Amazon station opening in Chandler to provide hundreds of jobs, Gilbert mask order to expire: News from Phoenix area

Amazon will open a new delivery station in Chandler, according to an Amazon spokesperson. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Amazon will open a new delivery station in Chandler, according to an Amazon spokesperson. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Amazon will open a new delivery station in Chandler, according to an Amazon spokesperson. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest news from the Phoenix area.

Amazon to open delivery station in Chandler, provide 'hundreds' of job opportunities

Amazon will open a new delivery station in Chandler, according to an Amazon spokesperson.

Crews are working on construction at the delivery station, located at 2550 N. Nevada St., Chandler.

Gilbert will let mask order expire, but county’s regulation stays in place



The town of Gilbert’s face mask order will be allowed to expire at 5 p.m. July 19, but residents must still stay covered under Maricopa County’s regulation.

COVID-19: Chandler sees 129 new COVID-19 cases across its ZIP codes, Maricopa County sees increase of 2,380 cases and 61 deaths July 15

Across Chandler's six ZIP codes, there were 4,417 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on July 15, according to data from the state—129 newly reported cases from the previous day. That overall number of cases represents an increase of 23.73% across the city in the past seven days.

Prescribed Health and Beauty opens in Gilbert

Prescribed Health and Beauty opened June 8 at 2680 S. Val Vista Drive, Ste. 140, Gilbert. Dr. Leila King Peterson serves patients of all ages with comprehensive health care, including well-child checks, annual exams and pap smears, diagnosis of illness, care for chronic diseases and cosmetic injections.

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



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The state-run vaccination site at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, which has administered nearly 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, will relocate April 12 to Desert Financial Arena on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. (Courtesy Arizona Department of Health Services)
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Maricopa County residents have received over 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, according to an April 7 update from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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The Chandler USD governing board announced April 7 Frank Narducci would succeed Camille Casteel as the district's superintendent beginning this summer. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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