Tucson parents can choose between in-person and virtual summer camps. In-person camps are taking safety precautions such as social distancing and frequent hand washing. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey recently gave day-camps a go-ahead.
For the month of May, Tucson artist Racheal Rios has been creating face masks out of objects found around her house or collected from the Sonoran Desert. She's used cacti fibers, bike parts and wildflowers for some of the creations.
Arizona State Parks and the Coronado National Forest have been crowded during these last few months of the coronavirus pandemic. If you go hiking, social distance, take lots of water and consider lesser-known trails.
Algunas organizaciones en Tucsón están ayudando a mujeres embarazadas y en postparto durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Aquí hay información sobre parteras, parto en casa, lactancia, pañales, depresión postparto y grupos de apoyo. Read more
TUSD will be offering drive thru school registration on Wednesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 28 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at all schools except Miles Exploratory Learning Center. Read more
Tucson's Little Free Library stewards have used their book boxes to connect people with books during library closures. Another Tucson woman converted her library into a tiny pantry to help neighbors access food. Read more
Summer meal distribution is starting in Tucson, Arizona. Check this list for times and locations for children to get free lunch this summer. Read more
Tucson bike shops have seen an increase in traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Get ideas for bike repair, bike shops, finding a place to ride and staying safe in Arizona. Read more
Adam Lazarus posts poems on his Facebook Page, Poems for Pandemics, every day with topics that range from experiences during the pandemic, to life in general and absurd musings on things like snoring, manatees and the desert heat Read more
Te damos los datos de organizaciones que pueden ayudar a responder preguntas y llenar solicitudes de asistencia. Read more
More than 50 Sunnyside district high school students submitted poems to be judged in the contest which came with a $100 prize and publication on #ThisIsTucson. Read more
During a meeting over video chat Tuesday, May 12, the Tucson Unified governing board unanimously approved the Family Life Curriculum for TUSD students, which includes sex education. Read more
Los CDC recomiendan el uso público de máscaras faciales de tela para ayudar a retrasar la propagación de COVID-19. Encuentra aquí un molde hecho por voluntarios de enfermería de la UA. Read more
With nearly the entire University of Arizona shut down, the student-run pantry remains one of the few places where UA students and staff can get food for free on campus. Read more
Because of coronavirus, University of Arizona seniors can't celebrate graduation together in Tucson. To honor the class of 2020, English department faculty are giving graduates books selected from their own libraries. Read more
Some Tucson, Arizona 2020 summer camp programs are canceled; some are moving forward as planned with new procedures; others have pivoted to become virtual; some have pushed back start times to later in the summer; and some are still undecided. Read more
Summer camp coronavirus changes can still be updated in our 2020 summer camp guide for Tucson parents. Read more
Coronavirus updates in Tucson and Arizona, updated daily with news about stay home guidelines, businesses, restaurants, grocery stores and positive stories we find about the Tucson community during COVID 19. Read more
When Tumamoc Hill opens on Memorial Day with its regular hours — 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. — visitors will be required to wear face masks and keep at least 6 feet of distance from others. Read more
With statewide coronavirus restrictions easing, the Pima County Library plans to re-open branches with limited services. Books and other items have to be reserved online for pickup for the time being. Read more
Alison Levine is a University of Arizona graduate from Phoenix who has climbed Mount Everest and other peaks. Levine is speaking virtually to the class of 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic in Tucson. Read more