Q: “Why is this called COVID-19?” A: There are many types of coronaviruses that cause upper-respiratory illnesses. COVID-19 is a new coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. “CO” stands for “Corona”, “VI” stands for “Virus”, “D” is for Disease, and 19 refers to the year, 2019, …Read More »
Arizona governor takes further steps to reopen businesses
Citing “continued positive data trends,” Gov. Doug Ducey announced the next steps Arizona will take in gradually reopening its economy. The governor issued an executive order Monday allowing beauty salons and barber shops to resume their appointment-based services this Friday, May 8. Three days later, restaurants and coffee shops may …Read More »
ADOR Stops Tax Fraud Schemes this Tax Season
Attempted Scams Emerged Same Time as COVID-19 The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) says COVID-19 hasn’t stopped scammers from trying to take advantage of taxpayers. globemiamiThis content comes to you through GMTimes staff and/or contributed content through press releases, submitted articles and non-profit organizations.Read More »
42nd Annual Mountain Film Festival coming to you this year. Stream 100 films for just $75.
For 41 years, people have gathered in Telluride over Memorial Day weekend to celebrate adventure, big ideas and indomitable spirit at Mountainfilm. This year, in light of COVID-19, that annual gathering will look a little bit different. With overwhelming support from filmmakers, special guests and a down-for-anything community, Mountainfilm is …Read More »
Arizona ramps up testing in “blitz” designed to test thousands beginning May 2.
The next three Saturdays, several providers will be participating in the Arizona Testing Blitz which anticipates testing 30 – 60K people over the three week period. PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced that the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), in partnership with healthcare partners across the state, are …Read More »
Frustration with federal funding programs outlined by non-profit director
I’m part of a small business, a nonprofit that serves some of the most vulnerable people in our community. Like most small businesses in our community, we’ve been substantially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We are seeing an increase in demand for our support services, and we are working diligently …Read More »
Assessors office now requires appointments for in-person services
GILA COUNTY_ Gila County Assessor, Joe Williams, announced that all In-Person service will be performed by appointment only, starting Monday April 27, and encourages property owners and residents to utilize email, phone or the Gila County website to conduct business with the Gila County Assessor’s Office. “The health and well-being …Read More »
Pinto Valley Mine outlines COVID-19 response planning actions
In a letter to community partners, General Manager Mike Wickersham outlined the steps Pinto Valley Mine is taking to prevent the spread of the virus in their workplace, while supporting employees and optimizing copper production. Here is the full text: Dear Community Partners: At Pinto Valley Mine, we continue to …Read More »
San Carlos reports 0 positive cases. Restrictions to remain through May 1.
The Tribe has set up a curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m, restricted travel in and out of the reservation and stopped the sale of alcoholic beverages on the reservation in an effort to keep members safe. It is noted that the Navajo Nation has 1,321 positives and 45 …Read More »
Answers To Your Coronavirus Questions: NYT
A new guide to understanding coronavirus from the reporters and editors at New York Times covers everything from the timeline of the virus, to why the virus is very different from the 1918 flu. It offers insight into how the virus acts on the body, how to boost your immune …Read More »