COCHISE COUNTY — With COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations on the rise in the county, questions arise as to how to celebrate the holidays during the pandemic’s continuing wake.

“We are in a surge,” said Dr. Alicia Thompson, Director of Cochise County Health & Social Services. “So, it’s not like we’ll have another surge, we are still in a surge. Our case numbers continue to go up in Cochise County.”