COVID-19 in Arizona

Amy Coney Barrett

COVID-19 is my pre-existing condition. What will I do if the Affordable Cares Act...

I've never had a pre-existing condition. I was born and raised in Phoenix, where I ran my first marathon at 16 years old. I won my first 50-miler and signed up for my first 100-miler soon after. I've run 23 marathons in my life. I’m 32 years old, I’m healthy. In early April, I nearly lost my life to COVID-19. 
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States struggle to draft COVID-19 vaccine plans while in the dark on details, funding

Across the hundreds of pages of plans that officials in Arizona and elsewhere sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on distributing and tracking the yet-to-be-approved COVID-19 vaccines, there are more questions so far than answers on how exactly vaccine programs will be carried out.

Add COVID-19 to list of things driving Arizona teachers from jobs

Arizona schools have long struggled with teacher shortages but the problem was made worse this year by COVID-19, which has led to more teachers quitting or taking leave, school officials said.

Legislative committee hopes to curb Ducey’s emergency powers

GOP lawmakers who have chafed under fellow Republican Gov. Doug Ducey’s use of his emergency powers to combat the COVID-19 outbreak will convene an...

Being outdoors doesn’t mean you’re safe from COVID-19 – a White House event showed...

If you think you’re safe from the coronavirus just because you’re outdoors, think again. While the wind and the large volume of air make the...

Supreme Court confirmation hearings to plow ahead amid COVID-19 infections

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett will face the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee beginning Monday for what’s expected to be an unusual and contentious four days of hearings on her nomination for the Supreme Court.

Detention center in Eloy has most COVID-19 cases of any ICE facility

La Palma Correctional Center, a privately run immigration detention center in Eloy, has recorded the most COVID-19 cases among immigration detainees in the country.

State has enough flu shots for every inmate, but no mandates

The state’s push to increase flu vaccinations amid the novel coronavirus pandemic means there will be increased efforts to distribute flu shots to a variety of at-risk populations, including Arizona inmates.

Arizona Supreme Court rejects challenge to Ducey’s eviction moratorium

The Arizona Supreme Court won’t hear a special action brought by trade groups representing landlords and trailer park owners who want to overturn Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive order barring most evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Rep. Sierra, in ICU, becomes fourth state lawmaker hit by COVID-19

Arizona Rep. Lorenzo Sierra, D-Avondale, was being treated in the intensive care unit of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore Monday for “complications related to COVID-19,” one day after being hospitalized with the virus in Washington.
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