with special attention being paid to the community’s most vulnerable. more
With Arizona months into its COVID-19 vaccination efforts, demand seems to be leveling off with supply and the focus is turning toward community health organizations to reach underserved populations. more
The COVID-19 vaccine point of distribution (POD) site at Abrazo West Campus in Goodyear vaccinated more than 50,000 people during its three months in operation, marking a positive achievement for the community. more
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