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Green burials adapt to protect ‘death care’ workers in the time of pandemic
LOS ANGELES – The COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about the safety of morticians and other death care workers. Green burials are adapting to changes, allowing body bags to be buried and discouraging embalming for the safety of death care workers.
COVID-19 in Arizona: Trump to visit Phoenix mask maker during Ducey stay-home order
ACLU protest for prisoner rights, ASU to resume in-person classes in fall and other headlines from the Grand Canyon State.
COVID-19 in Arizona: Elective surgeries to resume, despite projected peak in mid-May
A state senator has confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19, the Navajo Nation is joining a lawsuit against the federal government for withholding funds, and other updates from the Grand Canyon State.
Custody, co-parenting and coronavirus: Q&A with a child custody expert
LOS ANGELES – Jann Blackstone, a former child custody mediator with the California Superior Court, weighs in on how divorced parents can come together for their children during the era of COVID-19.
COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo police say weekend curfew was effective, urge drivers to slow down
The COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow as ZIP code and demographics data were released, jails and detention centers prepare for more cases, and more news from the Grand Canyon State.
Urban farm provides homeless shelter residents with good food and opportunities
LOS ANGELES – An urban farm in Los Angeles provides food, therapy and paid job training for residents of a homeless shelter across the street. Called Grow Good, this nonprofit organization offers an innovative solution to homelessness, helping the city’s underserved individuals gain their independence once again.
Clean energy produced on Navajo land could help power Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES – With the recent closure of the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station, the Navajo leaders are looking to jump start the tribal economy by partnering with Los Angeles to bring clean energy to the second-largest U.S. city using resources on tribal land.
West Nile virus at record high, leads to 16 deaths in Arizona
PHOENIX – The West Nile virus is at a record high in Arizona, with 156 cases so far this year, according to AZDHS. State health reports said that, by late September, 16 people have died.