Menu of Health Tips for Safer Holiday Gatherings

Arizona Department of Health Services

Your menu may be the same this year, but other aspects of Thanksgiving may need to be different to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19. That’s why the Arizona Department of Health Services has developed a menu of precautions to take during holiday gatherings. Doing one makes your family and your guests safer. Doing more is even better. “It’s an unfortunate reality … [More]

Their Take: Lives and Livelihoods Meet at the Mask

by Pam Kehaly

When a public health emergency was declared in Arizona on March 11, followed by school closures, teleworking, limited gatherings, business closures, elective surgery postponements, and, 20 days later, a stay at home order, Arizonans experienced a double-whammy. Both personal safety and economic security were under siege. Our daily lives changed tremendously nearly … [More]

ALERT: Free COVID-19 Testing Available

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

The Arizona Department of Health Services and ASU Biodesign have partnered to make available COVID-19 saliva testing for Arizonans. It’s quick, easy and free. In addition, COVID-19 testing is available at nearly 500 sites across Arizona. Details including locations, hours of operation and contact information can be found HERE. Upcoming saliva testing opportunities … [More]

Republic Services Foundation Supports Neighborhood Revitalization amid Pandemic

Republic Services, Inc.

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Republic Services is finding innovative ways to support neighborhood revitalization efforts across the country through its charitable foundation's National Neighborhood Promise (NNP) program. In February, the Republic Services Charitable Foundation announced $2 million in grants to a total of 24 projects in communities where the Company's … [More]

Disrupt the Disruption: How Businesses Can Meet COVID-Forced Changes Head-On

inbusinessPHX.com

Businesses continue to navigate the changes that COVID-19 has wrought on the economy, rethinking how they serve customers, searching desperately for ways to cut spending, and trying to make long-term plans while ensuring short-term survival. But it’s worth remembering that change that disrupts the economy is nothing new – with or without a pandemic, says Juan Riboldi, an … [More]

Three Job Search Reality Checks during the Pandemic

inbusinessPHX.com

Not hearing back is one of the most painful aspects of a professional job search, but "very much a reality during the crazy times pandemic of 2020." That is the view of job hunting and career guide author Brenda Abdilla, who has come out with a new book Outsmarting Crazytown: A Business Novel About How Derailed Professionals Can Get Back On Track (2020, Indie Books … [More]

Virtual Services Co. Helping Businesses Adapt to the New ‘Virtual’ Normal

Smart to Finish Office Solutions

As more entrepreneurs race to move their operations online during the pandemic, Smart to Finish Office Solutions (STF) is helping them adapt to the new ‘virtual’ normal by providing cost effective online marketing solutions. According to Amber Miller, the founder and Chief Delegation Officer of STF, “COVID-19 is changing the way companies do business online.  From overseeing … [More]

Arizona Business Consortium Comes Together to Solve Problems, Deliver Solutions to COVID-19 Challenges

US POWER AZ PPE LLC

The Consortium was established with the goal of providing creative solutions and resources to Arizona businesses as they look for ways to safely open and for the long-term health and success of their businesses. Our goal at US POWER AZ PPE (POWER PPE) is to combine technology and innovation to give businesses, and everyday Arizonans, the resources they need to feel confident … [More]

TESTING: Free COVID-19 Saliva Testing Available

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

The Arizona Department of Health Services and ASU Biodesign have partnered to make available COVID-19 saliva testing for Arizonans. It’s quick, easy and free. Testing is available this morning in Tempe and Tucson. Details: Tempe Testing Where: Tempe Diablo Stadium - 2200 W Alameda Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282 When: 6:30 AM – 9:30 AM How: Pre-registration is required Tucson … [More]

Public Health Recommendations Released for Safe Reopening in Arizona

Rick McCartney

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) today announced public health recommendations for the eventual safe reopening of paused businesses in the state of Arizona. On June 27, Governor Ducey issued Executive Order 2020-43 “Pausing of Arizona’s Reopening.” This paused the reopening of several specific industries with operations that are considered by public health to … [More]