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    Vaccination event 
    Apr 13, 2021 - Out of an abundance of caution, County is following guidance from the CDC and state. 
    Banner-Kino 
    Apr 13, 2021 - Hours of operation will change; site to close in May 
    vaccinations 
    Apr 07, 2021 - Pima County Health Department invites public to join April 8 panel discussion as part of National Public Health Week. 
    COVID-19 testing 
    Apr 05, 2021 - Registration opens April 9 
    File: Vaccination 
    Apr 02, 2021 - Eligibility expansion begins Monday, April 5, at 8 a.m. 
    Drive Through Vaccination 
    Mar 26, 2021 - County recommends public still wear masks, keep distance.  
    Resident gets COVID-19 vaccine at drive-thru clinic 
    Mar 24, 2021 - Starting Thursday, March 25 at 9:00 a.m., Pima County will expand current COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include three major groups based on three criteria 
    File 
    Mar 24, 2021 - If OK'd, vaccinations would improve vaccination rates of Hispanics, African Americans 
    COVID Vaccination 
    Mar 15, 2021 - A letter from the Health Department Director to long term care providers and community partners explains the eligibility expansion. 
    File: restaurant kitchen 
    Mar 11, 2021 - The new groups may begin to make appointments March 12 at 9 a.m.  
     
    Mar 05, 2021 - The latest Public Health Advisory covers updates, changes to recommendations, and more COVID-19 news. 
     
    Mar 05, 2021 - It's getting better, but we can't let our guard down.  
    aerial shot of kino sports complex 
    Mar 05, 2021 - Pima County Health Department has released a new Public Health Advisory, which includes plans to re-open County-owned facilities including parks and the Kino Sports Complex, for organized sports activities starting March 6. 
    Staff answering phones during COVID-19 pandemic 
    Mar 04, 2021 - Starting March 6, Pima County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center will change its operating hours on the weekends. 
     
    Mar 03, 2021 - Banner Health to consolidate vaccinations to Kino Stadium location 
    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.