Capitol Media Services, Howard Fischer

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- Some Arizona resorts could find themselves facing orders to shut down part of their water parks.

Yuma County Public Health District


As the total number of COVID-19 cases surpass 12,000 in Yuma County, daily reports over the last couple of weeks have shown a downward trajectory in the number of cases reported. The health director for Yuma County says it could be a result of effective safety measures. 


Brandon Mejia

Yuma City councilmembers voted to increase funding for a program helping small businesses throughout the city impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, during last weeks city council meeting. 

Facebook: Kyrsten Sinema

During a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on virus scams, U.S. Senator Krysten Sinema from Arizona warned that scammers are trying to advantage of Arizona families amid the pandemic. 

Yuma County

Yuma County and the city of Yuma hope to test 10,000 residents for COVID-19 through Friday, Aug. 14 for free, thanks to its partnership with the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs. 

The testing takes place all week at the Yuma Civic Center from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All Yuma County residents, including residents of Yuma, Somerton, San Luis, Wellton, Dateland and members of the Cocopah and Quechan Tribes, are eligible for the free test.