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Local resources include emotional well-being, stress management, crisis hotlines and more

Local resources include emotional well-being, stress management, crisis hotlines and more.

May 5, 2020
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The council also passed a motion to designate an application agent and alternate agent for the purpose of obtaining financial assistance pertaining to disaster relief.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News May 5, 2020
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The meeting will also be streamed on Coconino County’s YouTube channel and broadcast on NAU-TV.

May 5, 2020
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Coconino County collected 287 COVID-19 specimens May 2.

May 5, 2020
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Amazon has spent years honing the business of packing, shipping and delivering millions of products to doorsteps around the world. Now it has a captive audience.

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and ALEXANDRA OLSON, Associated Press May 1, 2020
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WICKENBURG, Ariz. (AP) — Warnings by the police and the state health department that she was violating Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's stay-at-home mandate to stem the spread of the coronavirus didn't stop Horseshoe Cafe owner Debbie Thompson from serving breakfast Friday morning.

By TERRY TANG and MATT YORK, Associated Press May 1, 2020
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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. health officials say coronavirus infections are beginning a renewed surge across the Navajo Nation and bordering areas that may peak in mid-May — a sign that the worst has yet to come in one of the nation's hardest-hit rural areas.

By MORGAN LEE, Associated Press April 30, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday extended his stay-at-home order through May 15 but said he will allow some nonessential retail businesses to reopen with health precautions.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER and BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press April 30, 2020
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Not your average fire season: Forest officials attempt to get ahead of virus
Williams residents within urban interface now under fire restrictions

While most fire officials spend March and April gearing up for fire season, this year, the U.S. Forest Service is having to take a slightly different approach.

By Loretta McKenney April 28, 2020
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Williams Alcohol Anonymous group is still meeting — using social distancing guidelines and monitoring attendance and the group remains available to anyone who has had a drinking problem.

By Loretta McKenney April 28, 2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a $484 billion bill Friday to aid employers and hospitals under stress from the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 50,000 Americans and devastated broad swaths of the economy.

By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM and KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press April 24, 2020
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Arizona to provide nearly 600,000 children with pandemic school meal replacement benefits
Eligible families will receive $69 for March, $126 in April, and $120 in May, for each child.

Eligible families will receive $69 for March, $126 in April, and $120 in May, for each child.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 22, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. – The Williams Food Pantry and More has had a few extra helping hands lately.

By Loretta McKenney April 21, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Two samples of COVID-19 were collected in Williams and three in Tusayan last week after testing sites were temporarily set up in Williams and the Grand Canyon.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 21, 2020
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Larsen assists clients in crisis or crime situations helping them research options to make informed decisions to help them move through their adversity.

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As Tusayan residents continue to face the crisis, the council is working to provide residents with a sense of security.

By By Lo Frisby, Williams-Grand Canyon News April 21, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Grand Canyon Brewery and Distillery, a Williams-based producer of spirits and beer, is hoping a strategic shift to hand sanitizer production in response to the coronavirus will not only help medical and service providers, but keep their own business afloat during this economic downturn.

By Wendy Howell April 21, 2020
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On March 16, the tribe suspended all tourism through April 14 and last week a decision was made to extend that closure through May 14.

By Loretta McKenney April 21, 2020
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MESA, Ariz. - Mesa business owner Savannah Sanders said it felt like getting “a bomb dropped on you”: Shortly after being approved for a loan to keep her business afloat, the bank said the federal loan program was out of money.

By CHRISTOPHER SCRAGG, Cronkite News April 20, 2020
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GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A high school in Gallup, New Mexico, will reopen its gym as a 60-bed alternative care facility to help hospitals treat an increasing number of coronavirus patients, a federal engineering agency said.

By Associated Press April 20, 2020
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The Navajo Nation has been hit harder by the coronavirus than any other Native American tribe.

By Associated Press April 19, 2020
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All of Arizona's 15 counties have reported at least one COVID-19 case.

By Associated Press April 19, 2020
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Five Navajo Nation police employees had tested positive for COVID-19 by April 14, including four officers, the department said.

By Associated Press April 15, 2020
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — While farmers markets are popular within most communities during normal times, the option of fresh produce and other goods may be even more appealing to community members now that the state has implemented social distancing and other guidelines.

By Loretta McKenney April 14, 2020
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“The stress is obviously hard for people, it probably hits our intensive care teams the most,” said Derek Feuquay, chief medical officer for Flagstaff Medical Center.

By Wendy Howell April 14, 2020
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Hackers and scammers are ramping up efforts to steal money and personal information.

By Wendy Howell April 14, 2020
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Coconino County is consistently providing information and tools which can help mitigate the impacts of the pandemic for business owners and employees.

April 14, 2020
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COVID-19 test site coming to Williams and Grand Canyon
Test site available April 17 in Williams, April 16 at Grand Canyon

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Although Coconino County has not publicly confirmed any COVID-19 cases in Williams, the new Arizona Department of Health Services dashboard reveals one to five people have been diagnosed with the virus in the 86046 zip code.

By Wendy Howell April 14, 2020
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Not a day goes by when the negative impact of the coronavirus on the travel and hospitality business isn’t on full display in Williams.

By Wendy Howell April 14, 2020
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There have been 21 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the Coconino County as of April 13.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 14, 2020

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