COVID-19 Daily Upate - May 31, 2020

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May 31, 2020



 May 31, 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: 19,936 - as compared to 19,255 (5/30)

Number of Deaths: 906 - as compared to 903 (5/30)

Number of Tests: 318,573 - as compared to 307,715 (5/30)

Arizona Department of Health Services - Coronavirus Home

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code

Governor and Government Agency News Releases 


Arizona  Department of Health Service Guidance 

Guidance for Organized Youth Activities 

Guidance for Casinos

Guidance for Theaters
Guidance for Shopping Malls 
Guidance for Places of Worship
Guidance for Spas, Massage Therapists and Personal Services
Guidance for Retail
Guidance for Pools
Guidance for Gyms and Fitness Providers
Guidance for Restaurants Providing Dine-In Services
Guidance for Barbers and Cosmetologists

Political Potpourri  UPDATED DAILY
OPINION: Inmates Trapped as Epidemic Hits Eloy Detention Center - Arizona Daily Star
OPINION: COVID-19 Will Threaten Arizona Pensions, Long After We've Found a Vaccine. Here's Why - The Arizona Republic
Coronavirus Testing: Should I Go for it Even if I Have No Symptoms? - National Public Radio 
Zoom's New, Stronger Encryption and Security Will Protect Paying Clients Not Free Accounts - Newsweek

Arizona News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

National News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

How Minneapolis Protesters Contend with COVID-19 - Time

Social Distancing Strictures Fall Away as Crowds Gather to Party and Protest - The Washington Post

Massive Protests Raise Fears of New Virus Outbreaks - US News & World Report

McConnell and Pelosi's Next Battle: How to Help the 40 Million Unemployed - POLITICO 

Researchers Warn COVID-19 Could Cause Debilitating Long-Term Illness in Some Patients - The Washington Post 

Coronavirus Was Already Spreading in U.S. in January - United Press International

Growing Data Show Blacks and Latinos Bear the Brunt of COVID-19 - National Public Radio

'Immunity Passports' Could Do More Harm Than Good - National Public Radio

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors Eye Consumer Discretionary Stocks as U.S. Reopens - Reuters

Millions of Paper Tax Returns Go Unopened at Short-Staffed IRS - POLITICO 

Justice Department Says Maine's 2-Week Quarantine Rule Discriminates Against Tourists - National Public Radio

New York Budget Crisis Takes de Blasio Back to the ’70s - POLITICO

International News Stories  UPDATED DAILY
People More Important than the Economy, Pope Says About COVID Crisis - Reuters 
European Union Leaders Urge U.S. to Remain in WHO - National Public Radio
France Eases Some Pandemic Restrictions and Will Reopen Restaurants, Bars and Parks - National Public Radio
Saudi Arabia Reopens Mosques with Strict Regulations for Worshippers - Reuters 
Latin America Becomes Epicenter of Coronavirus Pandemic - United Press International
India's Modi Urges Citizens to Stay Alert to Virus as Lockdown Eases - Reuters


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

Ensuring Statewide Access to Care for COVID-19 Arizona Surge Line - May 28, 2020 

Assisting Arizona Families with Child Care - May 28, 2020  

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

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