Officials at Northern Arizona Healthcare, the largest hospital system in the region, are reporting a surge in COVID-19 cases. But they say they’re not near crisis levels and have enough staff to handle increase. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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A masked Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Arizona where the state leads the nation in the rate of new coronavirus cases.  


Officials on the Tonto National Forest say they’ll close the forest beginning Thursday because of ongoing extreme fire danger.

The Town of Eagar in the White Mountains won’t cancel its Fourth of July parade this weekend and several other events. It comes as Arizona sees record numbers of new coronavirus cases and the White Mountain Apache Tribe has banned visitors to the reservation. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Governor Doug Ducey has issued an executive order prohibiting large gathering as Arizona experiences a surge in new coronavirus cases.