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Slots for free Pima County COVID-19 testing rapidly filling up
The lab expects to conduct 1,000 tests per day.
'We are nowhere near having this under control,' UA epidemiologist says
Arizona's high COVID-19 percent positivity rate indicates the virus is uncontained.
Pima County moves to 'dramatically' expand contact tracing
The county signed with a health care contractor to ramp up its efforts.
Pima County health officials outline holiday weekend precautions
Face masks and social distancing are a must for July 4 gatherings.
Pima County hospitals near capacity
The county reports more than 90% of ICU beds are in use.
As Arizona cases surge, health care workers suffer 'emotional exhaustion'
Hordes of new patients, short-staffed hospitals and increased politicization are weighing on front-line workers.
Local social services try to find their feet as COVID-19 cases surge
Pandemic causes lapses in communication and increases instability for those experiencing homelessness or abuse.
Isolation and increasing temps can be deadly combo for seniors
Research into climate change impacts show higher temperatures and social isolation can be deadly.
Community blood drive offers COVID-19 antibody test
Blood donors are needed during the pandemic, and Tucsonans can get an antibody test at the same time.
With random calls, Sonora hopes to rout out COVID-19 cases
Residents of Sonora will start getting calls from the government seeking health information.
UA President Robbins says if he had to reopen the university today, he wouldn't
The surge of COVID-19 cases is concerning University of Arizona officials.
Gov. Ducey implores Arizonans to be safer, stay home, but doesn't require it
The governor acknowledged the spread and impact of COVID-19 will worsen, but only gave recommendations for safe practices.
Domestic abuse center won't turn away those with COVID-19
Emerge! CEO says they're relying more on solitary shelter spaces to encourage social distancing.
You may know how you feel about a social issue, but have you asked yourself why?
Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson nurse on being a coronavirus survivor; the stage lights are back on at Invisible Theatre; and a look back at the cinematic paradox of "La Jetée".
Arizona coronavirus spike continues
Statewide case total nears 50,000 as hospitalizations and ventilator use rise sharply.
Elective medical procedures are still on in Arizona, for now
Local hospitals are preparing for a wave of COVID-19 patients from the current surge in new cases.
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