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.
On Jan. 21, 2020, the CDC confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the U.S. We all know what happened next: our lives radically changed. For residents and staff in long-term care, they endured shutdowns, COVID-19 outbreaks, staffing shortages and loss of life. So what’s life like now for those living and working in nursing homes? We take a look.
Gov. Ducey recently attended the winter meeting of the National Governors Association at the White House. Following the gathering that ended Monday, he took to Fox News on Tuesday and criticized President Biden's top-down federal strategy of handling the pandemic without listening to states.
Phoenix will soon consider offering private landlords $2,000 to rent to very low-income residents. The idea behind housing choice vouchers, commonly called Section 8, is to let people choose a private rental.
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Navigating the constantly changing waters of COVID-19 for schools and school administrators has been a challenge. And it's one that Kevin Mendivil, the superintendent of Tempe Union High School District, has had to tackle.
The extremely contagious omicron variant has driven COVID-19 cases to record highs in Arizona. And it’s sent cases soaring for people experiencing homelessness, who often don’t have the option to isolate. → Get the latest news on COVID-19 in Arizona
The former director of the FDA, and current board member of Pfizer, suggests starting to lift pandemic-related restrictions —` including mask wearing. Dr. Shad Marvasti with the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix disagrees.
Proof of vaccination has become increasingly more important around the world, but some people’s vaccination records may not match the name on their IDs. Through KJZZ's Q&AZ project, a listener asked: Is there a way to update your name on your vaccine records if you get it changed?
The Food and Drug Administration has announced it’s limiting the use of two types of monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19. A third type of monoclonal antibody treatment is still available, but it’s in short supply.
When it comes to the percentage of residents in long-term care who are boosted, the figure is low. Slightly more than 40% have received their third dose. And with the omicron variant spreading like wildfire in long-term care, AARP Arizona is calling on nursing homes to require boosters for staff and residents.
Two years have passed since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Arizona. In a press briefing Wednesday, ASU Biodesign executive director Joshua LaBaer shared lessons learned – and mysteries still unresolved – while ASU virologist Efrem Lim provided an update on omicron.
As the omicron variant continues to drive up case numbers in the state, Maricopa County’s jails are also experiencing a spike that’s exacerbated by a staffing shortage they’ve been experiencing for some time.