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The vaccine, case and testing data in this map comes from the Arizona Department of Health Services, and the population estimates come from the U.S. Census Bureau. You can learn more about the outbreak in Arizona at the Department of Health Services' website.

The Arizona county map shows the number of vaccine doses administered for every 100 residents, and you can click on each county for additional vaccine and testing information, including resources for accessing vaccines. PCR and serological tests are included in the test total.

Clicking on the “Deaths” or “Cases” buttons on the right will bring up circles that visualize both the total count as well as the county-level rate. Clicking on the circles will show more detailed information.


After 2 Weeks Of Checkpoints, San Carlos Hopes For Improvements
The local tourism industry is hoping things turn around now that the two-week period of requiring negative tests is over.
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Pima County Health Director Urges Caution As COVID-19 Cases Decline
The downward trend in cases that Arizona is seeing also applies to Pima County.
March 18, 2021
Thousands Of COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Open At State-Run Sites
Five thousand COVID-19 vaccine appointments are open at State Farm Stadium and Chandler-Gilbert Community College state-run mass vaccination sites due to cancellations throughout the week, the Arizona Department of Health Services said on Twitter on Thursday.
March 18, 2021
Arizona Voices Of COVID-19: Len Kirschner
Thousands of Arizonans are now fully vaccinated — including Len Kirschner, a doctor and health care policy expert who celebrated his 85th birthday with a shot in the arm. The Show spoke with him for more about his vaccination story.
March 18, 2021
Navajo Nation To Reopen 2 Casinos, Hold Day Of Prayer For COVID-19 Victims
The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise is planning to reopen two of its casinos this week with reduced capacity. The move comes as the tribe eases its restrictions on businesses and sees a downward swing in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
March 18, 2021
AZ Making Vaccine Appointments Available Each Friday
Starting March 19 and each Friday thereafter, additional vaccine appointments will be made available at all four state COVID-19 vaccination sites for the following week.
March 18, 2021
Phoenix Women Turn To Airbnb, Making Up For Income Lost During Pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic caused people from all walks of life to lose their jobs over the past year, but women departed the workforce at a much higher rate than men. Some of them are using the time at home to their advantage, earning an income through Airbnb hosting.
March 18, 2021
1M Arizonans Are Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Nearly one in four Arizonans has now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and more than 1 million Arizonans are fully vaccinated.
March 17, 2021
A Year Into Pandemic, AZ Nonprofits Have Lost $91M
A year into the pandemic, Arizona nonprofits have lost at least $91 million in revenue. A new survey of organizations in the state shows the devastating economic toll of COVID-19.
March 17, 2021
School Voucher Bill Passes Out Of House Ways And Means Committee
A bill that would make an estimated 600,000 low-income Arizona students eligible for school vouchers passed in the House Ways and Means committee Wednesday with a 6-4 vote along party lines.
March 17, 2021
What Districts Can Learn From Schools That Reopened During The Pandemic
For the schools that did open their classrooms to students even as COVID-19 cases were expanding, there had to be ways to properly and safely conduct onsite testing. The RAND Corporation has released a report on what those districts learned and what schools that are opening now could take from those lessons.
March 17, 2021
Maricopa County Plans Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Events For Adults 55+
Harmon Park, south of downtown Phoenix, is operating as a COVID-19 vaccination site March 17-23. Any Phoenix resident 55 or older qualifies for an appointment.
March 17, 2021
One Year Later: How COVID-19 Changed Phoenix Restaurants
March 19 will mark one year since the pandemic forced The Breadfruit and Rum Bar in downtown Phoenix to close. At the same time, the Chicago Hamburger Company saw sales plummet 65%. Over the past year, KJZZ has been checking in with both restaurants and shares how the pandemic has changed the business owners professionally and personally.
March 17, 2021
Phoenix Reopens Fields, Basketball, Volleyball Courts With Rules
Starting Wednesday, Phoenix will begin reopening city athletic fields and sports complexes more than three months after closing them. With COVID‑19 case numbers dropping and vaccinations rising, Phoenix leaders say it’s safe to reopen park amenities with modifications.
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March 16, 2021
Sonoran Teachers Could Soon Get Vaccine, A Step Toward School Reopening
Teachers in Sonora, Arizona’s neighbor to the south, could get access to coronavirus vaccines. Older residents in rural parts of the state are currently being prioritized for vaccination.
March 16, 2021
Cartwright Schools Welcome Students Back For First Time Since COVID-19
Tuesday was the first day of in-person classes for the Cartwright School District in west Phoenix. It's a moment that students, staff and administrators have been looking forward to since their schools closed down last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 16, 2021
Study Finds Early Risk Factors For Long COVID
As cases of "long COVID" mount, scientists still struggle to come to grips with its prevalence and risk factors. New research offers clues that could help predict which COVID-19 patients will experience the longer-lasting symptoms.
March 16, 2021
AZ Doctor Urges Caution Ahead Of St. Patricks Day
Arizona saw spikes in COVID-19 cases following Memorial Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Now, health experts are urging caution for St. Patrick’s Day and spring break.
March 16, 2021
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Trials For Children Begin
Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine trials are underway for children between the ages of 6 months and 12 years old. Families can sign up their children as registration opens this week.
March 16, 2021
Sonora Now At Low COVID-19 Risk, Though Risk Of Third Wave Remains
A year after the first cases were confirmed in neighboring Sonora, the state is now at low risk for coronavirus spread.
March 15, 2021
Sonora Sets Pandemic Beach Rules For Holy Week
The measures are intended to prevent a feared third wave of the virus, which has already officially claimed nearly 6,000 lives in the state.
March 15, 2021