Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced a new statewide COVID-19 hotline Sunday.
The line, which can be reached by anyone in Arizona by dialing 211, will operate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
The hotline, administered by 2-1-1 Arizona and the Crisis Response Network, will provide information in English and Spanish about how to prepare for and prevent COVID-19 spread, testing information, what populations are at higher risk for COVID-19, what to do if someone gets sick and COVID-19 and animals. It will also provide a list of websites with up-to-date information about the virus in Arizona.
The hotline will be funded through $2 million provided by the Arizona Department of Economic Security, according to the announcement on the governor's website. The hotline is administered by 2-1-1 Arizona and the Crisis Response Network and will offer an entry point to field questions and concerns from Arizona residents about COVID-19, the announcement said
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