COVID-19 Useful Links

Latest updates from the City of Casa Grande: https://casagrandeaz.gov/covid19/

Arizona Department of Health Services: https://www.azdhs.gov/

Federal COVID-19 Response: https://www.coronavirus.gov





COVID-19 Cases by Day in Pinal County

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WASHINGTON — Dangling everything from sports tickets to a free beer, President Joe Biden is looking for that extra something — anything — that will get people to roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 shots when the promise of a life-saving vaccine by itself hasn’t been enough.

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WASHINGTON — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings.

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WASHINGTON — Many Latinos are forgoing COVID-19 shots because of concerns about losing work hours, getting a bill, and for some, immigration worries. That’s according to a new poll that offers insights into how to raise vaccination rates among the nation’s largest ethnic minority.

TUCSON -- To better understand the complexities of the immune response to the novel coronavirus and evaluate the viral immunity of Arizona essential workers, a University of Arizona Health Sciences research team has been conducting a COVID-19 study since last summer.

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ELOY — While allowing more drugstores to administer COVID-19 vaccine will help speed up the process for cities that have that amenity, the residents of Eloy have been left with one question: What about us?

TUCSON -- One in three Arizona households experienced job disruptions in the first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Hispanic and low-income households were some of the hardest hit, according to recent survey data compiled by researchers in the University of Arizona Department of Agr…

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FLORENCE — Pinal County has seen 55,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered, Interim County Manager Leo Lew told the Board of Supervisors Wednesday. He noted this is 10,000 more than the county’s number of confirmed cases.

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COOLIDGE — The Coolidge Unified School District has been engaged in a remote learning model since the end of last year. However, while the benchmarks remain in the red countywide, Coolidge took a major step toward an eventual reopening of schools this week.

PHOENIX⁠ — Gov. Doug Ducey is calling on Arizona’s congressional delegation to help meet the urgent need for additional supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine and secure funding for its distribution.

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PHOENIX — COVID-19 infections in Arizona appeared to be leveling off last week when officials confirmed that a variant of the virus, first found in the United Kingdom, had been found in Pinal and Maricopa counties.

PHOENIX – Three COVID-19 vaccines have made their way through trials in the United States since December. Vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna passed testing standards set by the Food and Drug Administration with the hope that millions will be distributed across the country in the coming months.…

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