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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 ]

Ducey takes steps to speed up vaccine administration

| Jan 26, 2021 | Arizona

In hopes of accelerating Arizona’s sluggish vaccine distribution, Gov. Doug Ducey has released an advisory directing the state’s vaccine providers to track the vaccines they administer and allow for the transfer of vaccines between facilities.  “The COVID-19 vaccination is our best shot at returning to life as it should be,”...[ Read More ]

Q&A: AZPHA's Will Humble says the U.S. needs a meritocratic approach to vaccine administration

| Jan 25, 2021 | Arizona

If Arizona wants more vaccines from the federal government, it will need to prove that it is capable of adequately administering them, says Will Humble, the executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association. Humble spoke about this “meritocracy” approach to vaccine allocation as well as Arizona’s administration difficulties, the...[ Read More ]

Governor Ducey Shares Latest On COVID-19

| Dec 17, 2020 | Arizona

PHOENIX⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey today toured the vaccine distribution site at the Arizona State Fairgrounds and announced ten Arizona health care frontline workers who will be among the first Arizonans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.     After the tour, the Governor also announced the state is distributing $15 million...[ Read More ]