Monthly Archives: September 2020

Maricopa County Approves November Voting Plans

by on September 21, 2020 0
The Maricopa County Elections Department has approved plans for how voters can submit their selections for the November general election. The county’s plan includes preparations for the possibility of a historic turnout, expanded voter access and new safety measures brought on by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Voter registration for the November election ends Oct.... Read More

EPA Approves Additional Cleaning Product That Will Kill Coronavirus on Surfaces

by on September 21, 2020 0
As disinfectant wipes and bottles of hand sanitizers continue to fly off store shelves amid the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government issued a stamp of approval for an additional household cleaning product. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gave Pine-Sol Original Multi-Surface Cleaner the approval “for kill claims against SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes... Read More

Banner Health Hospitals Allowing 1 Visitor Per Patient Per Day

by on September 16, 2020 0
Arizona’s largest hospital network has eased visitor restrictions that have been in place throughout the COVID-19 pandemic at most of its inpatient facilities. Banner Health last week started allowing one visitor per patient per day in the Phoenix, Tucson and Casa Grande areas. The network hadn’t allowed visitors since implementing restrictions in March. Visits,... Read More

Maricopa County Offering Free Antibody Testing Several Zip Codes

by on September 15, 2020 0
On Saturday, Maricopa County officials started heading out to dozens of neighborhoods in the county to start testing for coronavirus antibodies. Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH), Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic are working together on the testing. MCDPH will be responsible for working out in the field in the various communities. ASU... Read More