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Banner Health is joining forces with partner organizations to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease in communities of color. more
Adding two board seats to the Apache Junction Health and Human Services Commission will be discussed Monday by the city council and voted on Tuesday. A work session begins at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 in the … more
When COVID-19 first hit Arizona in early 2020, the job market was turned upside down and thousands of residents were left unemployed. That meant many Arizonans were left without affordable … more
PHOENIX — The 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion was a “mistake” that the justices need to correct, Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday. But he won’t say where … more
A new COVID-19 variant has the world buzzing, but Arizona officials say it’s too soon to worry about it just yet. more
At Copper Queen Community Hospital in Bisbee, the operating room in the 13-room health care center closed its doors temporarily, canceling 17 routine colonoscopies as a result, and the hospital … more

When school stopped, the mental health conversation began. Schools are open again following pandemic-induced closures.  To the average eye, 32 students are back in the classroom ready to … more
Pinal County will accept $3,387,435 from the federal government to hire a vaccine equity employee and distribute COVID-19 vaccines to underserved communities, the public health services board of … more
PHOENIX — The governor’s chief medical adviser said Tuesday said COVID infections could be cut sharply if people would do more to protect themselves, including wearing masks. But Dr. … more
In a normal year, hospitals have no problem staffing their halls with travel nurses to fill in gaps or prepare for the busy winter months. But 2021, much like the year before, has not been a normal year for the health care industry. more
A combination of lower vaccination rates and higher positive testing rates has made Arizona among the unsafest states regarding COVID-19, according to a new Wallethub report. Arizona ranked No. 44 … more
Tony Gido has more to be thankful for this week than in past Thanksgiving holidays. more
PHOENIX — While Maricopa County health officials were hoping for a leveling-off of new COVID-19 cases after many school districts began enforcing mask mandates, that leveling-off didn’t … more

Phoenix-area hospital leaders are concerned by a sudden increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Arizona as the holiday season approaches. The Arizona Department of Health Services … more
On the afternoon of Oct. 20, Philip Ronan, a patient at the Arizona State Hospital, left art class to use the bathroom — and never returned.  He had a pair of scissors with him, which … more
Interested in getting a license for a marijuana dispensary? Now is the time to act. The Arizona Department of Health Services will accept applications for the social equity ownership program … more
The city of Apache Junction Health and Human Services Commission has opened its application period for fiscal year 2022-23 funding. Funding is available to Apache Junction health and human service … more
BUCKEYE — Food trucks have to move every 24 hours in Buckeye. That was one of many messages city of Buckeye Senior Planner Randy Proch delivered to the city’s Planning and Zoning … more
Arizona Department of Health Services reported 4,447 new coronavirus cases and 51 new deaths Friday, for a total of 1,207,348 cases and 21,600 deaths. more
As COVID-19 cases continue to be reported at a steady plateau in Arizona, the state’s record West Nile virus cases are beginning to taper off during the cooler winter months. more

One Peoria family already knows how critical access to quality pediatric care is. It saved the life of their son. more
Arizona Department of Health Services reported 3,813 new coronavirus cases and 58 new deaths Friday, for a total of 1,182,885 cases and 21,348 deaths. more
Positive COVID cases in Glendale are up more than 10 percent since late summer. more
Having a second vote on accepting $3,387,435 from the federal government to hire a vaccine equity employee and distribute COVID-19 vaccines to underserved communities is slated Nov. 3 by the Pinal … more
Abrazo Health hospitals across the Valley will soon be hosting casual walk-in interviews every Wednesday. Applicants for all open positions can meet with hiring leaders and potentially receive an … more
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