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    Masked man 
    Jul 31, 2020 - New early data suggest that the Pima County and Tucson mask requirements may be making a dent in the number of new COVID-19 cases in the region. (Read more.)
    Contact tracer 
    Jul 29, 2020 - Local contact tracing efforts will be increasing significantly this week as the Pima County Health Department and Maximus Health Services, Inc.’s expanded workforce begins making calls. (Read more.)
    COVID testing 
    Jul 28, 2020 - The Pima County Health Department will begin offering free COVID-19 saliva testing at Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road, beginning Wednesday, July 29. (Read more.)
    COVID testing 
    Jul 10, 2020 - The Pima County Health Department and Paradigm Laboratories will begin free COVID-19 tests Monday, July 13 at the Kino Event Center, 2805 E. Ajo Way. Testing will be by appointment only. (Read more.)
    Contact tracer 
    Jul 07, 2020 - Pima County has chosen Maximus Health Services Inc. to increase local COVID-19 contact tracing efforts. (Read more.)
    Biodesign Institute 
    Jul 07, 2020 - Pima County will partner with the Arizona State University (ASU) Biodesign Institute to increase local COVID-19 testing. (Read more.) 
    Restaurant worker 
    Jul 01, 2020 - The Pima County Health Department today launched a substantial media campaign to help educate the public about how to find restaurants, pools and attractions that meet the Department’s COVID-19 operating requirements. (Read more.) 
    Jun 25, 2020 - To help businesses in the downtown Business Improvement District overcome financial, marketing and operational challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Downtown Tucson Partnership has teamed up with Pima County to create the Downtown Outdoor Café Grant and Downtown Rebound Grant Programs. (Read more.) 
    Restaurant kitchen 
    Jun 24, 2020 - Pima County and Downtown Tucson Partnership are teaming up to procure Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for local downtown businesses in the Business Improvement District (BID) in an effort to speed their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. (Read more
    Board meeting 
    Jun 22, 2020 - The Pima County Board of Supervisors June 19 voted 3-2 to enact a countywide public health protection resolution requiring the wearing of face coverings when in public if 6 feet of physical distancing cannot be maintained. (Read more.) 
    Hownd graphic 
    Jun 19, 2020 - Pima County and the City of Tucson have partnered with Hownd, an online marketing platform, on a digital voucher program that will be available free to local businesses navigating the effects of COVID-19. (Read more.) 
    Bighorn fire 
    Jun 17, 2020 - The American Red Cross with the Pima County Health Department are working together to support residents affected by the Bighorn Fire. (Read more.) 
    B2B logo 
    Jun 17, 2020 - The Pima County Back to Business Road to Recovery subcommittee will meet Friday, June 19. (Read more.) 
    Board of Supervisors 
    Jun 17, 2020 - The Pima County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting Friday, June 19, at 3 p.m. in the Board Hearing Room, 130 W. Congress St. (Read more.) 
    Temperature check 
    May 29, 2020 - A Pima County-led survey covering community priorities for business reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic showed overwhelming support for sanitation, and employee and consumer health. (Read more.) 
    Hospital equipment 
    May 27, 2020 - Pima County has updated a webpage allowing health officials to monitor the criteria that must be met in order reduce physical distancing restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Read more.) 
    Brandi Fenton Park 
    May 26, 2020 - Pools and splash pads remain closed due to pandemic. read more... 
    Table of food 
    May 22, 2020 - The Pima County Board of Supervisors at a special meeting May 19 voted 3-2 to revise rules for protective measures some businesses should follow during a pandemic. (Read more.) 
    Food inspection 
    May 19, 2020 - The Pima County Health Department is encouraging through its inspection process all area restaurants, pools, gyms, fitness centers, hotels and resorts and other business covered by the May 13 Pima County Board of Supervisors Proclamation to adopt minimum standards of public health and safety during the pandemic. (Read more.) 
    Board of Supervisors 
    May 15, 2020 - Members of the public may participate in person under COVID-19 guidelines at the 9 a.m. meeting. (Read more.)