Contact Tracing in SCC

By Aisha Sander July 30, 2020 Contact tracing is one of the most important components of the public health response to COVID-19. For decades before the current crisis, tracers were tracking exposures during the HIV epidemic, for sexually transmitted diseases (STD’s) and for other highly contagious diseases such as tuberculosis (TB). One of the most […]

SCCFRA Planning to Host County Fair

By Marion Vendituoli July 30, 2020 The Santa Cruz County Fair and Rodeo Association (SCCFRA) Board has announced that plans are underway for the 105th annual Santa Cruz County Fair to take place this September. In a statement to the PRT, Harry Dotson, President, SCCFRA, wrote, “The SCCFRA Board of Directors is committed to conducting a […]

Testing Blitz in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County (SCC) was awarded $1,547,702 from a CDC grant to Arizona that was retroactively effective as of July 1, 2020.  As a result, residents will have the opportunity to test, free of charge at one of three locations beginning Saturday, July 25th.  The SCC Health Department is encouraging everyone be tested. Blitz Details […]

Fall Festival Cancelled

Statement released by Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) “It is with deep regret that after continued conversation with the Town of Patagonia and the Sky Island Tourism Association, we have come to a collaborative decision to cancel the 2020 Patagonia Fall Festival, originally scheduled for October 10 & 11, 2020 at the Patagonia […]