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Anthem Residents Make Healthcare Workers’ Masks More Comfortable

Anthem Residents Make Healthcare Workers’ Masks More Comfortable

By Karen Goveia — When a local emergency room nurse turned to the AnthemStuff Facebook page for help with a solution for her and her nursing staff’s sore ears from long hours of surgical-mask wearing, the Anthem community responded in a big way. Lindsay Mays had just gotten off a shift with sore ears from […]

Posted in: Health & Wellness, News
The Share Table in Anthem Helps Those in Need

The Share Table in Anthem Helps Those in Need

By Karen Goveia — “Take what you need, leave what you can.” That’s the idea behind a community share table organized by Jen Johansen in Anthem’s Firethorn neighborhood. It started out with a large amount of citrus she received from a friend’s property in the Valley, and being that citrus trees are not allowed in […]

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The Strange Case of the Doctor With No Patients

The Strange Case of the Doctor With No Patients

OVER THE PRICKETT FENCE By Chris Prickett — We’ve all experienced it. We punctually arrive for a doctor appointment, only to wait 45 minutes so the doctor (or maybe just the physician’s assistant) can give us the 5-minute once-over, then it’s off to the next patient.  Sucks, huh? Well, you know what’s worse? You’re about […]

Help for Small Businesses & Independent Contractors

Help for Small Businesses & Independent Contractors

By In&Out Magazine Staff — Expanded financial help from the federal government to ease the coronavirus crunch is now available to small businesses and individual workers. Here is an overview based on documents at the Small Business Administration website (www.sba.gov) and analysis by Heather Maxwell, executive director of the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce. Paycheck […]

Posted in: Business & Finance, News

Resource Guide: Organizations & Venues in the Anthem Area

By In&Out Magazine Staff — Most community events, activities and meetings have been canceled, so for reference, here are many of the local places and organizations that routinely appear in the weekly calendar of In&Out Magazine, so you can inquire as needed about possible cancelations and closures (and… reopenings). Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce: Morning […]

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If You Can Help, or if You Need Help

If You Can Help, or if You Need Help

In&Out Magazine Staff — Local charities expect a lot of need now. If you can help, join us and make a donation. Individuals can donate $400 to either of the following two organizations and get a dollar-for-dollar tax credit from the state, or $800 for a married couple (ask a tax pro for details or […]

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What Are HonorHealth’s COVID-19 Test Protocols?

What Are HonorHealth’s COVID-19 Test Protocols?

HonorHealth is among the facilities providing testing for COVID-19, but people cannot walk in and expect to be tested, nor should anyone who thinks they might have the disease walk in to any healthcare facility, according to HonorHealth and other healthcare experts. Facilities need to know when a potential COVID-19 patient is coming so they […]

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Notes From a Non-essential Worker

OVER THE PRICKETT FENCE By Chris Prickett — I come from a long line of cockroaches, and I’m damn proud of it. Josiah Prickett sailed from England to the New World sometime prior to 1654 and settled on the banks of the Delaware River in South Jersey. And we never left. Wars, floods, and yes, […]

Minimize Exposure, Maximize Humanity

Minimize Exposure, Maximize Humanity

OVER THE PRICKETT FENCE By Chris Prickett — With every crisis comes stories of both great heroism and sheer jackass-ism. While the latter gets most of the press, an occasional “feel good” segment makes the cut. What rarely gets reported is all that stuff in the middle. As I was waiting in the long line […]

How the New Federal Aid Package May Benefit Anthem-Area Businesses

How the New Federal Aid Package May Benefit Anthem-Area Businesses

Editor’s Note: Heather Maxwell, Executive Director of the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce, provided to members today the following overview of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). It is republished here with Maxwell’s permission. I’m happy to bring you good news that relief is on the way. Earlier today, Congress approved […]

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Gov. Ducey Issues Stay-at-Home Order for All Arizonans

Gov. Doug Ducey issued a highly qualified stay-at-home executive order for Arizona that goes into effect tomorrow (Tuesday, March 31) at close-of-business. “Arizonans are directed to limit their time away from home, except to conduct or participate in essential activities,” the order states.  Essential activities include getting necessary supplies for home and family, including groceries, […]

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Anthem’s ACC Extends Facility Closures to at least April 12

Anthem’s ACC Extends Facility Closures to at least April 12

ACC — The Anthem Community Council (ACC) continues to closely follow events associated with the outbreak and spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and recommendations from public health officials. On March 17, the ACC communicated closures that were effective through March 27. Based on the latest data and recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease […]

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