TEMPE – Two memorials displayed at the Arizona Heritage Center honor the 511,000 COVID-19 deaths across the nation.
PHOENIX – Smoke inhalation can have a deadly effect on active firefighters. COVID-19 has been particularly difficult for those who are in the line of duty. Southwestern firefighters share their experiences with the illness, the safety procedures they follow at work and their vulnerability to deadly diseases.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Corrections was fined $1.1 million for the month of February after information came to light regarding the violation of a set of health guidelines agreed upon with the state.
WASHINGTON - COVID-19 still infects thousands and kills hundreds a week in Arizona, but the numbers are getting better. With cases, hospitalizations and deaths down and vaccinations up, experts say the state may have turned the corner.
Those east of Luke Air Force Base are being offered bottled water in response to groundwater contaminated with potentially harmful substances.
PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic has left an epidemic of loneliness for LGBTQ+ seniors in its wake. However, local communities are finding ways to get these seniors social once again.
PHOENIX – Preventative cancer screenings have plummeted during the pandemic, prompting cancer specialists to work to increase awareness about the need for early tests.
PHOENIX - Seniors in metro Phoenix are being prioritized in Arizona’s phase 1B of vaccinations, and many are planning for what they want to do next.
PHOENIX – Despite the pandemic, state parks saw record visitation over parts of 2020, and experts continue to encourage more outdoor activity for both physical – and mental – health.
PHOENIX – The House Commerce Committee voted Tuesday to approve a bill that would allow businesses to choose whether to follow mask mandates issued by cities and counties.
PHOENIX – Shipments of the COVID-19 vaccines and supplies are being delayed because of severe storms across the country. Meanwhile, Arizona’s positive cases are trending downward.
PHOENIX – Some studies have linked deficiencies of vitamin D to severe and sometimes fatal cases of COVID-19, and experts say even the relentless Arizona sun doesn’t provide optimal levels.