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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.
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Apr. 2, 2021
Cars wait in line at a COVID-19 testing site in El Mirage
A new website aims to be a one-stop shop for the transportation needs of older adults across the state. The website is especially important now when some seniors need a ride to get a coronavirus vaccine.
Apr. 2, 2021
Syringe
As of this week, more than 2 million Arizonans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. In neighboring Sonora, Mexico, large-scale vaccination hasn’t even started in the capital city. But older adults are set to begin receiving doses next week.
Apr. 1, 2021
The vaccine site at Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Pima County says it’ll continue to enforce its mask mandate, despite Gov. Ducey’s order that ended them on the local level. This comes on the heels of a dustup between Pima County and the state over whether or not the FEMA could set up a federal vaccination site. The Show spoke with Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry.
Apr. 1, 2021
The State Farm Stadium vaccine site in Glendale
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Wednesday that additional workers are being added to meet the high demand at state-run COVID-19 vaccine sites.
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Apr. 1, 2021
Nogales Vaccines
The vaccine effort in Arizona is proceeding apace, with tens of thousands of doses administered daily. But the picture is very different in neighboring Sonora and across Mexico, where the vaccine rollout has been much slower. For border communities like Nogales, that disparity could spell unique challenges.
Mar. 31, 2021
Workers administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Last week, the age requirements for vaccines were dropped to 16 for the Pfizer shot and 18 for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson shots. And the number of volunteers at vaccinations sites decreased. Michaela Barnhart is the volunteer engagement manager with HandsOn Greater Phoenix, and The Show spoke with her for a progress report on volunteer turnout.
Mar. 31, 2021
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More than 2 million Arizonans have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Tuesday. That's nearly 30% of the state's population. The vaccines aren’t approved for children yet, so when you count only Arizona’s adults, the rate jumps to 37%.
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Mar. 30, 2021
A patient's bandage shows the COVID-19 vaccine was administered.
New research finds the states who are limiting who can get the vaccine are getting it into residents' arms more efficiently.
Mar. 30, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global shortage of microchips. To address that, Intel announced it will vastly expand its Arizona-based manufacturing plants, including hiring thousands of new employees. The announcement comes just weeks after a Valley-based microchip manufacturer announced massive layoffs.
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Mar. 28, 2021
The vaccine site at Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Five thousand COVID-19 vaccine appointments are open at State Farm Stadium and Chandler-Gilbert Community College state-run mass vaccination sites due to cancellations throughout the week, the Arizona Department of Health Services said on Twitter on Thursday.
Mar. 18, 2021
A worker prepares to administer a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Starting March 19 and each Friday thereafter, additional vaccine appointments will be made available at all four state COVID-19 vaccination sites for the following week.
Mar. 18, 2021
The vaccine site at Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Nearly one in four Arizonans has now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and more than 1 million Arizonans are fully vaccinated.
Mar. 17, 2021
Harmon Park
Harmon Park, south of downtown Phoenix, is operating as a COVID-19 vaccination site March 17-23. Any Phoenix resident 55 or older qualifies for an appointment.
Mar. 17, 2021
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Teachers in Sonora, Arizona’s neighbor to the south, could get access to coronavirus vaccines. Older residents in rural parts of the state are currently being prioritized for vaccination.
Mar. 16, 2021
A worker administers a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine trials are underway for children between the ages of 6 months and 12 years old. Families can sign up their children as registration opens this week.
Mar. 16, 2021
Syringe
The University of Arizona COVID-19 vaccine site is having success in administering doses to Latino and Hispanic community members, officials announced during their Monday weekly press conference. Of the people that have come to the UA site, 19% have self-identified as Hispanic and Latino.
Mar. 15, 2021

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