Stories tagged: "Arizona Department of Health Services"


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Where to Find the Hundreds of Heat Relief Stations Hidden Throughout the Valley

Local organizations have created a number of free resources available for cooling off and staying hydrated.

A member of medical staff holds a phial of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine jab at Guy's Hospital at the start of the largest ever immunisation programme in the UK's history on December 8, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Victoria Jones - Pool / Getty Images)
Health Officials Encourage Vaccinations As Delta Variant of COVID-19 Spreads in Maricopa County

A more contagious variant of COVID-19 is spreading in Maricopa County, with at least one outbreak identified in a long-term care facility.

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Children 12 and Older in Arizona Can Now Get Vaccinated. Here’s What to Know.

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to anyone 12 and older at a number of pharmacies and at any of Arizona's state-run vaccination sites.

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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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Phoenix Transit, Postal Workers Are Getting Vaccinated This Weekend as Pandemic Passes One Year Mark

It’s been one year since the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic, and essential workers are finally getting vaccinated.

Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19, a worker restocks products at a grocery store in Dallas, Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
‘Getting Sick Every Day’: Arizona Grocery Store Workers Want to Know When They Will Be Vaccinated

Food service workers were deemed essential during the early stages of the pandemic, but most are still not prioritized for vaccination.

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Arizona Seniors Struggle With Registering for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Arizona’s seniors reported being overwhelmed by the state’s websites and struggling to make an appointment online. On a recent weekday morning, Liz Northcott, 78, logged onto her home computer, went to Arizona’s COVID-19 vaccination registration site, and tried her best to make an appointment. Two frustrating hours later, she found a phone number to call...