Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Testing, Says Ducey

Rick McCartney

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) announced continued efforts to increase access to COVID-19 testing in partnership with health care providers statewide. On Tuesday, an additional Roche testing machine was secured for Sonora Quest Laboratories to expand testing in the state. ADHS will provide additional funding to laboratories, as … [More]

Face Coverings Ordered in the City of Phoenix

City of Phoenix

On June 19, 2020, Mayor Kate Gallego and the members of the Phoenix City Council, in a vote of 7 to 2, ordered the wearing of face coverings in the city of Phoenix effective Saturday, June 20, 2020. “Community spread is accelerating in Arizona at speeds that should concern everyone,” says Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego.  “It will take the entire community coming together to … [More]

Governor Ducey Announces Enhanced COVID-19 Action Plan, Allows Cities to Set Policies

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Following COVID-19 case increases and hospitalizations, Governor Doug Ducey today announced enhanced actions to contain the spread of the virus and protect Arizona’s most vulnerable residents. The announced actions build on Arizona’s substantial efforts to boost testing, expand contact tracing, secure PPE for health care and frontline workers, fast-track resources to the most … [More]

Doctor’s Top Tips for Making Your Workplace Safe

by Dr. Jonathan Spero

The offices, warehouses, and manufacturing plants that America’s workers are starting to return to may look the same as they did months ago, but the feel inside will be largely different. The coronavirus has changed the workplace environment as we knew it for the foreseeable future. Companies welcoming back employees to their facilities are subject to a duty of care that … [More]

Arizona Testing Blitz Continues this Saturday, May 30

Arizona Department of Health Services

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services have partnered with the community to expand COVID-19 testing for Arizonans. Again, this Saturday, several community providers will be participating in the Arizona Testing Blitz. Below is information on where to find the COVID-19 testing sites, hours of operation, and information about pre-registration. … [More]

Phoenix Municipal Court to Require the Wearing of Masks

Phoenix Municipal Court

To provide guidance and direction in transitioning all Arizona courts back to full operations from the COVID-19 public health emergency declared in March 2020 by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, the Arizona Supreme Court, the governing authority of all Arizona courts, has issued Administrative Order 2020-079.  The order directs all Arizona courts to implement plans to prevent all, … [More]

Online Toolkit Helps Ensure Businesses Are Hygiene Ready upon Re-Opening


GP PRO, a division of Georgia-Pacific and a leading provider of advanced dispensing solutions for commercial facilities, has launched Hygiene Ready, a robust online resource designed to help restaurants, retailers, arenas, commercial and industrial facilities, and other businesses safely re-open amidst COVID-19 and restore employee and consumer confidence shaken by the … [More]

Ride Share Co. Introduces New Safety Measures


For more than two months, Uber has been urging riders to stay home, for their safety and the safety of drivers who continue to make essential trips. Now, as cities begin to reopen and people start moving again, Uber is proceeding with caution and safety top of mind. We will all have a role to play to help each other stay healthy when traveling. It’s important to us that … [More]

Local Groups Band Together to Produce Restaurant Reopening Guide

AWE Collective

Eateries across the state are starting to reopen their doors today, and while many have approached this moment with great anticipation, others remain concerned about retooling their practices, maintaining a safe environment and otherwise prioritizing public safety. That’s why full-service agency AWE Collective, KIND Hospitality and Local First Arizona have joined forces to … [More]

Stay at Home Order Ends May 15, Replaced with New Priorities

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

The Stay at Home order in Arizona will be ending on May 15 and replaced by new guidance for the next stage of economic recovery. The new guidance aligns with gating criteria issued by the White House and Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and aims to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 resurgence, protect vulnerable populations, and guide the reopening of businesses … [More]