COVID-19 Coverage

The latest on COVID-19 in Arizona.

By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- A top doctor at the state's largest hospital network said the facilities could begin to impose capacity restrictions at the rate COVID-19 is multiplying in Arizona.

By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- A Republican gubernatorial contender wants to give vouchers to parents who don't want their children in public schools where masks are required so they can instead send them to private or parochial schools at state expense. 

 

By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- A new mandate by Phoenix Union High School District that students and staff wear masks remains in effect, at least for the time being, as do similar policies being adopted by other districts. 

 

Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- The state's top health official is quitting. 

 
Cara Christ is leaving as director of the Department of Health Services to become chief medical officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. Her last day will be Aug. 27. 

By Howard Fischer 
Capitol Media Services 

 
PHOENIX -- A federal judge has thrown out a bid by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to void provisions in a COVID-19 federal relief package that preclude any of the cash being used for tax cuts. 

 

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