TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The latest on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Arizona.
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NEWS FROM FRIDAY, FEB. 26
The week before I took office, 6 million COVID-19 vaccine shots were administered.— President Biden (@POTUS) February 26, 2021
This coming week, our Administration will likely administer over 12 million shots.
That’s double the pace in just six weeks.
Have you received your first COVID-19 vaccine dose? Don’t forget to get your second! The Moderna vaccine requires a second dose 28 days after the first, and the Pfizer shot requires a second dose 21 days later for full protection. More Info: https://t.co/ymdvSJnYYt / 928-679-7300 pic.twitter.com/N7AxFcagYO— Coconino County (@CoconinoCounty) February 26, 2021
NEWS FROM THURSDAY, FEB. 25
Pinal County vaccine teams listed on the Pinal County Public Health websites did receive Moderna #COVID vaccine shipments that had been delayed in storms. Please check the Pinal COVID vaccine location website for any locations that are not fully booked. https://t.co/DPpnvUhSiV pic.twitter.com/3nuzk3GxLO— Pinal County Public Health Services District (@pinalhealth) February 25, 2021
Looking for local stats on vaccine distribution? Our #COVID19 data dashboard was updated yesterday with the latest information for Maricopa County. 44% of residents aged 65-74 and 61% of residents age 75+ have now been vaccinated. Learn more at https://t.co/pwXyD5ImZ8 pic.twitter.com/9Yq0XYC715— Maricopa County (@maricopacounty) February 25, 2021
It's important for everyone to use all the tools available to help stop this pandemic as we learn more about how #COVID19 vaccines work in real-world conditions. Continue to wear a mask and stay at least 6 feet away from others. Learn more: https://t.co/RKbTXHOOoZ. pic.twitter.com/3tTpA7XGFv— CDC (@CDCgov) February 25, 2021
More than 633,000 Maricopa County adult residents have been vaccinated with at least one dose of #COVID19 vaccine. This represents an increase of 100,000 people vaccinated since last week, and includes nearly 260,000 residents who have received two doses of vaccine. pic.twitter.com/XIslhA4dPd— Maricopa County (@maricopacounty) February 25, 2021
None of the COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for use in the US use the live virus that causes COVID-19. You may have symptoms like a fever, this is normal & a sign that your immune system is learning how to recognize and fight the virus. Learn More: https://t.co/qLbC95ddud pic.twitter.com/E8a8zaWOIK— Coconino County (@CoconinoCounty) February 25, 2021
TONIGHT: Dr. Anthony Fauci answers coronavirus vaccine questions as part of “A Shot of Hope,” a CBSN special about the status of COVID-19 vaccine distribution, the struggle of returning to work and school, and trust issues in how it's all being addressed https://t.co/eLnRwzfyqq pic.twitter.com/JpgZLzTppy— CBS News (@CBSNews) February 25, 2021
NEWS FROM WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24
TCC VACCINE POD INFO: Tomorrow, 2/25, we are by appointment only and the schedule is packed! Please come no more than 15 minutes early for your appointment. There is no need to come earlier than that. Coming super early means you wait longer and it takes up more of your time. pic.twitter.com/40KCHv5gW3— City of Tucson (@cityoftucson) February 25, 2021
Here are a few tips in order to mask in the most efficient way:— Coconino County (@CoconinoCounty) February 24, 2021
✔️ Use a cloth mask that has multiple layers of fabric
✔️ Wear one disposable mask underneath a cloth mask
✔️ The outer mask should push down the edges of the inner mask against your face pic.twitter.com/K9B8JJG6C2
A big THANK YOU to our @uarizona partners! The University provided the County with 1,000 additional COVID-19 vaccine doses. The doses will be used to increase vaccination rates in marginalized and high risk communities: https://t.co/iechfhLLJ0 pic.twitter.com/1ibnQ24KzL— Pima County Health (@pchd) February 24, 2021
We are grateful for #AZ faith leaders and their continued partnership as we work to protect our communities and slow the spread of #COVID19. Find more info on vaccine sites near you at https://t.co/ZlfPphYb2B. pic.twitter.com/pD3XiqNwXY— Arizona Governor's Office of Youth, Faith & Family (@AZGOYFF) February 24, 2021
“I’m delighted to receive the second dose of the vaccine, to show our communities of faith that the vaccine is safe & encourage those to receive their shot once they are able.” - Dr. Benjamin Thomas, Senior Pastor, Tanner AME Chapel. Find vaccine info at https://t.co/TuuRlRhgnJ. pic.twitter.com/KATgQ8jqwz— Arizona Governor's Office of Youth, Faith & Family (@AZGOYFF) February 24, 2021
Please understand that the Moderna vaccine allocated to the Florence site is a county allocation.— Pinal County Public Health Services District (@pinalhealth) February 24, 2021
Therefore you MUST live or work in Pinal County to schedule an appointment at the Florence Library location.
NEWS FROM TUESDAY, FEB. 23
The Navajo Nation has surpassed its goal of administering 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines by the end of February, a figure that represents over half of its residents. Our work to increase supply, increase places to get vaccinated, and increase vaccinators is making a difference.— White House COVID-19 Response Team (@WHCOVIDResponse) February 24, 2021
Community orgs: You play an important role in teaching your community about #COVID19 vaccines.— CDC (@CDCgov) February 23, 2021
CDC's new toolkit has the tools you need to educate community members about COVID-19 vaccines and address their questions and concerns.
See it here: https://t.co/2rF0CHZcR6. pic.twitter.com/8XsZwkmod3
#COVID19 vaccines currently authorized for use in the US do not use the live virus that causes COVID-19. Having symptoms like fever after you get a #vaccine is normal and a sign your immune system is learning to fight the virus. Learn more: https://t.co/4v4dsZPIa7— Office of the U.S. Surgeon General (@Surgeon_General) February 23, 2021
Arizona has administered more than 1.5 million doses to date. Appreciate today’s update from White House #COVID19 Coordinator @JeffZients on vaccine distribution and when Arizona can expect to receive more doses from the federal government. @NatlGovsAssoc pic.twitter.com/g16DMw9qdG— Doug Ducey (@dougducey) February 23, 2021
✨ATTENTION FREDONIA RESIDENTS✨— Coconino County (@CoconinoCounty) February 23, 2021
COVID-19 vaccines are available by appt only on Monday, March 1. Call (928) 645-5113 by Friday, Feb 26 at 12 p.m. to schedule! Eligible populations are those in Phase 1a and 1b. More info on eligibility can be found here: https://t.co/sun5NpzMq0 pic.twitter.com/STUgVAQUUv
NEWS FROM MONDAY, FEB. 22
New & updated #COVID19 videos are now available in American Sign Language (#ASL) on CDC’s YouTube channel. The videos cover topics like masks, hand washing, planning outings and visits, and back to school planning. Watch the videos here: https://t.co/ToKRSVyLHJ. pic.twitter.com/IVvVksYqlf— CDC (@CDCgov) February 22, 2021
Safety is a top priority while federal partners work to make COVID-19 vaccines available. Safety is considered before any vaccine is recommended for use. Learn more about how CDC and its partners are ensuring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines: https://t.co/kTsw7SuGx0 pic.twitter.com/n7V7LRsmtD— Coconino County (@CoconinoCounty) February 22, 2021
Today, Gov. @dougducey & AHCCCS are making it easier for Medicaid members to get the COVID-19 vaccine! AHCCCS will cover the costs for transportation to, from, & during drive-through vaccine appointments, a first-in-the-nation initiative.— AHCCCS (@AHCCCSgov) February 22, 2021
Press Release: https://t.co/QgFStlfnqR pic.twitter.com/4jOuDiJENI