COVID-19 Information


ESPN Tucson has dedicated this page to information sources regarding the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19. We want to make sure you have the latest information to keep you and your family safe during the COVID19 Pandemic. We have the most updated links to safety tips, postponements, cancelations,and closures. Click the links for everything you need to know.

Be safe, stay healthy

This is not an effort to provide medical advice. The following websites deal with local, national and global perspectives on COVID-19.

July 28, 2020:

Pima County to open second free COVID-19 testing center

July 10, 2020:

Pima County will host free COVID-19 testing center at Kino Event Center

July 2, 2020:

Music venues will be the last places that can re-open safely after Covid-19, and without extra federal support, 90% of them won’t be able to re-open at all. Let’s support local venues nationwide with the Restart Act.

#SAVEOURSTAGES

June 29, 2020:

Governor Ducey Takes Further Action To Reverse COVID-19 Spread In Arizona

June 23, 2020:

Arizona Working with Healthcare And Federal Partners To Expand COVID-19 Testing

May 14, 2020:

Board of Supervisors adopt regulations on pools

May 12, 2020:

Governor Ducey Announces Next Phase Of Arizona Recovery

May 11, 2020:

High-altitude balloon manufacturer making isolation gowns for COVID response
A Collaboration between UA Presents, Broadway in Tucson and the Tucson botanical gardens to bring virtual concerts in the gardens.
Click here for more info

May 1, 2020:

Extending the 2020 Season Suspension

April 27, 2020:

Click for full podcast: “Minds, Bodies and Viruses with Dr. David Schechter”

April 24, 2020:

We all find ourselves in a time of change and uncertainty. At Interfaith Community Services (ICS) we are responding by pivoting our programs to essential services to meet an increased demand.
More and more people are coming to us for help.
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April 23, 2020:

Pima County has a COVID 19 Rental Assistance program. Call 520 724 2505
Individuals are urged to complete the online application at www.AZHousing.gov , but those without internet access can call the state’s 2-1-1 hotline for assistance.

April 22, 2020:

First responders and health care workers can enjoy at free thanks you meal at McDonalds now through May 5th.

April 21, 2020:

Pima County establishes hotline to help with rental assistance amid COVID-19

April 15th, 2020:

April 14th, 2020:

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC) INFORMATION AND REFERRALS

April 10th, 2020:

Rio Nuevo District Economic Relief Assistance Program

April 3rd, 2020:

Governors full town hall on COVD-19

Trump: CDC recommends voluntary use of face masks for public to stem spread of coronavirus

Gov. Doug Ducey orders all salons, barbershops to close, redefining essential businesses

April 2nd, 2020:
County launches Pima Eats website, Facebook page to support local restaurants

March 31st, 2020:
List Of deemed “Essential Services” in Arizona 

March 30th, 2020:
Governor Ducey has issued a Stay-at-Home Order. which goes to effect Tuesday 03/31 at 5pm “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected”

March 23rd, 2020
Governor Ducey Announces Launch Of 2-1-1 COVID-19 Hotline

Pima County sets up hotline for increase in unemployed workers

Saguaro National Park is Modifying Operations to Implement Health Guidance – > National Park Service Health Update

March 23rd, 2020
Don’t drink, smoke or watch too much news

March 20th, 2020
Important information for Tucson regarding Testing for COVID19. Read story for ALL the Details. You can’t just drive up. You have to call ahead, and make an appointment.

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted global travel. For regular updates and tips on emergency preparedness – DHS.gov

In response to local school district closures, Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson (BGCT) will be opening its Frank & Edith Morton Clubhouse at 3155 East Grant Road on Monday, March 23rd from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. to strictly provide emergency childcare to 60 children, ages 5-12, of essential/critical service community workers during the closure. In partnership with TUSD Meal Services, breakfast and lunch will be served daily. Also watch for BGCT Clubhouse on the Go virtual program connections via social media to connect and engage with existing Club Members and Families for the duration of the closures. For details visit BGCTucson.org

Tucson-area restaurants offering deals, discounts
https://www.kold.com/2020/03/18/restaurant-deals-discounts-during-covid-/

Gov. Doug Ducey closes Arizona schools until April 10

All Arizona schools ordered closed through March 27

List of closures throughout town

Pima County Fair Canceled

Information about COVID-19 in the United States. This the official United States government site dedicated to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19.
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

Mayor Proclamation Tucson
https://www.tucsonaz.gov/files/ward3/PROCLAMATION.pdf

Tucson City Government Page
https://www.tucsonaz.gov/news

City of Marana News
https://www.maranaaz.gov/news-COVID-19-response

Oro Valley News
https://www.orovalleyaz.gov/town/news

Sahuarita
https://sahuaritaaz.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx

Visit the Pima County website about the presence of COVID-19 in our community. This site is updated regularly.
https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=527452

Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

Q&A on coronaviruses (COVID-19)
https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

Here’s a rundown of the science associated with COVID-19
https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus