Coronavirus


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Los Hispanohablantes De Arizona Pueden Llamar a Esta Línea Directa Para Programar Una Cita Para Vacunarse

La vacuna se ofrece sin costo alguno a todos en Arizona, sin importar si se tiene seguro médico o su estatus migratorio. El condado de Maricopa se ha asociado con la línea directa estatal 2-1-1 para ayudar a los hispanohablantes de Arizona a hacer una cita para la vacuna contra el COVID-19. La línea directa...

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Spanish-Speaking Arizonans Can Call This Hotline To Book Vaccine Appointments

Vaccines are being offered at no cost to everyone in Arizona, regardless of health insurance or immigration status. Maricopa County has partnered with the state’s 2-1-1 hotline to set up assistance for Spanish-speaking Arizonans that need assistance booking an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. The hotline is offered through the Promotores program in partnership with...

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Ducey Lifted the Mask Order, But COVID Researchers and City Leaders Say It’s Too Soon

Although vaccines have shown to be effective against COVID-19 variants, experts say there is still the possibility of becoming infected or carrying the virus over to others. As Arizona cities debate whether to loosen or lift mask mandates, a leading health expert warned Wednesday that wearing masks in public is essential to prevent another wave of COVID-19...

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Lower Income, Latino Neighborhoods Lag on Vaccinations

Nearly 50% of Arizonans with at least one shot are white; just 10% are Hispanic, even though Hispanics comprise 30% of the state’s COVID-19 cases and 29% of nearly 17,000 deaths. A March report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention praised only two states for their efforts in getting vaccines to vulnerable communities....

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Lo que debes hacer si te niegan la vacuna por ser indocumentado

“Las personas tienen que alzar su voz y pelear por sus derechos, porque los tenemos. La vacuna está disponible para todos”, dijo Graciela Araujo.

What to Do if You Get Denied the COVID Vaccine Because You’re Undocumented

“Stay there, and ask for an explanation,” Graciela Araujo said. “People have to speak up and fight for their rights because we do have rights here. The vaccine is available for everyone—for everyone.”

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‘Fourth Wave’: As Mask Mandates Are Lifted, Arizona Health Researchers Urge COVID-19 Caution

Experts described Arizona’s vaccination efforts as a race against the spread of vaccine-resistant variants. Health researchers on Wednesday urged caution despite the state’s lifting of restrictions on businesses and government, echoing a federal warning of a possible fourth wave of COVID-19 if Arizonans become too complacent. Dr. Joshua LaBaer, executive director of the Biodesign Institute...