University of Arizona vaccination site to open 13,650 appointments Friday

University of Arizona vaccination site to open 13,650 appointments Friday
(Source: Live 5 News)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The University of Arizona will open 13,650 first-dose COVID-19 vaccination appointments at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 2. The appointments will be available for the week of April 5-11.

Appointments are required for vaccination. No walk-ins will be accepted.

Arizonans age 16 and older are eligible for vaccination at state COVID-19 vaccination sites, including the one at UArizona. People can register and schedule appointments by visiting podvaccine.azdhs.gov. Those who need assistance can email covidhelp@arizona.edu or call 602-542-1000 or 844-542-8201 for help in both Spanish and English.

Appointment availability will be updated online on a daily basis, based on operational capacity and the number of no-shows. Those who can’t find an open appointment right away should continue to check frequently.

The UA vaccination site, which offers both a drive-thru and sit-down clinic, operates from 10 a.m and 10 p.m seven days a week, but can expand to 24/7 operation when additional vaccine is available. To date, more than 110,000 doses have been administered at the site and on Wednesday, a daily record 4,112 doses were administered.

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