According to a letter sent to students, vaccines are strongly encouraged, and the university asks students upload their vaccine documents using the Campus Health system to help administrators track its progress towards immunity.
According to the statement, department secretary Lloyd Austin plans to work with medical professionals and Joint Chiefs of Staff to determine how and when military personnel will be required to take the vaccine.
When a child gets COVID-19 and another common illness it can land them in the ER. A local doctor explains what happens in their bodies. He also gives advice if you aren't sure if you should send your child with a minor illness to school.
Governments and businesses are scrambling to change course following new federal guidance calling for the return of mask wearing in virus hot spots amid a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations nationwide.
“We have so much more information about COVID-19 now than when we first learned about this disease,” Gov. Ducey said. “Today, thanks to the miracle of modern science, we have something we didn’t have last year: a vaccine.”
The more contagious delta variant now likely has a stronger presence in Arizona, White said at a media briefing. “They are tired from this,” White said. “We do not need to see another large spike within our communities when we have this tool available.”
New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics are adding new fuel to the debate on masking in schools. Local health officials and school leaders fear the controversy over masks could get in the way of doing what’s best for students.
Three of the Democratic state lawmakers who fled Texas to stymie a Republican-backed effort to impose broad new voting restrictions have tested positive for COVID-19 and are quarantined, the Texas House’s Democratic Caucus director said Saturday.