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Hygiene kits delivered to Maricopa, Arizona

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July 6, 2020 – Known cases of COVID-19 in Arizona passed 100,000 on Monday, July 6, 2020. The first case of COVID-19 in Arizona was identified in Maricopa County in late January, and Maricopa County currently has the highest number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state of Arizona with almost 65,000. Hygiene plays an... 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Davis Perkins

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Davis Perkins has volunteered with Heart to Heart International for disaster responses to Hurricane Irma in Florida, the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, the earthquake in Nepal, and Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. In April, he added New York City to his list as he traveled to help relieve hospital staffing shortages during the peak of the... 

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Navajo Nation COVID-19 response

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Hand washing remains one of the top recommendations for preventing COVID-19 infections, but maintaining good hand-washing hygiene is difficult if you don’t have running water. An estimated 30-40% of residents of the Navajo Nation do not have running water, and the pandemic has hit the Navajo Nation, which covers a 25,000-square-mile swath of the Four Corners... 

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Fighting COVID-19 in Haiti

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Thousands of workers crowd into a open air markets across Haiti. Illnesses spread rapidly in these packed markets. To help combat the spread of COVID-19, Heart to Heart International – Haiti is using Community Health Workers to train vendors in these markets on risk mitigation and infection prevention techniques. These health workers are being deployed... 

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Supporting Childcare Facilities during COVID-19

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As many childcare facilities are remaining open to care for essential workers’ children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published guidelines for maintaining health and safety of the children and workers in those facilities. The guidelines include recommendations to check children’s temperature upon arrival as well as constant sanitation of hands and surfaces.... 

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