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You’re not imagining it – 3 ways COVID-19 has been extra hard on American parents

For parents during the pandemic, juggling hasn’t been an option: It’s both work and family, all the time. damircudic/E+ via Getty Images Steven Greene, North Carolina State University and Laurel Elder, Hartwick College For over a year, Americans have been struggling with the challenges imposed on them by the global coronavirus pandemic. While all Americans

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City of Prescott Launches “Prescott CARES” Program

City awarded $427,000 Grant to Help Prescott Residents and Businesses Impacted by the Pandemic Funds will Help Prescott Residents with Rent, Mortgage and Utility Payments and Support Struggling Businesses The COVID-19 pandemic has brought economic uncertainty to many individuals, families and businesses, both locally and around the world. Beginning April 15, 2021, Prescott residents and

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Christ: Slight bump in COVID-19 numbers cause for concern, not alarm

The state health director said Friday that a “very, very small” increase in COVID-19 numbers is cause for concern but not alarm, and should serve as a reminder that people still need to observe health protocols. Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, said that overall progress against the pandemic is

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Half of Arizonans believe ‘immunity passports’ should be issued as proof of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, reveals survey

Half think immunity passports should state which company’s vaccine people received. 42% say they would be concerned about privacy and data sharing. It’s a question of social fairness that has grown increasingly pertinent for public health officials as more and more Americans receive their initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine – should vaccinated people, or

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Grim view of global future offered in intelligence report

U.S. intelligence officials are painting a dark picture of the world’s future, writing in a report released Thursday that the coronavirus pandemic has deepened economic inequality, strained government resources and fanned nationalist sentiments. Those assessments are included in a Global Trends report by the government’s National Intelligence Council, a document produced every four years. This

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Arizona adds its own variant to the growing list of COVID-19 mutations

The more than 840,000 COVID-19 cases in Arizona include coronavirus variants from the United Kingdom, Brazil, South Africa, California – and, as of last month, a new homegrown version. The Arizona variant, officially named B.1.243.1, was confirmed last month by researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute, who said it is similar to the South

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