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COVID vaccine in the works

Kaitlyn Cross, Writer

May 20, 2020

Since the coronavirus pandemic has increasingly gotten worse over a short amount of time, many research institutions and clinics, like the Mayo Clinic, are currently at the front lines trying to find a vaccine. “At Mayo, we've developed a comprehensive research portfolio, or what we call a COVID-19 research task force, in order to respond to every area that we need to learn more about this virus. We have...

Pets at risk for coronavirus

Olivia Zeigler, DJ Staff

May 17, 2020

The coronavirus has been affecting millions of people worldwide in the last couple of months. Many states in the U.S. have issued a Stay-At-Home order for their citizens. Because the coronavirus spreads easily through airborne transmission, people are continuing to stay at home for fear of contacting...

Coronavirus Timeline

Customers flood Target, after Duecy's restrictions begin to lift.

Emma Weaver, Writer

May 12, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey is pushing Arizona to reopen, reopening retail stores on May 8 and by May 12 restaurants will open for dining once again but with restrictions. Tables must be 6 feet apart, and servers should be wearing a mask and gloves when working. Yet schools are still closed for the rest of the...

Wet markets across Asia

Olivia Zeigler, staff writer

May 9, 2020

In the last couple of months, the coronavirus pandemic has taken over the world. This virus spreads by close contact with other people that carry the disease. According to CNN, more than 3.16 million people have contracted the virus, and there have been over 220,000 deaths worldwide. Medical professionals...

Gun sales surge during pandemic

Kaitlyn Cross, Writer

May 8, 2020

Guns and ammunition sales are surging as the pandemic continues. According to, their business experienced a 79.2% increase in revenue during the earlier days of the pandemic. Arizona ranked 6th among states with a 1079% increase in sales according to “If you look at geography...

Protesters want to reopen the economy

Emma Weaver, staff writer

May 8, 2020

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase in Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey has decided to extend his stay-at-home order through May 15. He’s allowing retail business to begin reopening with restrictions on Monday, May 4 and intends to allow restaurants to have minimal dining on May 12, if...

Businesses still up and running

Kaitlyn Cross, Writer

May 4, 2020

Despite the fact that many businesses are completely closed, several establishments in Cave Creek have altered the way they do business in order to continue to serve the public.  One example is Wilhelm Automotive, who has adapted new ways to run its business.  “We're offering concierge (pick-u...

Why we are sheltering in place

Kaitlyn Cross, Writer

April 27, 2020

With every U.S. state having issued some type of public health emergency declaration, millions of Americans are sheltering in place. “When the coronavirus first broke out in China, most people assumed that it was going to be a mild disease and it is still for the vast majority of people,” said...

You can be a potential virus spreader and don’t even know it

Emma Weaver, Writer

April 26, 2020

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to rise, patents pile into hospitals, and citizens confine themselves at home. But not every carrier has the same symptoms, some do not have symptoms at all and are spreading COVID without even realizing it. “An asymptomatic is observed but is not...

Police and Firefighters Vulnerable to COVID-19

Office Mattew Weaver gloves and masks up as he gets ready for his day out on patrol.

Emma Weaver, Writer

April 21, 2020

On March 30, Arizona’s Governor Doug Ducey announced that all residents should stay home and only leave when necessary. Many businesses are temporarily closing their doors but officers are still responding to calls, and firefighters still have fires to put out, leaving first responders vulnerable to...

CCUSD Coronavirus updates

April 10, 2020

All information related to the current COVID-19 pandemic from CCUSD, such as resources for learning from home can be found at this website. As of March 30, all Arizona schools have been closed for the remainder of the school year.

Grand Canyon closes

Associated Press

April 2, 2020

The Grand Canyon closed indefinitely to visitors Wednesday, joining other national parks seeking to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said he finally approved the park's request at the recommendation of a local health official who said keeping the park open puts...

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