Tucson's Little Free Library stewards have used their book boxes to connect people with books during library closures. Another Tucson woman converted her library into a tiny pantry to help neighbors access food.
Summer meal distribution is starting in Tucson, Arizona. Check this list for times and locations for children to get free lunch this summer.
Tucson bike shops have seen an increase in traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Get ideas for bike repair, bike shops, finding a place to ride and staying safe in Arizona.
Adam Lazarus posts poems on his Facebook Page, Poems for Pandemics, every day with topics that range from experiences during the pandemic, to life in general and absurd musings on things like snoring, manatees and the desert heat Read more
Te damos los datos de organizaciones que pueden ayudar a responder preguntas y llenar solicitudes de asistencia. Read more
More than 50 Sunnyside district high school students submitted poems to be judged in the contest which came with a $100 prize and publication on #ThisIsTucson. Read more
During a meeting over video chat Tuesday, May 12, the Tucson Unified governing board unanimously approved the Family Life Curriculum for TUSD students, which includes sex education. Read more
Los CDC recomiendan el uso público de máscaras faciales de tela para ayudar a retrasar la propagación de COVID-19. Encuentra aquí un molde hecho por voluntarios de enfermería de la UA. Read more
With nearly the entire University of Arizona shut down, the student-run pantry remains one of the few places where UA students and staff can get food for free on campus. Read more
Because of coronavirus, University of Arizona seniors can't celebrate graduation together in Tucson. To honor the class of 2020, English department faculty are giving graduates books selected from their own libraries. Read more
Some Tucson, Arizona 2020 summer camp programs are canceled; some are moving forward as planned with new procedures; others have pivoted to become virtual; some have pushed back start times to later in the summer; and some are still undecided. Read more
Summer camp coronavirus changes can still be updated in our 2020 summer camp guide for Tucson parents. Read more
Coronavirus updates in Tucson and Arizona, updated daily with news about stay home guidelines, businesses, restaurants, grocery stores and positive stories we find about the Tucson community during COVID 19. Read more
When Tumamoc Hill opens on Memorial Day with its regular hours — 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. — visitors will be required to wear face masks and keep at least 6 feet of distance from others. Read more
With statewide coronavirus restrictions easing, the Pima County Library plans to re-open branches with limited services. Books and other items have to be reserved online for pickup for the time being. Read more
Alison Levine is a University of Arizona graduate from Phoenix who has climbed Mount Everest and other peaks. Levine is speaking virtually to the class of 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic in Tucson. Read more
Sharpen your colored pencils and join #ThisIsTucson for a relaxing night-in during our first ever members-only virtual meet up this Thursday. Read more
Even through the stress of the coronavirus pandemic, Esther Kim and Cynthia Carsten said their motherhood has given them a stronger sense of what it means to be a great healthcare worker. Read more
A group of refugee women are sewing masks and donating them to Arizona health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Then, through community donations, a Tucson middle school is paying them for it. Read more
Barbershops and salons can reopen on Friday, May 8, according to an executive order from Gov. Doug Ducey. The businesses were closed during Arizona's stay-at-home order in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more