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March 13, 2020 - Volume 5, No. 5

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Don’t panic: Keep informed about coronavirus

The outbreak of the coronavirus has generated plenty of questions, concerns and rapidly changing news -- not all of it accurate.

Whether you are searching for details about testing, prevention or the local response, Pima County has the latest official information available on various platforms to help you separate fact from fiction. No matter how the news evolves, your starting point remains unchanged: Pima County’s page on COVID-19.



Some do’s and don’ts when finding stray pets

Maybe you’re in your yard or in a parking lot or on a street, and a stray dog or cat walks up to you.

What do you do next? The answer depends on a couple of factors, says our director of Animal Services at Pima Animal Care Center.


Law books

Court Night set for March 31

Arizona Superior Court in Pima County and the Pima County Bar Association will offer free presentations on legal issues and the legal system at "Court Night," set for March 31 at the Abrams Public Health Building, 3950 S. Country Club Road.

Two sessions will be offered, one from 4 to 5:15 p.m. and a  repeating one from 5:30-6:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.


pickleball courts

Did you spot the difference?

We've got the answers to this issue’s Spot the Difference challenge. This one features the pickleball courts at Kino Sports Complex.

Be sure to like or follow our Pima County Facebook and Instagram pages and be on the lookout for a new set of pictures to inspect.

Most photos will feature three differences with varying levels of difficulty. The next set of photos will be posted to Facebook and Instagram March 25 and announced in our March 27 issue of PCFYI. Happy hunting!


green geek

Got questions? Ask our Green Geek.

Are there any soaps you should stay away from during this coronavirus outbreak? How exactly does one recycle an ancient computer? And what are the environmental implications of using Amazon Prime?

Pima County FYI has a monthly column featuring questions and answers on all things green. Our own Green Geek gets assistance on answering your questions from the sustainability experts in Pima County's Office of Sustainability and Conservation. Send your questions to And look for the column the second Friday of each month.



Explore Read-Alongs with Pima County Public Library

Ready for a read-along? The Library has a digital collection of thousands of ebooks and audiobooks in a variety of genres for all ages. And with the new children’s Read-Alongs from OverDrive, kids and adults can access their favorite books or discover new ones simply by browsing (more than 300 to choose from!) and downloading.



Pima County FAQs

Have you received a junk phone call that looks like it’s coming from Pima County government? And do you need to know who to contact if you have questions about the coronavirus?

Because it’s not every day that you need those kinds of questions answered, we’ve created this new section to highlight some of the most frequently asked questions received by our Pima County operator.

Do you have a question on a government office? E-mail us and we’ll include it in a future set of FAQs.


Next Issue: Friday, March 27