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.
Pima County’s board of supervisors voted to rescind its mask mandate, just a day after the CDC issued guidance easing mask recommendations for people vaccinated against COVID-19. From the Fronteras Desk in Tucson, KJZZ’s Michel Marizco reports.
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.
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.
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.
Grocery stores have been open throughout the pandemic, and workers in those stores have been considered essential. The Show spoke with one worker to get a better sense of what it's been like to work in a grocery store during the pandemic.
Arizona’s largest city expects to get two American Rescue Plan payments totaling $416 million. Childcare, rent and utility assistance and small business grants are common themes among some Phoenix council members when it comes to spending federal funds.
Members of racial and ethnic minority groups face a higher risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19, due in part to underlying conditions. New research from the National Center for Health Statistics looks at the prevalence of pre-existing conditions in the U.S. before the pandemic.
President Joe Biden has ratified Mexico’s new ambassador in Washington. The ambassador has served as a public official for decades and many analysts consider him a close ally to Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Last week Mesa Public Schools announced that it will phase out mask wearing in its schools and on buses. The district said it will address the concerns of parents and staff in this process, and if it sees an increase in cases, take action. But this has some parents and teachers in the district concerned.
A year ago, nursing faculty at Northern Arizona University had to hustle to get students clinical placements — a requirement of the nursing program. But COVID-19 had shut everything down. So, the students started working with older adults over the phone to complete the program.
President Joe Biden ends the first 100 days of his presidency next week, a traditional honeymoon period when presidents lay out the first big agenda items of their term. KJZZ reporters bring you a series looking at how decisions in those key points will affect Arizona, starting with the border wall along the U.S.-Mexico boundary.
Though pandemic restrictions remain in place, crossings at Arizona border ports continue to steadily increase. They still remain far below historic averages. Truck crossings, which aren't impacted by the restrictions, are actually up 13% for the first quarter of 2021.