Posts by Mary Margaret Sprinkle

Pandemic Preparedness: What to do if you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19!

Pandemic Preparedness: What to do if you think you’ve been exposed to COVID-19!

Labor Day weekend is now just behind us, and with all of the swimming, barbecues, camping and picnics that go...

COVID-19 and Kids: Staying safe in school

COVID-19 and Kids: Staying safe in school

This year, heading back to school looks different for everyone. For those of you who are already back at school...

Mental Health and Social Support

Mental Health and Social Support

The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) has compiled a guide to all of the local artists, musicians, museums,...

Interview with an Expert: Having Awkward Conversations Related to COVID-19

Interview with an Expert: Having Awkward Conversations Related to COVID-19

Dr. Maggie Pitts shares here perspective and expertise on handling awkward or difficult conversations during this time of societal transition.

Interview with an Expert: A Frontline Nurse’s Perspective

Interview with an Expert: A Frontline Nurse’s Perspective

Mel Mason, RN, has worked at Tucson Medical Center for about three years. She has frontline experience working with COVID-19 patients and we invited her to share her experiences and thoughts with us.

Mask Up and Make a Difference: Wearing and Caring for your Face Covering

Wearing a face covering is for the protection of others. Using and caring for your face covering properly, however, is...

Information You Need: Staying Social While Staying Distant

Information You Need: Staying Social While Staying Distant

After months of staying home and physically distancing, feeling restless and missing your usual social activities is understandable. Staying home...

Information You Need: Where are we at with a vaccine?

Information You Need: Where are we at with a vaccine?

As of June, there are over 150 vaccine candidates undergoing research for their ability to prevent COVID-19. However, the timeline for completion...

COVID-19 and Kids: 2020-2021 School Year

On June 29th, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced that the start date for the 2020-2021 school year will be delayed...

Mask Up and Make a Difference: To Buy or to Make – What you Need to Know

Mask Up and Make a Difference: To Buy or to Make – What you Need to Know

We’ve noticed lots of people are diligently wearing face masks and cloth face covering around Arizona now and expecting others...