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Late last month, the Arizona Department of Health Services resumed use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine following a safety review. For providers in rural parts of the state, it was good news. They were able to continue vaccinating homebound seniors.
May. 7, 2021
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More than half of Arizona adults have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. But the average number of shots administered each day in our state continues to fall.
May. 6, 2021
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India leads the world in new coronavirus cases, with hundreds of thousands of infections per day and a staggering death toll. The Navajo Nation recently sent 1,200 cloth masks to India.
May. 5, 2021
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has arrived in Pima County with two mobile vaccination units. This comes after plans for a large vaccination site in Tucson were shelved in favor of the mobile units.
May. 4, 2021
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The University of Arizona expects its COVID-19 vaccination site will be decommissioned by the summer as more people become vaccinated and demand decreases, officials announced Monday.
May. 3, 2021
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Nearly 3 million people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine here. More than 40% of Arizonans have been vaccinated. But when you look more closely at those numbers, disparities become clear.
May. 3, 2021
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The executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association estimates that the state is about 700,000 fully vaccinated people away from reaching a possible herd immunity.
May. 3, 2021
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Nearly 3 million Arizonans have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. And more than a quarter of them got their shots at a state-run mass vaccination site. But it will soon be easier to get the vaccine from your doctor in Arizona.
Apr. 30, 2021
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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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