As schools in Pima County and across Arizona move forward with plans for hybrid learning, monitoring COVID-19 cases becomes vital.
In Pima County, health officials are working with school districts to keep track of cases. So far, Pima County schools have avoided any large outbreaks, Pima County Health Department Director Dr. Theresa Cullen told Arizona 360.
This week, schools in Pinal County and the Phoenix area closed due to COVID-19 concerns. Statewide, average daily coronavirus case numbers have increased in recent weeks, according to the Associated Press.
Meanwhile, voices for and against education funding initiative Proposition 208 continue working to sway voters as early voting in Arizona is underway. The measure, also known as the Invest in Education Act, has both passionate proponents and opponents.