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  • Find your vaccine: Shots available from schools and stores to churches and community centers

    More than 500,000 people in Pima County have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. But many more can still be vaccinated, especially since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention opened up vaccine eligibility to kids 12 to 15 years old. 

    The County has stood up dozens of walk-up vaccination sites over the last several weeks and is addressing the concerns of folks who are vaccine-hesitant. 


    • Moderna and Pfizer have a two-dose series
    • Johnson and Johnson is one dose
    • Pfizer has now been approved for people 12 and up
    • Moderna and J&J are approved for folks 18 and up
    You are considered fully vaccinated:
    • 2 weeks after the second dose of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines
    • 2 weeks after receiving the J&J vaccine


    These were approved so quickly: There have been no shortcuts in the vaccine-development process. The process has been quicker as a result of strategic efforts to run concurrent trial phases, as well as a commitment to help condense timelines and reduce or eliminate months-long waiting periods during which documents would be prepared or be waiting for review.

    The side effects sound bad: The side effects that people have been experiencing are very similar to other types of vaccines: fever, chills, muscle pain, fatigue, nausea, etc. Those symptoms tend to disappear within a couple of days.

    I already had COVID: Even if you have already had COVID-19, doctors and scientists aren’t sure how long the antibodies will last. Plus, even if you had an easy time with a previous infection that doesn't guarantee that the form of COVID you catch a second time will be as easy to handle. We have plenty of vaccines to go around, so you don’t need to wait. Anyone who wants one can get one.

    I’m healthy: Even if you are a healthy person, getting vaccinated is important. Why? The severity of COVID-19 symptoms varies widely and getting vaccinated can help prevent infection with COVID-19. Plus, unvaccinated folks can unknowingly spread COVID-19 to more at-risk people, like a grandmother in poor health or a child recovering from a serious illness like cancer. 

    Help those around you. Help us all get back to normal. Help save lives.

    high school vax eventDon't believe the myths. These vaccines will not alter your DNA or genetic makeup. They do not contain microchips. You cannot get the virus from the vaccine. They were not developed using fetal cells. Vaccines do not cause autism. 


    Mobile Vaccination Clinics

    The goal of the Pima County mobile clinics is to remove barriers and meet folks where they are. The vaccines are free and you don’t need an appointment. You just need to walk up! Find the list (updated daily) on the County's vaccination webpage.

    FEMA Mobile Vaccination Clinics

    These clinics are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and offer the Moderna (two doses) and Johnson & Johnson (one dose) vaccines.

    May 15-17
    Rillito Race Track
    4502 N. First Ave.

    Curtis Park
    2110 W. Curtis Road

    May 19-21
    Pima Community College East
    8181 E. Irvington Road

    Northwest Service Center
    1010 W. Miracle Mile

    FEMA clinicWe have several more pop-up clinics each day, so keep an eye on pima.gov/covid19vaccine

    Make an Appointment

    If you prefer to make an appointment, you can do that, too. Just choose the location and click the appropriate link on pima.gov/covid19vaccine 

    El Pueblo Center
    101 W. Irvington Road
    4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    Johnson & Johnson
    On site registration
    No appointment necessary

    Kino Event Center
    2805 E. Ajo Way
    9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Make an appointment or register on site

    Tucson Convention Center
    260 S. Church Ave.
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Make an appointment or register on site

    Tucson Medical Center at Morris K. Udall Center
    7200 E. Tanque Verde Road
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Moderna Pfizer
    Make an appointment

    Tucson Mall (in former Justice store, second floor, northwest corner of mall)
    4500 N. Oracle Road
    11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Johnson & Johnson
    On-site registration
    No appointment necessary

    State POD-University of Arizona
    Indoors: Gittings, 1737 E. University Blvd.
    UofA pod10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Make an appointment or register on site

    CareMore Health
    4750 S. Landing Way
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    On-site registration
    No appointment necessary


    Various days/hours
    Johnson & Johnson
    Search for availability:
    AZ Department of Health

    Make appointment at the VA


    We understand that some situations can make it difficult to get your vaccination. Here are some common problems and possible solutions:

    PROBLEM: I need a ride.
    SOLUTION: You can get a FREE ride to a clinic through Uber. Just give them a call at 1-855-632-0557.

    PROBLEM: I don’t have access to the internet.
    SOLUTION: Call 520-222-0119, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    As of now, an email address is required to register online. Register for the Arizona Health Department vaccination center at the University of Arizona by calling 1-844-542-8201.

    PROBLEM: I can’t leave the house.
    SOLUTION: Request an at-home vaccination. 

    PROBLEM: I lost my vaccine card!
    SOLUTION: Don’t panic! Contact your vaccinator (TMC, Banner, state of Arizona, pharmacy, etc.) for a replacement. If they can't help, send an email to HEOCVaccineRecords@pima.gov that includes your name and phone number. We'll contact you for verification and get it handled.
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