COVID Vaccine


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Here’s What Concerts Will Look Like in Arizona as Venues Carefully Reopen

“We’re going to make the music-going experience even better, so we’ve just got to hold on.”  Slade Echeverria and Danny Stravers hadn’t played music on stage for more than a year.  Echeverria and Stravers sing and play guitar for Anarbor, a veteran Arizona alternative rock outfit formed in Phoenix in 2003. While venues across Arizona...

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Laboring To Remain Healthy: COVID-19 Takes Toll on Arizona Farmworkers

More than 7,200 Arizona agricultural workers have tested positive for COVID-19. The workers swing their machetes, chopping vegetables under the heat of a midmorning sun. When the migrant workers take a moment to wipe the sweat from their masked faces, they can see the wall along the Mexican border, not a half-mile distant. But before long,...

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A Vaccinated Arizona Lawmaker Got COVID, But Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Skip the Vaccine

Out of the nearly 2.3 million people Arizonans fully vaccinated, less than .05% have been diagnosed with COVID. Arizona Rep. Alma Hernández announced last week that she had been diagnosed with COVID-19.  While that isn’t surprising more than a year into the pandemic, Hernandez’s case is notable because she’s already received both doses of the...

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Arizonans No Longer Need Appointments To Get Vaccinated At State-Run Sites

Demand for vaccination appointments has declined, as 40% of the state’s population had received at least one dose of the vaccine.

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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...