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The state health department is pausing its use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration.
Apr. 13, 2021
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Earlier this year, anytime Arizona’s health department opened registration for COVID-19 vaccine appointments, tens of thousands of slots would be booked within minutes. That’s changed.
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Apr. 12, 2021
Desert Financial Arena ASU
The state-run vaccination site at Arizona’s State University’s Desert Financial Arena opens Monday on the Tempe campus. This site was previously at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, but has moved to the indoor facility as temperatures rise.
Apr. 12, 2021
Alan AP Powell
The HeroZona and Equality Health Foundations have worked on pop-up vaccine distribution sites in underserved areas of the Valley. Now they’ve launched a permanent vaccine site at South Mountain Community College in south Phoenix.
Apr. 10, 2021
Dr. Cara Christ
State health director Dr. Cara Christ is weighing in on so-called vaccine passports — documented proof of vaccination that could be required by businesses and governments.
Apr. 9, 2021
Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff
The latest state-run COVID-19 vaccination site is coming to Northern Arizona University on April 19.
Apr. 9, 2021
Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich
The governor of Sonora, Arizona’s neighbor to the south, is asking that medical professionals be prioritized in Mexico’s vaccine rollout. On Friday, Mexico's president declined to say that such a plan had been rejected but did say such workers would have to wait for their vaccines.
Apr. 9, 2021
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Mexico’s president said he’ll soon take his coronavirus vaccine dose publicly to aid the current effort to inoculate older people. The announcement comes shortly after a new daily administered dose record of roughly 530,000 was set.
Apr. 9, 2021
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Through KJZZ's Q&AZ reporting project, several listeners have asked how homebound seniors can get the coronavirus vaccine. In Arizona, efforts are underway to make that happen.
Apr. 9, 2021
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Pharmacy chains like Walgreens and CVS have been vaccinating long-term care residents and staff since December. Now, that program is coming to an end.
Apr. 8, 2021
Phoenix Municipal
The state-run vaccination site at Phoenix Municipal Stadium will relocate on April 12 to Desert Financial Arena on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. Since the the Phoenix Municipal Stadium site opened in February, it has administered 171,202 doses.
Apr. 8, 2021
A worker administers a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Two weeks ago, Arizona was averaging about 500 COVID-19 infections per day, according to Biodesign Institute data. The average is now about 630 per day.
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Apr. 7, 2021
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Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday that the state will partner with disability organizations to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to people with disabilities, their family and caregivers starting this weekend.
Apr. 6, 2021
The vaccine site at Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Arizona’s state health department opened eligibility to all adults at its vaccination sites in March, but not every county has a state-run vaccine site. So some counties had still been limiting eligibility by age or occupation. Now, all counties are offering shots to all adults.
Apr. 6, 2021
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The University of Arizona in Tucson has announced it will open up new COVID-19 vaccine appointments every day based on cancellations and capacity, officials said during their Tuesday media briefing.
Apr. 6, 2021
Almost half of the U.S. population vaccinated with at least one dose, compared to only 7% of Mexico’s population. And there are reasons and implications of the disparity.
Apr. 5, 2021
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A new state-run COVID-19 vaccination site is opening later this month in the north Valley, Gov. Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services announced Monday. It's part of the state’s effort to transition away from outdoor sites as the weather warms up.
Apr. 5, 2021
Mesa Public Schools vaccine event
Older adults who want to age in their own home sometimes require additional support — they may need meals delivered or a ride to a doctor’s appointment. The coronavirus pandemic imposed many more hurdles on this population, especially when it came to vaccine access.
Apr. 5, 2021
Mexico's First Vaccine
Medical personnel in Mexico are demanding the government keep its promise to prioritize coronavirus vaccinations for health care workers. Hundreds of doctors, most of them from the private sector, are protesting in Mexico City and preparing lawsuits, as they try to get vaccinated.
Apr. 2, 2021
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Arizona’s largest mass vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale will relocate to Gila River Arena later this month as the state health department looks for a solution to keep workers and volunteers cool in hot weather.
Q&AZ: What You Need To Know About Getting The Coronavirus Vaccine
Apr. 2, 2021

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