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Are we ‘normal’ again? Answers to 13 questions on changes in COVID-19 protocols

Masks in schools, travel to the Grand Canyon and other parks, eating inside restaurants: As life returns to “normal” after the COVID-19 pandemic, what are the rules and regulations? Here are 13 FAQs about the transition from pandemic restrictions.


Vans hit the road to administer free COVID tests in Phoenix’s underserved communities

PHOENIX — Phoenix is partnering with health care companies to send vans into underserved communities to provide COVID-19 testing to those who might not otherwise have access.


There’s a new Doan in town: Son of former Coyotes standout commits to play hockey at ASU

PHOENIX – Josh Doan, son of former Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan, has signed a letter of intent to play hockey at Arizona State this fall.


Valley roller skaters adapt during pandemic, embrace community to overcome adversity

PHOENIX – As roller skaters navigate COVID-19 shutdowns and reopenings, they’re searching for a place to roll – and a community.


Wear your mask despite governor’s order, COVID researchers advise

PHOENIX – Dr. Joshua LaBaer of ASU’s Biodesign Institute discussed recent COVID-19 and vaccination metrics at a press conference on Wednesday.


Indoor drive-thru vaccination site opens at warehouse in Mesa

PHOENIX – New indoor drive-thru vaccination site opens at Dexcom’s regional distribution center in Mesa, and the State Farm Stadium site in Glendale has made changes to its hours of operation


ASU women’s basketball struggled in postseason but believes experience will pay off

TEMPE — In four games of postseason play, the ASU women’s basketball team had their weaknesses exposed. However, the postseason experience was necessary for the development of Charli Turner Thorne’s young Sun Devils.


‘Fourth wave’: As mask mandates are lifted, Arizona health researchers urge COVID-19 caution

Researchers at ASU call for social distancing and mask wearing to continue in the face of a possible fourth wave and local mutating strains of COVID-19.


A place at the table: Latinas in Arizona strive for representation in politics

PHOENIX - 2020 was the first year a Latina was elected to statewide office in Arizona; in fact, two Latinas were: Anna Tovar and Lea Márquez Peterson.


Ducey orders Arizona businesses to reopen, calls for end of local mask mandates

Gov. Doug Ducey’s latest executive order prohibits local mask mandates and allows for gatherings of more than 50 people. Bars also will be allowed to operate normally, without serving food.


Deep pool of talent: Arizona State women’s water polo team off to strong start

PHOENIX - After sweeping San Jose State this past weekend, Arizona State women’s water polo has an overall record of 9-4 and a two-game winning streak.


State to offer COVID-19 vaccine to those 16 and up starting this week

WASHINGTON - Arizona will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations to state residents as young as 16, throwing open a process that for months has prioritized older and ailing residents and frontline workers.