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Restaurants can begin serving dine-in meals next week

Dine-in restaurants in Mariocopa and elsewhere in Arizona will be able to reopen beginning next week. In his weekly news conference Monday on the state’s...

Health inspections ongoing at restaurants

As COVID-19 caused many eateries to change the way they do business or shut down completely, Pinal County’s health inspectors remained diligent March 16-April...

Business community ‘all in’ for new normal

  By Fran Lyons During unparalleled and uncertain times of the coronavirus pandemic, Maricopa businesses, like the community at large, adopted the phrase, “We are all...

Opinion: Councilmember supports violation of stay-at-home order

Editor's Note: InMaricopa.com is publishing the author's letter to city councilmembers, and copied to local media, in the interest of transparency. As we prepared...

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...

State plans ‘testing blitz’ for COVID-19 over 3 weekends

Gov. Doug Ducey announced an effort to test 30,000-60,000 Arizonans for coronavirus during the next three weekends. Arizona Department of Heath Services is heading the...

County law enforcement adapts to keep COVID-19 cases low

Local crime stories have been less frequent in the last few weeks. While it has been fairly quiet in the City of Maricopa, police...

What to do, not to do for rattlesnake bite

April is typically when the most rattlesnake bites are reported in Arizona, according to the state's Game & Fish Department. So far this year,...

Facemask distribution continues in InMaricopa parking lot

The InMaricopa team has distributed over 1,500 surgical masks to over 500 vehicles by drive-through, with the highest number of residents driving by on...

Governor loosens ban on elective surgery as expiration nears for executive orders

Gov. Doug Ducey is lifting the ban on elective surgeries beginning May 1. Non-essential medical procedures had been set aside to free up equipment and...

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...

Some – not all – see government assistance as path through pandemic

“It’s very important our local restaurants and businesses gain back the business as soon as possible. Hopefully by the end of April, the worst...

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...

3 ways to boost your immune system

By Kristina Donnay, FNP-C Staying well is of utmost importance, particularly during flu and cold season. Our immune system plays a key role in optimal health....

Copa Closet still operating during COVID-19

  Resources for students in need don’t intend to stop operations during the COVID-19 outbreak. Copa Closet, a resource of basic needs for K-12 children that...

8 years on the road, cyclist travels through Maricopa on journey home

Eight years after pedaling away from his home in Newport, Oregon, to increase cancer awareness, Stephen Swift is on his way home - for...

Maricopan recovering after ‘awful’ bout with COVID-19

A Rancho El Dorado resident is recovering from COVID-19 and wants to emphasize to his fellow Maricopans how contagious the virus is. Terry Atkins believes...

COVID-19 policies, new high school, resignations on MUSD agenda

Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board will discuss policies necessitated by COVID-19 just as the virus has changed how the board meets. The meeting will...

What to do if someone in your home has COVID-19

Tips from CDC Centers from Disease Control and Prevention offered the following tips for those caring for someone in their home who has a diagnosis...

Arizona gets federal emergency funds

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced aid has been made available for Arizona as requested by Gov. Doug Ducey. The funds are to supplement state,...

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...

Schools adjust, questions remain on end-of-year closure

After a semester and part of a quarter, the school year is over for physical campuses, and many questions remain. State Superintendent Kathy Hoffman and...

Social distancing a must after executive order

Though on the surface, the latest executive order from Gov. Doug Ducey does not seem much different from previous announcements, it does have some...

Ak-Chin Community declares state of emergency

Ak-Chin Community Council has declared a State of Emergency due to the growing public health threat posed by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The Community...

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...

Pinal scores a D in social distancing

Residents of Pinal County may not be all that great at staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic. A company that tracks GPS data has handed...

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...

ADHS reports state’s 8th coronovirus death, 35 cases in Pinal County

  The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) has updated the community transmission level of COVID-19 in Arizona to widespread. Widespread transmission indicates that cases...

Governor’s orders on COVID-19, so far

From State of Emergency to telemedicine, the gubernatorial executive orders since March 11 cover a wide assortment of issues that have arisen from the...

MUSD to consider special resolution on coronavirus

  Technically, Maricopa Unified School District is still on spring break. While many public schools in the state were closed by state mandate to mitigate the...

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