COVID-19 Daily Upate - May 25, 2020

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May 25, 2020



 May 25, 2020


Throughout the COVID-19 public health crisis, the team at Goodman Schwartz Public Affairs has been communicating, in real time, with our clients on all major announcements and circumstances impacting their specific sectors.  We will, of course, continue to rapidly provide such industry specific information, as such circumstances warrant.

As an additional resource for our clients and interested parties, this Arizona COVID-19 Daily Update is intended to provide a broader perspective on the COVID-19 response in Arizona.

Arizona Numbers  UPDATED DAILY

Number of Cases: 16,561 - as compared to 16,339 (5/24)

Number of Deaths: 806 - as compared to 800 (5/24)

Number of Tests: 268,384 - as compared to 260,660 (5/24)

Arizona Department of Health Services - Coronavirus Home

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code

Governor and Government Agency News Releases 


Political Potpourri  UPDATED DAILY
Trump Threatens to Move GOP Convention From North Carolina - Bloomberg
Wealthiest Hospitals Got Billions in Bailout for Struggling Health Providers - New York Times

Arizona News Stories  UPDATED DAILY
Some Flagstaff Religious Services Set to Resume - Arizona Daily Sun
A ‘Bewildering' Experience: Psychologist Offers Advice for Mourning Death of Loved One During Coronavirus - The Arizona Republic
Phoenix Suns Stand to Lose Millions if Forced to Play Next NBA Season in an Empty Arena - The Arizona Republic

National News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

Cuomo Says New York Is Now 'Decidedly In The Reopening Phase’ - National Public Radio

Pandemic Disrupts Illegal Drug Trade - National Public Radio

Administration Leaves Testing Responsibility to States in Report to Congress - The Washington Post

The Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democrats Live - New York Times

Fact check: Face Masks Can Be Unsafe for Children Under 2, But Not for Most Adults - USA Today

While U.S. Struggles to Roll Out Coronavirus Contact Tracing, Germany Has Been Doing it From the Start - The Washington Post

As Passengers Disappeared, Airlines Filled Planes With Cargo - New York Times

Contact Tracing Won't Solve the Coronavirus Crisis, Says This Renowned Epidemiologist—Here's What Will - Newsweek

Michigan Announces Its Lowest Single-Day COVID-19 Death Toll in Two Months - Newsweek

How Summer Could Determine the Pandemic’s Future - POLITICO

Trump Wants Schools to Reopen 'ASAP'—Majority of Americans Think They Will Still Be Unsafe For Months - Newsweek

Memorial Day 2020: Some Americans Take a Holiday From Social Distancing - CNN

Summer Jobs for Teens are Scarce, but a Little Boredom Has its Benefits - The Washington Post


The COVID Tracking Project  

COVID-19 - Receiving IRS Economic Impact Payments - Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 

COVID-19 State Action Center - National Academy for State Health Policy 

COVID-19 Screening Tool - Apple and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

COVID-19 Stimulus Bill:  What It Means For States - National Conference of State Legislatures  

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act:  Summary of Key Health Provisions - Kaiser Family Foundation  

Roadmap to Pandemic Resilience:  Massive Scale Testing, Tracing, and Supported Isolation (TTSI) as the Path to Pandemic Resilience for a Free Society - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University

Gubernatorial Executive Orders Issued to Date

Stay Healthy, Return Smarter, Return Stronger – May 12, 2020 

Reporting By Nursing Care Institutions, Residential Care Institutions, ICF-IIDs And DD Medical Group Homes To Residents And Families Regarding COVID-19 – May 4, 2020  

Building On COVID-19 Success - Resuming Additional  Business Operations for Barbers, Cosmetologists and Dine-in Restaurants – May 4, 2020  

Return Stronger — Amending the Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected Order – April 29, 2020  

Requesting Exemption From Executive Order 2020-10 Elective Surgeries – April 22, 2020 

Expanding Food Options for Commercial Vehicle Drivers - April 15, 2020

Enhanced Surveillance Advisory - April 14, 2020

Increased Telemedicine Access for Workers’ Compensation - April 14, 2020

On the Job Training for Assisted Living Facility Caregivers - April 14, 2020

The “Good Samaritan Order” Protecting Frontline Healthcare Workers Responding to the COVID-19 Outbreak - April 9, 2020

Remote Online Notarization - April 8, 2020

Flexible Food Item &. Sale of Goods at Restaurants - April 8, 2020

Requirements for Individuals Traveling to Arizona - April 8, 2020

Enhanced Surveillance Advisory - April 8, 2020

Protection of Vulnerable Residents at Nursing Care Institutions, Residential Care Institutions, ICF-IIDs and DD Medical Group Homes from COVID-19 - April 8, 2020

Prohibiting Small Business Evictions - April 7, 2020

Expanding Access to Pharmacies - April 2, 2020

Telemedicine for Pets and Animals - April 1, 2020

Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected - March 30, 2020

Continuity of Work - March 26, 2020

Increasing Hospital Capacity for COVID-19 Preparedness - March 26, 2020

Expansion of Telemedicine - March 25, 2020

Postponement of Eviction Actions - March 24, 2020

Enhanced Surveillance Advisory - March 23, 2020

Prohibiting the Closure of Essential Services - March 23, 2020

Ensuring Individuals Whose Employment is Affected by COVID-19 Have Access to Unemployment Insurance - March 20, 2020

Delaying Elective Surgeries to Conserve Personal Protective Equipment Necessary to Test and Treat Patients with COVID-19 - March 19, 2020

Limiting the Operations of Certain Businesses to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 - March 19, 2020

Limiting In-Person Motor Vehicle Division Visits for License Driver Renewals - March 19, 2020

Protective Measures to Protect Against COVID-19 - March 19, 2020

County Government Resources 

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