Rising number of coronavirus hospitalizations explained, voter guides for Gilbert and Chandler: This week's news from Phoenix area

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)

Read the latest Phoenix-area stories from the past week.

COVID-19: See the data behind the rising number of coronavirus hospitalizations across Arizona

The Arizona Department of Health Services has tracked COVID-19 hospitalization data since early April, and in recent days and weeks the number of confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients admitted to a hospital has climbed.

Aldi to open Chandler location in November

A new Aldi location is expected to open in Chandler in November. The location of the discount grocery store will be at 2844 S. Alma School Road.



Gilbert voters guide for August town, primary elections

Here is candidate and voting information for the Aug. 4 town and primary election.

Chandler Education Association president: 'It's incredibly frustrating to feel almost expendable’

Katie Nash is a mother and a daughter, and both roles create worry for her in this moment: Her daughter is at a higher risk of contracting the coronavirus due to underlying health conditions, and Nash's parents live with her. Nash is also a biology teacher at Chandler High School and the president of the Chandler Education Association, and as schools face uncertainties surrounding reopening during the coronavirus pandemic, many educators, including Nash, are concerned about what heading back to brick-and-mortar classrooms will look like.

Voter guide: Meet the 6 candidates running for Chandler City Council in Aug. 4 elect

Get to know the six candidates running for three Chandler City Council seats in the Aug. 4 election.

Alexa D’Angelo and Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.



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Teachers to be among first to get vaccine in Arizona, Ducey says

Gov. Doug Ducey issued three executive orders Dec. 2 to further address the coronavirus pandemic.

The city of Chandler announced in a news release Dec. 2 that the city is requesting proposals from qualified offerers for the redevelopment of a vacant site in downtown Chandler. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Chandler seeking redeveloper for vacant downtown site

The city of Chandler announced in a news release Dec. 2 that the city is requesting proposals from qualified offerers for the redevelopment of a vacant site in downtown Chandler.

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
COVID-19 cases in Gilbert, Chandler rising and more coronavirus news

Read the latest coronavirus news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Fry's Marketplace is the anchor tenant for the Post at Cooley Station development. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Businesses open at Post at Cooley Station in Gilbert and more local news

Read recent business and community news from Chandler and Gilbert.

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Someburros opens location at Chandler's The Steelyard development

Someburros opened a new Chandler location this month.

The Chandler USD governing board met Nov. 18 to discuss virtual learning and COVID-19. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler USD reports 12 active COVID-19 cases on districtwide dashboard; county reports 69 active school outbreaks

Chandler USD reported 12 COVID-19 cases across its campuses Nov. 30, according to data from the district.

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Coronavirus case counts continue to rise across Maricopa County; Chandler sees 182 new cases

Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler.

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
Number of people in ICU units with COVID-19 up more than 400% since end of September

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona

The Kyrene School District is getting a new superintendent. (Courtesy Kyrene School District)
Kyrene School District names new superintendent

Kyrene School District is gettinng a new superintendent.

The Brickyard in downtown Chandler has been approved to extend its premises to its parking area. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Chandler launches program allowing businesses to expand into on-street parking

The program, dubbed On the Street, was created to help businesses that have been faced with capacity restrictions due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

BlackBerry Cafe offers homestyle cooking and a family feel

BlackBerry Cafe owners say they aspire to make the restaurant feel like family to all its customers.

City of Chandler headquarters in downtown Chandler  (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
City launches new way to engage with Chandler services

Chandler has a new way to experience civic engagement.