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  • COVID-19 Environmental Concerns

    Special Notice:

    Crematories in Pima County allowed to operate 24 hours a day during COVID-19 pandemic at the request of the Arizona State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers.

    Drinking Water Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic - EPA recommends that Americans continue to use and drink tap water as usual. The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that the, “presence of the COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking-water supplies and based on current evidence the risk to water supplies is low.”

    To find out about Wastewater Based Epidemiology and how wastewater is used to help track COVID-19, please check out the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department's FAQ sheet.

    Additional COVID-19 information is available on the Pima County COVID-19 webpage.