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Taking a Liking to Takeout

Messages promoting restaurant takeout orders have swept the country during the shuttering of restaurant dining rooms. Already reaching more than 117 million people nationwide, The Great American Takeout marketing campaign uses social media to spread the word. Promoters encourage Americans to order takeout, snap photos and then post them on Twitter with #TheGreatAmericanTakeout and @TheGATakeout […]

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Mask Maker

Amy Peterson-Millis, RN PPACU, works in the recovery room at Flagstaff Medical Center. This is where patients wake up after being intubated for surgery. They are often coughing. “This puts us at a high risk for droplet transmission,” she explained. Her co-worker Jamie Reisner, RN, BSN, CCRN, is the interim clinical manager of the pediatric […]

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Governor Ducey Issues Updated Guidance For Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Barbers And Cosmetologists

Following continued positive data trends, Governor Doug Ducey today announced the next steps Arizona will take to gradually reenergize the economy. The Governor issued an Executive Order allowing cosmetologists and barber shops to resume appointment-based services this Friday, May 8 and restaurants and coffee shops to resume dine-in services with physical distancing measures on Monday, […]

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Sinema Announces $7.2 Million to Help Flagstaff Transit Authority During COVID-19

Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema today announced over $7.2 million in CARES Act funding for the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority to help sustain operating expenses for public transit in the Flagstaff area during the coronavirus pandemic. “Today’s funding supports public transit and economic development in the Flagstaff area, saving jobs and ensuring northern […]

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McSally Urges Improvement to Small Business Disaster Loan Program

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) and a group of senators are requesting that the Small Business Administration (SBA) expedite the $10,000 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) advances urgently needed by Arizona small businesses. In a letter to SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza, the senators urge the administrator to expedite the $10,000 advances to be received within […]

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Expanding Testing In Arizona

Arizona is partnering with private sector health care providers and universities to ramp up access to testing. On Friday, Sonora Quest Laboratories announced it will offer antibody testing starting with 1,000 to 3,000 tests per day, and growing from there. In early May, Sonora Quest plans to begin offering antibody testing to consumers without needing […]

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Tribal Leaders Praise Sen. McSally’s Leadership on Tribal Gaming Enterprises Fix

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) announced yesterday that small tribal gaming enterprises under 500 employees can now apply for financial relief through the Payment Protection Program (PPP). Her leadership on this issue is receiving widespread support from tribal leaders across the country. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez: “We would like to thank Senator McSally for […]

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Northern Arizona Orthopaedics Reopens Clinic and Continues to Offer Telehealth

Northern Arizona Orthopaedics has re-opened their clinics after determining the safest and most practical means.  This includes an evaluation process for each patient during the scheduling process that will determine if they are they are at low risk during an in-office visit.   However, if patients fall into the “at risk” category, they will have the […]

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McSally Announces Over $2 Million in HHS Grants for Arizona Rural Health Programs

 U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) on Friday announced the release of over $2 million in CARES Act funding for Arizona’s rural communities. The University of Arizona will receive over $1.3 million for the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program, and over $800,000 in funding for its Telehealth Resource Center. “Arizona’s rural communities have been hard hit […]

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