Federal health officials certify Arizona health lab to test for coronavirus
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Federal health officials on Friday certified the Arizona State Public Health Laboratory to begin testing for the coronavirus. This means Arizona no longer needs to send a majority of samples out of state for testing and speed up the diagnosis of infected patients. [RELATED: How to avoid the coronavirus myths] A spokesman for the Arizona Department of Health Services could not immediately confirm how many testing kits are...KPHO Phoenix Health & Fitness
Phoenix sports bar settles lawsuit after asking veteran with service dog to leave
A sports bar in Phoenix accused of violating the Arizonans with Disabilities Act when it denied service to a man who had a service animal has settled with the state Attorney General's Office, it was announced Friday. The Attorney General's Office had filed the lawsuit back in October, alleging that O’Brien’s Sports Bar violated the act when its employees told Bill Larson that his service dog, Whopper, was not allowed in the bar and that he would...KPNX-TV Phoenix News
Stores out of hand sanitizers? Here's how to make it yourself!
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Fears over coronavirus are causing a bit of a run on some cleaning products like hand sanitizers and wipes. CVS and Walgreens on Friday said some stores were seeing shortages hand sanitizers and face masks. The good news is you don’t have to buy hand sanitizers. You can make it yourself for a fraction of the cost. Same with cleaning wipes. It’s super simple and the ingredients are readily available at any drug or grocery...KPHO Phoenix Health & Fitness
Former Hamilton High School football player pleads guilty in hazing assault
A student charged in connection to a hazing case at Hamilton High School in Chandler pleaded guilty Friday morning. Nathaniel Thomas pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and was sentenced to 6 months on probation. He was also ordered to pay up to $5,000 in restitution. Thomas was charged with 9 counts including aggravated assault, sexual assault, kidnapping and child molestation in connection to a hazing incident involving high school football...KPNX-TV Phoenix News