VIDEO: Governor Ducey, ADHS Director Dr. Christ Join Southern Arizona Medical Leaders To Share COVID-19 Updates

News Release

March 17, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ and health care leaders in Southern Arizona today held a briefing to share updates on COVID-19. Earlier today, Governor Ducey and Dr. Cara Christ held roundtable discussions with hospital Chief Medical Officers and other medical professionals in Phoenix and Tucson to discuss what they are seeing on the ground as it relates to COVID-19.

Additionally, the Arizona Department of Health Services issued new guidance related to dining establishments, child care providers, nursing homes, and additional social distancing measures. The guidance, which reflects recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recommends canceling or postponing gatherings of 10 or more people. For more information, click HERE.

Watch the full briefing HERE. The Governor was joined by Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ, Tucson Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Rick Anderson and Banner - University Medical Center Tucson Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gordon Carr. 

For daily Arizona updates on COVID-19, click HERE.