WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has said dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic will be one of the first orders of business for his administration, and the director of the Navajo Health Department will be there to advise him on it.
PHOENIX – As health experts worry about spiking COVID-19 infections, a study by the Maricopa County health department estimates that 1 in 10 residents may already have had the disease – far more than official counts.
PHOENIX – ASU, NAU and UArizona grapple with the coronavirus with similar but separate approaches to COVID-19 to tests, teaching and telling the public what they’re doing.
WASHINGTON - The recent surge in COVID-19 cases could push hospital staff and hospital bed capacity to the limit in coming weeks, particularly if people are not careful over Thanksgiving, an Arizona hospital official said Tuesday.
PHOENIX – Images of patients with dark skin are hard to come by in both research and textbooks, and that’s created inequities in the field of dermatology for patients of color – a problem highlighted during COVID-19.
WASHINGTON - Thanksgiving travel is expected to be down sharply this year because of COVID-19, but as many as 50 million Americans are still expected to travel this week despite pleas from health experts to stay home.
Health care workers faced serious dangers during the pandemic, and some lost their lives caring for others.
WASHINGTON - Democratic mayors from around the state urged Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday to impose a statewide mask mandate, as COVID-19 cases surged past 4,000 for a second straight day and state hospitals neared capacity in their intensive care units.
SAN CLEMENTE, California – California high school athletes can only play competitively out of state and must travel to Arizona with their families to stay in game-shape.
‘It’s creating a new normal’: A Navajo school district and its students fight to overcome amid COVID-19
PIÑON – Even in the best of times, Native American K-12 students have faced an uphill battle to getting a high school diploma. Now COVID has brought new challenges, but one district is doing everything it can to help its students persevere.
WASHINGTON - Arizona health officials on Thursday mandated that students wear face coverings in school, on buses and at school activities, an emergency order that school officials called a step in the right direction, but not enough.
PHOENIX – Community health centers are a vital part of the nation’s health care system, helping 29 million people in medically underserved communities regardless of their ability to pay. But COVID-19 has hit these clinics hard, and some are struggling to survive.