COVID-19 Daily Update - May 5, 2020

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May 5, 2020



 May 5, 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.

By the Numbers  UPDATED DAILY

Number of Cases: 9,305 - as compared to 8,919 (5/4)

Number of Deaths: 395 - as compared to 362 (5/4)

Number of Tests: 88,260 - as compared to 85,253 (5/4)

Governor and Government Agency News Releases

Arizona News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

Republic, Other Media File Lawsuit to Reveal Which Arizona Nursing Homes Have Deadly COVID-19 Outbreaks - The Arizona Republic

Trump in Arizona: Mask-less Trump Steps Out, Heads to Honeywell - The Arizona Republic

Trump Coming to Phoenix to Tout Honeywell's Response to COVID-19 - The Arizona Republic

Ducey to Require Greater Reporting on COVID-19 Cases to Nursing Home Residents, Their Guardians - The Arizona Republic

Ducey OKs Re-opening for Salons, Barbers, Dine-in Restaurants - AzMirror

Ducey: Haircuts to be Allowed in Arizona Friday, Restaurant Dining Resumes Monday - The Arizona Republic

Tucson Officials Planning for Worst, Hoping for Best with Budget as Pandemic Takes Financial Toll - Arizona Daily Star

Pima Community College Offers Webinars to Help Students Cope with Anxiety During Pandemic - Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Restaurants Can Reopen for Dine-in Service on May 11. Here's What to Expect - The Arizona Republic

Mohave County Health Officials Order 3 ‘Non-compliant' COVID-19 Patients to Self-isolate - The Arizona Republic

National News Stories  UPDATED DAILY

Infection Rates Show the Threat Is Not Fading - New York Times

Antibody That Blocks Coronavirus From Infecting Cells Discovered by Scientists - Newsweek

Trump Cheers on Governors Even as They Ignore White House Coronavirus Guidelines in Race to Reopen - The Washington Post

Fauci Says Calls for His Dismissal are ‘Part of the Game' - CNN

Many Vaccine Skeptics Plan to Refuse a COVID-19 Vaccine, Study Suggests - US News & World Report


The COVID Tracking Project  

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  

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

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  NEW

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

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 

Apache County

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Coconino County

Gila County

Graham County

Greenlee County

La Paz County

Maricopa County

Mohave County

Navajo County

Pima County

Pinal County

Santa Cruz County

Yavapai County

Yuma County

Prepared by the team at Goodman Schwartz Public Affairs
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