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Bill Helm
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“We started planning this a week ago when people said they were a bit skittish,” Carrie McCarter, the center’s treasurer, said about closing the center because of restrictions connected to the coronavirus. “When (the lunch crowd) dropped off to six or seven, we know the handwriting was on the wall.”

By Bill Helm April 1, 2020
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As of Monday afternoon, Verde Valley Medical Center has collected 54 specimens to be tested for the coronavirus, Marketing Specialist Karlee Weiler stated Wednesday in an email.

By Bill Helm March 31, 2020
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Whether by bloodmobile or in a permanent structure, Vitalant is scheduling as many blood drives as it can, said Sue Thew, public and media relations for Vitalant.

By Bill Helm March 31, 2020
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How will Arizona high school seniors graduate?
State Board of Education to consider minimum course of study and competency requirements

Verde Valley’s school superintendents will likely meet over the next few days to discuss Monday’s announcement by Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman that the state’s schools will remain closed through the end of the school year.

By Bill Helm March 30, 2020
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Monday, Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced that the state’s schools will remain closed through the end of the school year.

By Bill Helm March 30, 2020
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When social distancing and other coronavirus-related restrictions were first implemented, Anna Kunze of Distant Drums RV Resort noticed a “large increase of people canceling” their reservations.

By Bill Helm March 28, 2020
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At least through April, the Town of Camp Verde will hold council meetings by remote participation only.

By Bill Helm March 28, 2020
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Of Yavapai County’s 65 school board elections in November, 22 are to fill seats in the Verde Valley.

By Bill Helm March 28, 2020
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Due to the coronavirus pandemic and imposed cautions and restrictions, the Yavapai County Education Foundation Board agreed Wednesday to cancel this year’s Teacher of the Year Banquet.

By Bill Helm March 28, 2020
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Cottonwood-Oak Creek distributed 2,930 meals to the district’s children the week of March 23.

By Bill Helm March 28, 2020

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