Health Alert:   COVID-19 Transmission Level:   HIGH   More information
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    Feb 24, 2021 - The doses of the Moderna vaccine will be used as part of the County’s efforts to increase vaccination rates in marginalized and high risk communities through their mobile vaccination site program. 
    Drive-thru vaccine site with sign reading Pfizer dose #2 
    Feb 18, 2021 - As vaccine providers in Pima County await vaccine deliveries, more appointments are set to be postponed at County supported sites. 
    COVID Vaccine 
    Feb 17, 2021 - Weather-related shipping issues could temporarily postpone 2,800 appointments. 
    COVID Vaccine 
    Feb 16, 2021 - Pre-registration for COVID-19 vaccination appointments will expand at County-supported sites to people over 65 beginning at 9 a.m. on Feb. 18.  
     
    Feb 12, 2021 - First dose shots to be curtailed to ensure all 2nd shots given.  
    UA Walk-up Vaccination Clinic 
    Feb 10, 2021 - The state Department of Emergency and Military Affairs will be expanding a County vaccination site at the University of Arizona, increasing vaccine delivery capacity in the County and in Southern Arizona. 
    COVID-19 Vaccination 
    Feb 04, 2021 - The Pima County Health Department today announced that it will expand the 1B priority COVID-19 vaccination group to people over 70 years old.  
    COVID Testing 
    Jan 27, 2021 - A Pima County-based study of a potentially promising COVID-19 screening method appears as a featured entry in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, a prestigious national medical journal published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  
     
    Jan 14, 2021 - Banner-UMC Cancer Center also starting 1B Jan. 15 
     
    Jan 14, 2021 - Banner also operating vaccination center at UMC Cancer Center.  
    Vaccine 
    Dec 23, 2020 - In a single week, about 6,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered to residents of Pima County through Wednesday. 
     
    Dec 21, 2020 - December COVID-positive numbers greater than all other months combined.  
     
    Dec 18, 2020 - Pfizer allocation reduced for next week. 
    Night life 
    Dec 16, 2020 - Infection rates are soaring in Pima County. 
     
    Dec 16, 2020 - The outbreak will not affect department's ability to protect the public health.  
    Health care worker giving shot 
    Dec 14, 2020 - Health care workers and residents in long-term care facilities among first eligible recipients 
     
    Dec 11, 2020 - Health Department, Hospitals and Emergency Services agencies need your help.  
     
    Dec 07, 2020 - Recommendations will be updated and shared as new information becomes available.  
    COVID Testing 
    Dec 04, 2020 - With widespread transmission COVID-19 across Arizona, the Health Department announced Friday expanded free COVID-19 testing at several locations. 
    Board of Supervisors 
    Dec 04, 2020 - Actions at emergency meeting include mask mandate, emergency health advisory. 
    File: downtown Tucson 
    Nov 24, 2020 - Residents countywide should stay home between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily through Dec. 31 due to substantial community spread of COVID-19. 
    cars lining up for drive-thru covid-19 testing 
    Nov 13, 2020 - Pima County Health Department, Pima Community College (PCC) and Arizona State University (ASU) are opening three new COVID-19 testing sites over the next few weeks.