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Governor Ducey’s Budget Focuses On Education, Tax Relief

Governor Doug Ducey today released his fiscally responsible, recovery-focused budget for Fiscal Year 2022. With a resilient economy, the budget makes historic investments in K-12 education, public health, public safety, wildfire prevention, infrastructure, and more, while also providing tax relief to everyday Arizonans. “Arizona is resilient, and we continue to move forward in the face of […]

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Arizona Community Foundation and US Department of Agriculture Announce Partnership

The Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA RD) have launched a public-private partnership to support rural Arizona. ACF will provide $5 million in a revolving line of below-market rate financing to help rural communities access approximately $40 million annually in USDA funding for infrastructure projects that will improve […]

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Coronavirus Vaccines Could Lead to Disputes Between Divorced Parents

Stewart Law Group believes that the rollout of the coronavirus vaccines could lead to disputes between divorced parents over whether to vaccinate their children, raising new legal questions. “We’ve already seen disagreements over handling custody arrangements during lockdowns and whether children should stay with a parent who is a frontline health care worker,” said founder Scott […]

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New Solar Co-op Launches for Northern Arizona Residents to Go Solar Together

 Today, alongside the City of Flagstaff, City of Sedona, and Coconino County, the nonprofit group Solar United Neighbors (SUN) announced the launch of the Northern Arizona Solar Co-op to help area residents go solar. “The co-op will enable Northern Arizona homeowners and business owners to join the growing community of people saving money by harnessing solar power,” said Bret Fanshaw, […]

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Registration Available For The State’s First 24/7 COVID-19 Vaccination Site

Registration opened at 9 a.m. for the state’s first 24/7 COVID-19 vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, with the first appointments available beginning Tuesday, Jan. 12, for health care workers, first responders, teachers, law enforcement officers, Arizonans over age 75 and others at the top of the priority list for vaccine distribution. The […]

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Governor Ducey Announces $65 Million From CDC For Vaccine Rollout

Governor Doug Ducey today announced Arizona is receiving $65,769,416 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support COVID-19 vaccine clinics and strengthen vaccine confidence and community engagement. “We want to get Arizonans vaccinated as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible,” said Governor Ducey. “There’s no time to waste. COVID-19 is spreading, our medical […]

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Apricus Healthcare Model Increases Access to Physicians, Treatment

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered how medical services are delivered, both for urgent and routine needs. With social distancing awareness and limits on access to facilities and walk-in traffic, face-to-face visits with doctors have become less common; however, telehealth solutions have minimized the risk of spreading the virus by giving patients access to doctors online […]

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Stacey Payne, RN, ICU, gives a thumbs-up upon receiving her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Flagstaff Medical Center on Dec. 22, 2020. NAH is receiving its first round of vaccines for frontline workers.

The Shot Felt Round the World

Despite reporting its highest number of COVID-19 patients ever in the first week of the New Year, Northern Arizona Healthcare officials remain optimistic about battling the virus with the rollout of vaccines. At the same time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that Arizona is the No. 1 hotspot in the country, […]

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CCC Beginning Automotive Program

The conversation is the same among auto dealerships locally and across the country: Where do we find trained technicians? “There’s a ridiculous shortage of technicians,” said Mimi Vessey, parts and service director for Findlay Honda of Flagstaff. Jacob Lundie, general manager for Findlay Honda, added, “We’re in meetings often, and we talk about, ‘where are […]

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NAU Partners with Mexican University to Offer Students Cross-Cultural Entrepreneurial Experience

A grant from 100,000 Strong in the Americas will give a dozen Northern Arizona University students the opportunity for a unique cross-cultural learning experience with peers at both NAU and a university in Sonora, Mexico. NAU is partnering with Universidad de Sonora (UNISON) in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico to put on The Big IDEA (La Gran […]

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