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Arizona Medicaid recipients topped 2 million after five-month surge

The surge follows skyrocketing unemployment in the state, as COVID-19 shutdowns have shuttered industries.

Local church wants to open free COVID-19 test site

The church must get 50 people to pre-register before the event.

News roundup: Signs of virus slowing, crime in Tucson falls

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 10.

Gyms, theaters, bars can begin to reopen as coronavirus cases decline

The state health department released benchmarks for eventual business reopening.

Life on the line: Pandemic fuels social movement in Sonoran border town

Some residents in the border town of Sonoyta decided they were done weathering a global health crisis without basic health care.

Poll: Majority of Arizonans uncomfortable sending kids back to school

A new poll shows most people in the state are not comfortable with a return to school.

Pima County to open free pop-up testing sites

The one-day sites are supposed to help underserved areas of the community.

Pima County opens another free COVID-19 testing site

The county is opening its third, free site at the Morris K. Udall Center.

UA scientists investigate connection between Alzheimer's and Down syndrome

The team is developing new ways to look at protein interaction in the human brain.

Multiple arrests in Border Patrol raid on migrant aid camp, second this week

Agency entered a medical aid camp run by the humanitarian group No More Deaths on Friday, executing a federal warrant.

Where the Constitution and COVID-19 intersect

A group of law professors at the UA explore constitutional law in the pandemic.

Yuma County tribes use messaging, testing to beat back COVID-19 amid surge

Fort Yuma Health Center said the start of the surge was "scary," but they were prepared.

In Colorado, your stool is a tool in the fight against coronavirus

To track the next coronavirus outbreak, Western states look to the sewers.

UA to have full-size classes after Labor Day

Classes will begin online but quickly transition.

Tohono O'odham Nation hopes COVID-19 curve is flattening following spike

After instating another stay-at-home order, the nation says it has recently seen weekly numbers start to decrease.

COVID-19 contact tracing ramps up in Pima County

Be prepared to answer phone calls from the health department, says the county, but beware of scams.

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