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More than 1 million Arizonans now fully vaccinated against COVID-19

| Mar 16, 2021 | Arizona

More than 1 million Arizonans ‒ approximately one in seven residents ‒ are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services announced today. Arizona is making plans to continue the momentum as temperatures heat up and in anticipation of increased vaccine supply and...[ Read More ]

Arizona passes 2 million mark for COVID-19 vaccine doses administered

| Mar 5, 2021 | Arizona

Arizona has administered its 2 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine as the state and local partners work to get the currently limited supply into arms as quickly as possible, including highly targeted efforts in underserved areas. As of this morning, 2,016,512 doses had been administered to 1,312,951 individuals, including 711,074...[ Read More ]

ADHS making $100 million immediately available to counties to support COVID-19 testing

| Feb 19, 2021 | Arizona

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) is coordinating with local health departments to immediately allocate an initial $100 million in federal funding intended for staffing, laboratory testing, informatics, disease surveillance, and other activities critical to combating COVID-19. Arizona received $418,951,131 as part of the $19 billion allocated to jurisdictions...[ Read More ]

Second state-run COVID-19 vaccination site launches at Phoenix Municipal Stadium

| Feb 1, 2021 | Arizona

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and partners today launched a second COVID-19 vaccination site at Arizona State University’s (ASU) Phoenix Municipal Stadium, building on a state model that has vaccinated more than 100,000 people since Jan. 11 at State Farm Stadium. “We have drastically ramped up COVID-19 vaccination...[ Read More ]

Arizona State Public Health Laboratory Confirms One Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Maricopa County

| Mar 4, 2020 | Arizona

Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) confirmed a presumptive positive case of COVID-19, bringing the total COVID-19 case count in Arizona to two, with both cases in Maricopa County. The case, a man in his 20s, is not hospitalized and is...[ Read More ]

Arizona Department of Health Services Applauds Special Session on Opioids

| Jan 26, 2018 | Arizona

PHOENIX – The just-completed Arizona legislative special session to address the opioid crisis has succeeded in giving the Arizona Department of Health Services and other public health stakeholders important new tools to combat this problem. “We began this week by coming together and recognizing the need to address the Opioid Epidemic,”...[ Read More ]

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