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July 2, 2020

Anthony Nelson

A Q&A with the County’s temperature-taking chief

Anthony Nelson just joined the Human Resources staff on Feb. 24, but he’s made a huge impact in a short time. The HR compliance investigator was asked to coordinate the County’s extensive wellness check program shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

We caught up with Nelson for a brief Q&A as the downtown wellness checks began transitioning on July 1 out of lobbies and to the department level.


ECAP members

County named a Top 25 Employee Campaign Leader

Officials from the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona presented members of the County's ECAP committee with the Top 25 Employee Campaign Leader Award.

Employees Care About Pima County (ECAP) is the County's annual giving program benefiting almost 200 agencies throughout Pima County.


tech skills

Keep your tech skills current during the pandemic

The Pima County Information Technology Department (ITD) training team has deployed their new live online technology training format due to the pandemic social distancing restrictions.

Visit the ITD Community page where you have access to a class calendar, training content and the opportunity to register for class offerings via the County Learning Management System.


dental patient

Healthy Happenings: Wellness webinars, annual enrollment changes on tap

Wellness webinars allow you to stay fit, learn good nutrition habits, relieve stress AND earn some Healthy Lifestyle Activity Points.

Also learn about the County's new dental plan changes and other important updates about your medical and pharmacy benefits.


May 1987 Scoop

What’s The Scoop?

Who remembers when The Chuck Huckelberry Loop was known as the Rillito Linear Park? Back in the day, the portion of the path between Oracle Road and First Avenue had just been completed.

We wrote about it in the May 1987 issue of The Scoop, the predecessor of today’s eScoop employee newsletter. We’ll profile a different front page is each issue of our current eScoop.


tire pressure

Reduce unhealthy emissions while driving

Some County employees still use transit, carpool, bike or walk for their work commutes, but others may be driving alone during these unusual COVID-19 times. Fortunately, there are effective ways drivers can reduce vehicle emissions.

You can improve air quality and save some money on fuel and vehicle maintenance expenses by employing any of the techniques listed below. The more you can do, the more you can save.



Records training postponed, but review some of these topics

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Management of Information and Records (MIR) has postponed the annual records training until 2021.

This month, Eric Flohr, Records Division Manager, reviews some topics originally scheduled for this year’s presentation.