Coconino County Sees Over 12-Hundred New Positive Cases Of COVID-19 Last Week

Coconino County is seeing its highest number of cases of COVID-19 to date. Health officials say there were over 12-hundred new cases reported last week, which set a new high for caseS in the county by over 200. Of the over 13-thousand cases that have been positive since testing for the virus began, 50-percent of […]

Christ’s Church Of Flagstaff/TestNOW Host COVID Testing Site In Flagstaff

Christ’s Church Of Flagstaff, along with TestNOW, is providing a free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing location in Flagstaff. The location is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Christ’s Church of Flagstaff at 3475 East Soliere Avenue through the end of March. TestNOW will also provide free […]

FUSD Schools To Return To Remote Learning In January, But Maybe Not For Long

Students and staff at Flagstaff Unified School District schools will continue remote learning at the start of the next semester, but the district is working on ways to get students back into the classroom soon. Superintendent Michael Penca told the district’s governing board Tuesday that the district plans to begin its own saliva testing efforts […]

NAU To Increase COVID-19 Testing As In-Person Classes Begin Monday

Northern Arizona University will increase testing for COVID-19 as in-person classes start Monday. NAU President Rita Cheng released a statement Friday, saying the school has partnered with Arizona State University and the state Department of Health Services to test 25-hundred people each week using ASU’s saliva testing. Cheng had a message for students on the […]

Coconino County Health Officials To Conduct COVID-19 Testing In Williams Next Week

Coconino County Health and Human Services and North Country HealthCare, and other community partners, will be offering COVID-19 testing next Thursday in Williams. The testing site will be located in the Williams Elementary and Middle School parking lot at 601 North 7th Street. Testing at the event is free of charge and is provided on […]

Elective Surgeries Restarted At Northern Arizona Healthcare Facilities With Faster Testing At FMC

Northern Arizona Healthcare has restarted elective surgeries with COVID-19 testing turnaround times improving at Flagstaff Medical Center. Officials say NAH’s outpatient orthopedic surgery center started doing elective surgeries on May 13th and last Friday some elective surgeries restarted at FMC. Testing with a quick turnaround is now taking place at both FMC and Verde Valley […]

Coconino County Adds Second COVID-19 Drive-Up Swab Location

The Coconino County Health And Human Services Department has added a second drive-up swab location in Flagstaff to test for COVID-19. The location started collecting specimens today at Coconino Community College’s East Campus at the three-thousand block of North Fourth Street. The first site at Fort Tuthill County Park will remain open. As of Tuesday, […]

A Stratospheric Balloon Is Floating Over Northern Arizona

A “stratospheric balloon” is floating over Northern Arizona this week. The balloon was launched by World View Space from the Page Airport on Tuesday, and has been floating around Page, the Grand Canyon and Flagstaff. According to a recent article in “Forbes” Magazine the “Stratolite” balloon provides an affordable, real time, persistent intelligence from a […]