Monthly Archives: July 2020

Where to Get Sandbags During Monsoon Season

by on July 31, 2020 0
While we wait for the storms to roll into the state and cool down our high summer temperatures it is important to remember that monsoon flooding is a yearly concern for Arizona residents, According to the 2020 Monsoon Season Outlook, it’s unclear exactly how much rain we’ll likely get by the time the season... Read More

Arizona Receives Federal Grants for Suicide Prevention

by on July 31, 2020 0
Suicide prevention services in Arizona have received $2.4 million in federal emergency grants from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration. The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, EMPACT-Suicide Prevention Center in Tempe and the Pasqua Yaqui Tribe in Southern Arizona each received grants of $800,000 on July 20, according to a press release.... Read More

Sonora Quest Warning Patients About COVID-19 Scam Calls

by on July 31, 2020 0
A large COVID-19 testing lab, Sonoran Quest, issued a warning to patients about a phone scam. During this stressful, confusing time, scammers take advantage of an opportunity by using an “imposter scam.” There have been reported incidences of scammers posing on the phone as Sonora Quest representatives to gain patients’ personal information. In this... Read More

Arizona Leading Investigation into Old iPhones Slowing Intentionally

by on July 31, 2020 0
Arizona is leading a multi-U.S. state investigation into whether Apple Inc’s deliberate slowing of older iPhones violated deceptive trade practice laws. In the ongoing probe since at least October 2018, investigators have asked Apple for data about “unexpected shutdowns” of iPhones and the company’s throttling, or slowing down, of the devices through power management... Read More

Salmonella Outbreak Hits 23 States

by on July 31, 2020 0
According to federal health officials, an outbreak of salmonella is affecting nearly two dozen states. 212 people have been infected with a strain of Salmonella Newport in 23 states. 87 new cases have been reported since the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) last update on July 21st, including 38 people from eight new... Read More

How to Exercise Safely in Hot Weather

by on July 29, 2020 0
Gyms are closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which means more Arizonans are flocking to the outdoors to get some fresh air and exercise. With excruciating temperatures, this can pose many dangers. There are some precautions you can take to ensure that you are exercising safely in the heat. Doctors say they’ve seen a spike... Read More