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Pharmacies already play a key role in delivering vaccinations to nursing homes. Now, a wider partnership between state and federal governments, plus 283 pharmacies statewide, will provide additional inoculations for drugstores to give COVID-19 vaccines to the general public.
Feb. 12, 2021
Mesa Public Schools vaccine event
Glendale Union High School District, Higley Unified School District, Gilbert Public Schools, and Queen Creek Unified School District will host vaccine events this weekend. The events are for any child care workers or school staff who work within that geographic area.
Feb. 11, 2021
On Monday, anyone 65 and up will be able to get a shot at the county’s POD sites or dozens of Valley pharmacy locations. The county says adults in that age group can start booking those appointments now.
Feb. 11, 2021
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Arizona's health department will launch another mass vaccination site next week on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson. It will be the first state-run COVID-19 vaccine site in Pima County.
Feb. 10, 2021
Mexico's Health Secretary Hugo López-Gatell
A top Mexican health official says that second doses can still be effective up to 35 days after the first.
Feb. 9, 2021
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As the pandemic has continued, context has come into clearer focus with elements including how many tests were conducted and what the positivity rate has been. But there’s a need to know more as part of understanding the entire process. The Show spoke with Garrett Archer from KNXV-TV for about this.
Feb. 9, 2021
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The Biden administration begins shipping COVID-19 vaccines to pharmacies nationwide this week, with Arizona outlets expecting 20,000 doses.
Feb. 7, 2021
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The Better Business Bureau is warning people who receive COVID-19 inoculations about posting photos of their vaccination cards online. The card, given to people after receiving their first of two shots, is used as proof when they return for their second inoculation.
Feb. 7, 2021
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In Pima County, a misunderstanding between its health department and the state Department of Health Services has led to confusion over whether the county wanted a state-run vaccine point of distribution site — similar to what the Valley has at State Farm Stadium.
Feb. 5, 2021
Phoenix Municipal
The Arizona Department of Health Services opened 21,000 more appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations Wednesday morning, but they were all gone in less than an hour. While some still struggled to lock down an available slot, the process seemed much smoother than past launches.
Feb. 3, 2021
A worker prepares to administer a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Arizona Department of Health Services is opening up registration for an additional 21,000 appointment slots for COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday at 9 a.m. The appointments will be available at Phoenix Municipal Stadium from Feb. 5 through 18.
Q&AZ: What You Need To Know About Getting The Coronavirus Vaccine
Feb. 2, 2021
Workers administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Arizona now has several mass vaccination sites giving coronavirus shots to thousands of people per day. But keeping those sites running requires volunteers. And Arizona’s National Guard says more help is needed.
Feb. 2, 2021
A worker prepares to administer a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
A new mass vaccination site at Phoenix Municipal Stadium opened Monday. It’s offering COVID-19 vaccines to health care workers, teachers, adults 65 and older, and others in 1A and 1B priority groups. But the site is already completely booked through the end of this month.
Feb. 1, 2021
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The makers of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine are expected to apply for emergency use of the shot this week.
Jan. 31, 2021

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