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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 ]

Governor Ducey announces the University of Arizona to be first state vaccination site in southern Arizona

| Feb 10, 2021 | Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services today announced a partnership with the University of Arizona and the Pima County Health Department to operate a state vaccination site on the university’s mall area on central Tucson campus. “Our state vaccination sites at State Farm Stadium and Phoenix...[ Read More ]

Ducey continues to demand more vaccines, calling on Congress to help

| Feb 3, 2021 | Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey took the next step in Arizona’s persistent efforts to attain more COVID-19 vaccine doses from the federal government today by sending an open letter to the state’s Congressional Delegation.       Ducey addressed the letter to the eleven legislators — seven Democrats and four Republicans —...[ 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 continues to hold COVID-19 case record as its vaccine distribution efforts stagnate

| Jan 25, 2021 | Arizona

Of the 829,500 COVID-19 vaccine doses the federal government has given to Arizona so far, the state has administered 390,623, or 48%. As Arizona slowly recovers from its internationally recognized COVID-19 case surge, it still has the highest caseload in the U.S. On top of this, it has been lagging...[ Read More ]

Governor Ducey Announces $65 Million From CDC For Vaccine Rollout

| Jan 11, 2021 | Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey today announced Arizona is receiving $65,769,416 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support COVID-19 vaccine clinics and strengthen vaccine confidence and community engagement. “We want to get Arizonans vaccinated as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible,” said Governor Ducey. “There’s no time to...[ Read More ]