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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Letter: Sheriff announces he has COVID-19

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb posted the following on the department's social media today: Unfortunately, as a law enforcement official and elected leader, we do...

COVID-19 Timeline

Dec. 26                  First coronavirus case diagnosed in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China Dec. 29                  Pinal County Detention Center creates screening protocol Jan. 26                   First Arizona...
Ella Walter Maricopa

In The Villages, frontline workers locked out of pool, clubhouse

Heather Walter and her husband, Ryan, have been working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic for months. Both work at the same Phoenix-area hospital;...

Need a face mask? We have you covered

Did you know wearing a face mask, even a very simple one, can keep droplets from your breath, coughs and sneezing from spreading in...

Superior Court requires face masks during COVID-19

The day Gov. Doug Ducey announced the lifting of "Stay Home" orders by the end of the week, Pinal County Superior Court clarified the...

County falls short of school COVID benchmarks

  Thursday’s numbers for COVID-19 mitigation benchmarks were one step forward and one step back for schools wanting to bring students back to campus. Pinal County...

County health directors provide latest on coronavirus (VIDEO)

HIGHLIGHTS from today's press conference with Pinal County Health Services Director Dr. Shauna McIsaac and Maricopa County Medical Director for Disease Control Dr. Rebecca...

County officials may encourage, not mandate face masks

  The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pinal County is 2,459, and the Board of Supervisors is making a second attempt to take...

MUSD compliance means some in-person schooling next week

  Parents will no longer have to fill out a weekly attendance log. That was one update to the Maricopa Unified School District’s distance learning plan...

Homestead lights up with Christmas spirit during coronavirus

Residents in the Homestead North subdivision are brightening spirits during the COVID-19 outbreak by putting up Christmas lights in their front yards. “The Christmas lights...

Protect yourself, others from COVID-19

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 was first announced in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, in December. Its symptoms are similar to common influenza but its fatality...

2 cases of COVID-19 reported in Pinal County

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and the Pinal County Public Health Department confirmed today that two Pinal County residents have been diagnosed...
Planet Fitness gym

Pinal just misses key benchmark for business reopenings

Maricopa businesses will have to remain closed for now as Pinal County missed a key benchmark in its efforts to reach a moderate level...

AZ Health confirms 1st coronavirus death

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) have confirmed the first death due to COVID-19 in...

Importance of Oral Hygiene

By Andrew H. Jones Oral hygiene is essential to a person’s overall health. “The simple acts of brushing and flossing are instilled in us so...

Grocers get clean bill of health from food inspectors

  Pinal County health inspectors checked out Maricopa’s main grocery stores during the time period June 16-July 15 and found no violations. EXCELLENT Bashas’ Bashas’ – AFC...

Leading Edge Maricopa to offer breakfast, lunch programs

Leading Edge Academy Maricopa will participate in the School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program. As part of the program, the school will offer...

Before any aesthetic procedure know the risks, provider

By Kristina Donnay, FNP-C Maricopa father-daughter team Bill Day and Kristina Donnay, FNP-C, opened Maricopa Wellness Center in April 2019 to provide first-class aesthetics services...
USDA Bad Seed China

Seeds of destruction? A warning from master gardener

Dear Friends and Neighbors in Maricopa, There have been very recent news reports of mysterious packs of seeds, apparently originating from China, mailed to folks...

COVID-19 testing coming to Maricopa – and it’s free

Free COVID-19 testing will be available in Maricopa on Saturday. The Maricopa Wellness Center and the Arizona Department of Health Services have scheduled a drive-thru...

At Pinal jail, coronavirus screening protocols were stepped up months ago

  By Bob McGovern While U.S. health officials say they expect the number of cases of coronavirus to climb dramatically in the coming days, Pinal County...

Ultherapy the gold-standard of anti-aging

By Kristina Donnay, FNP-C As we age we loose collagen causing wrinkles, loose skin and sagging. Ultherapy is the gold standard in anti-aging treatments. Ultherapy is a...

State Medicaid program to make early payments of $41M to health care providers

The Medicaid agency in Arizona will help sustain health care providers during the coronavirus pandemic by advancing more than $41 million in scheduled payments. The...

Ducey declares State of Emergency over COVID-19

 Gov. Doug Ducey today issued a Declaration of Emergency and an Executive Order to combat the continued spread of COVID-19 and to reduce financial...
347Grill Coronavirus

UltraStar closes 347 Grill after positive COVID-19 case

The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center is temporarily closing its 347 Grill restaurant and 10 Pins take-out program after a person who was at the facility...

City Hall adapting to COVID-19’s ‘very deep but very brief’ impact

In city parks, playground equipment will be blocked off and restrooms will be closed. Maricopa Public Library will no longer provide curbside delivery of...
Face mask distribution

Get free face masks from 9-10 a.m. Wednesday

Since the Friday expiration of the stay-at-home order, it seems like many Maricopans are exercising caution and limiting their trips out. But if you need...

4 eateries tagged by food inspector

  In Pinal County’s health inspections of 16 Maricopa restaurants Dec. 16-Jan. 15, four eateries performed less than excellently. Cilantro’s had two containers of menudo and...

3rd Arizonan diagnosed with coronavirus

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) announced today a third person has been diagnosed with COVID-19, the so-called coronavirus. This is the second...
Dutch Bros COVID-19

Dutch Bros closes abruptly after worker tests positive for coronavirus

A worker at the Dutch Bros coffee shop in Maricopa has tested positive for coronavirus. In letter to the community, posted on the Facebook page...

Wunderground Shortcode

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