"We're tough as saguaros," editorial cartoonist David Fitzsimmons says. He says he saw a video made for the people of Detroit and became inspired to do his own take for Tucson.
David is an editorial cartoonist and has been with the Star since 1986. He's won many awards and his cartoons are syndicated to over 700 clients worldwide. He was President of the Tucson Press Club for a decade in the 90s.
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May's Tucson-area coronavirus coverage: Cases rise, judge rules that state can keep nursing home data from public
Officials say there were no injuries.
The aircraft will fly over "a variety of facilities that support the fight against COVID-19," including hospitals and police and fire stations across Southern Arizona.
The poster campaign has gained financial backing from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, along with city and county support.
Expanding on Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s recommendations, the guidelines are intended to protect employees and customers.
Keeping a poker face will be less challenging with a requirement to wear masks and gloves. Fewer slot machines, destruction of playing cards daily are among other plans following a two-month coronavirus closure.
Report anticipates Tucson will draw in skilled workers fleeing highly-populated areas post-COVID-19, and the firms that would be expected to follow.
The popular west-side hiking spot will have tightened guidelines due to COVID-19.
After a two-month coronavirus closure, local gyms were able to open their doors with social distancing practices in place.
Corporation Commissioner Boyd Dunn's appeal to the Arizona Supreme Court doesn't get him on the ballot.
With statewide coronavirus restrictions easing, the Pima County Library plans to re-open branches with limited services. But no browsing will be allowed. Books and other items have to be reserved online for pickup for the time being.
After the city okayed a request to paint a blue line in front of the Tucson Police Department in support of police, Romero sought to reverse the decision - by calling an organizer a white supremacist.
In Pima County, businesses are not required to report that an employee has tested positive for the virus, nor are they required to inform the public or coworkers.
As COVID-19 gets worse in Arizona and resources grow scarce, critics of the new guidelines want the state to bar healthcare decisions based on disability, perceived quality of life, age or underlying conditions.
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Here's a look at today's map of COVID-19 cases in Pima County and the rest of Arizona.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across Arizona is 12,674, the Arizona Department of Health Services said.
“We’re taking a look at perhaps does painting the wall provide a prolonged life of the wall,” Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf told reporters during a visit to Tucson.
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