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The number of Arizonans getting vaccinated continues to grow, but the rate has leveled off. To learn more about steps the state is taking to regain momentum, The Show spoke with Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Apr. 30, 2021
Joshua LaBaer
For weeks, COVID-19 cases in Arizona have held steady at 600-700 per day, as slackening vaccination rates contend with the dominant — and more infectious — U.K. variant. But some experts see signs of hope on the horizon.
Apr. 28, 2021
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During the pandemic, we have seen more people ending up on the streets. That has only added to the number of people experiencing homelessness who need to be vaccinated here. Nonprofit Circle the City has partnered with Maricopa County to help get thousands of them protected.
Apr. 28, 2021
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If you need a COVID-19 vaccine you’ll no longer need an appointment at state-run sites. Arizona’s health department says it has plenty of supply for walk-ins.
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Apr. 27, 2021
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Well over 400,000 doses have been administered in the state, though that's far behind the 4.9 million in neighboring Arizona.
Apr. 26, 2021
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With demand for COVID-19 vaccines slowing down, the University of Arizona will put more focus on vaccination efforts for underserved and rural communities.
Apr. 26, 2021
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The Arizona Department of Health Services has advised health care providers to resume use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after an 11-day pause following a safety review.
Apr. 25, 2021
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As more and more people get vaccinated against COVID-19, seniors have been able to get out of their houses safely for the first time in over a year. The University of Arizona’s Dr. Shad Marvasti suggests that vaccinated seniors not only can, but should get out and travel.
Apr. 25, 2021
According to data analysis from the Council of the Americas, only about 2.6% of the Mexican population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. And many experts consider that the slow progress of vaccinations in Mexico represent a failure of the government’s strategy to face the pandemic.
Apr. 22, 2021
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COVID-19 vaccinations began Thursday at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The events facility is the newest mass vaccination site from Arizona’s Department of Health Services. But it opens as demand for vaccines in Arizona is slowing.
Apr. 22, 2021
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A plan to establish a large federally supported mass vaccination site in metro Tucson is being shelved. Officials said Pima County is pivoting to ask the agency for mobile sites capable of providing about 300 shots daily to reach populations that could use help getting vaccinated.
Apr. 22, 2021
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Arizona’s daily COVID-19 case counts are still low compared to the state's winter peak. But a more transmissible strain continues to spread in Arizona and younger people may now be more at risk.
Q&AZ: What You Need To Know About Getting The Vaccine
Apr. 21, 2021
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Mexico’s president publicly received a coronavirus vaccine Tuesday, in part to encourage other older Mexicans to get their shots. Mexico, like much of the world, is vaccinating its population much more slowly than the United States and other rich countries, which account for the vast majority of doses given so far.
Apr. 20, 2021
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More than half of U.S. adults have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. But the rate is lower among Arizonans. And Arizona is slipping in nationwide rankings of state vaccination rates.
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Apr. 20, 2021
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The University of Arizona announced it will be moving its COVID-19 vaccine operations indoors at the end of the month, officials said during a Monday press conference.
Apr. 19, 2021
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Arizona recently poured $1.2 million into a pilot program designed to increase vaccinations in one low-income, Hispanic ZIP code. The state awarded a no-bid contract to Mario Diaz, a former campaign consultant for Gov. Doug Ducey, and $1.2 million later, the 85009 ZIP code is still at the bottom of the list.
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Apr. 19, 2021
A patient's bandage shows the COVID-19 vaccine was administered.
With at least a quarter of Arizona residents fully vaccinated and over a third with one shot, state-run vaccination sites will begin taking walk-ins. Dr. Cara Christ, Arizona Department of Health Services director, says two sites have already begun doing this as demand for the vaccine slows.
Apr. 19, 2021
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Former state health director Will Humble says Arizona made the right choice to suspend the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. But Humble is concerned about the possible public health impact if the Johnson & Johnson vaccine were to be kept on hold long-term.
Apr. 19, 2021
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As of Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s statistics show that over 50% of adults in America have gotten at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine. However, the University of Arizona’s Dr. Shad Marvasti says it’s important to remember that it’s still possible to get COVID-19, even after vaccination.
Apr. 18, 2021
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Mexico is set to start vaccinating several million education workers. Teacher vaccinations in Sonora are slated to begin May 5, while the first round begins on April 20.
Apr. 16, 2021

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