COVID-19 Updates

Supervisor Clint Hickman

COVID-19 Updates

Dear Friends:

The Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected order has been extended through May 15th and you can learn more details here.  While we all do our part to stay healthy let us not forget we are in this together. Be sure to look up in the skies tomorrow, Friday, May 1st beginning at 3:10 p.m. to see Luke Air Force flyover honor and salute all those on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. Continue to stay healthy and stay informed by getting your information from trusted sources. 

Luke flyover route

Prioritizing Personal Protective Equipment

Maricopa County Public Health identified long-term care facilities such as nursing homes and hospice as being at a greater risk for the spread of COVID-19 therefore, we have placed the highest priority of distribution of PPE to these facilities.  As of April 23rd, Maricopa County has distributed:

  • 65,800 N95 Respirators
  • 149,450 Surgical Masks
  • 29,813 Face Shields
  • 82,025 Surgical Gowns
  • 180,618 Gloves

You can learn more about donating or requesting PPE here.

AARP has a list of 6 questions to ask if you have a loved one in a long-term care facility. 

Maricopa County Press Conferences

Maricopa County's Joint Information Center continues to host weekly virtual press conferences.  Below is a list of the most recent press conferences:

Arizona Testing Blitz

Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), is partnering with healthcare partners across the state and joining forces to launch the Arizona Testing Blitz with the goal of increasing COVID-19 testing statewide beginning this Saturday, May 2nd.  You can find locations and dates here

COVID-19 Testing Options

With more COVID-19 testing options available, residents need to be aware of how testing options vary and what information they do and do not provide. The two main types of tests currently available answer two different questions and you can learn more here.   

A PCR test is used to determine if someone is currently infected with COVID-19

Diagnostic Testing


A serology test is used to determine if someone has been infected with COVID-19 recently or in the past  

Antibody Testing

Curbside Pickup at Maricopa County Libraries

Maricopa County Library District has come up with new and innovative ways to meet the changing needs of its communities - curbside pickup service will now be available at the majority of its libraries - learn more. 

Library P/U

Fill Out Your Census

Responding to your 2020 Census has never been more more important.  Your Census survey responses help determine funding for critical public services like healthcare, libraries, education, and transportation.  Respond to the Census online, by phone, or by mail:  Get started

Census: Fill Out Online


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