Centers for Disease Control

University of Arizona

98 people in 22 states have become ill due to an E coli outbreak caused by lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona region.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports this strain of E coli has had a higher-than-usual hospitalization rate…

Blood Drives Canceled in Yuma County Over Zika Concerns

Mar 17, 2016
United Blood Services

Two blood drives have now been canceled in Yuma County due to Zika concerns - the first in San Luis last month and another scheduled at Arizona Western College next week. This is leading to donation shortages of certain blood types in southwestern Arizona.