August 12, 2020

State

Arizona Medicaid recipients topped 2 million after five-month surge

The number of people on Arizona’s Medicaid rolls topped 2 million this summer, after a five-month surge in enrollment that coincided with COVID-19’s hit to the state’s health and its economy. Almost 1.88 million people were covered by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System – the state’s Medicaid program – on March 1, the

Sports

Chino Valley Cougars Season Cancelled

As many of you know, NAYF canceled our football season last week. Our board has worked tirelessly in recent days to come up with additional ways to give our kids a season anyway. Due to circumstances beyond our control, we came to the conclusion that we will not be able to provide a season this

COVID-19

Health officials report increases in drug overdoses, suicides during COVID-19 pandemic

As social distancing and isolation continue throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many states across the country are reporting an increase in reported drug overdoses and suicides, including Arizona. The Arizona Department of Health Services has observed an increase in deaths due to suicide and drug overdose during the COVID-19 epidemic, according to Dr. Cara Christ, the

Politics

BREAKING: Challenge to Prop 207 Appealed to Arizona Supreme Court

Arizonans for Health and Public Safety (AZHPS) announced Tuesday that they are appealing their legal challenge to the “Smart & Safe Arizona” initiative’s 100-word statement to the Arizona Supreme Court. “We are appealing this decision because we continue to believe that the 100-word statement fails to accomplish its purpose as required by Arizona law,” said

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