University of Arizona

University of Arizona

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- A move by the University of Arizona to test 250,000 Arizonans for COVID-19 antibodies comes as scientists are still debating how much protection against future infection a positive result means -- and, more to the point, for how long.

University of Arizona

The Yuma County Public Health District has received 1,000 COVID-19 test kits over the last two weeks from the University of Arizona. 

 

Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- The University of Arizona will be testing all its faculty, staff and students to see if they have antibodies showing they have had COVID-19.

Yuma Union High School District

Nearly 200 students from around Yuma County, who are interested in becoming future health and medical professionals, gathered at Cibola High School Tuesday, Nov. 26 for the University of Arizona’s annual Health Sciences Day.

They heard, first-hand, the wide number of options available in the health sciences program at the university.

Cibola hosted the event, which has taken place annually for nearly 12 years. Students from all five Yuma Union High School District schools were there and were selected based on interest and high academic achievement.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Is Tech the Answer to Yuma Water Woes?

Apr 11, 2018
Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

In Yuma, Arizona, the Colorado River is not what it was.  For thousands of years, its raging water deposited rich soil in the delta, creating one of the most verdant agricultural areas in the world.  Today, the river flow is 1 percent of what it was a century ago, but agriculture continues to thrive even as the water needed to maintain it dwindles due to over-allocation and drought. 

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