ARIZONA NEWS

April 28, 2022| Arizona's latest COVID-19 numbers further point to the success of the vaccines with a decrease in new cases. Learn More

April 18, 2022 | In December 2020, the first Arizonans received their vaccines against COVID-19. Just nine months after virus took hold of Learn More

April 9, 2022 | A lapse in federal funding means some health care providers in Arizona are trying to figure out how to Learn More

March 30, 2022 | Pima County vaccination sites have started offering a second COVID-19 booster shot for immunocompromised individuals and people 50 and Learn More

March 30, 2022 | The Food and Drug Administration has now authorized another booster dose of the m-RNA COVID-19 vaccines for people over Learn More

March 27, 2022 | PHOENIX -- A little more than six months after Arizona passed 1 million reported cases of COVID-19, the state Learn More

March 24, 2022 | The U.S. developed, tested and rolled out a COVID-19 vaccine in just over a year, and by March 2021 Learn More

March 17, 2022 | Federal funding to help those who are uninsured get COVID testing, vaccines and treatments will start to run out Learn More

March 11, 2022 | Arizona flu cases are down sharply for the second year in a row, a decline that health experts are Learn More

March 3, 2022 | COVID-19 booster shots made an enormous difference in keeping Arizonans safe from hospitalization or death during the worst of Learn More

February 25, 2022 | More than 5 million people in Arizona have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the Arizona Learn More

February 21, 2022 | One person, one community, one mission. That's the focus of Equality Health Foundation President Tomas Leon and other stakeholders Learn More

February 10, 2022 | The COVID-19 vaccine is not approved for children younger than 5 yet, but one Valley pediatric practice is already Learn More

January 25, 2022 | The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a new program designed to encourage and help America’s miners to get Learn More

January 25, 2022 |COVID-19 case numbers have spiked in Arizona and around the U.S. due to the highly contagious Omicron variant. But there’s Learn More

January 24, 2022 | As the state continues to endure record levels of new COVID-19 infections driven by the Omicron variant, University of Learn More

January 24, 2022 | The largest network of hospitals in Arizona is struggling to staff its facilities as the Omicron variant has driven Learn More

January 21, 2022 | It was a brisk morning in Tempe. Nahmir Collier-Hack, 26, stepped out of his white Acura and walked through Learn More

January 19, 2022 | When you test positive for COVID-19, you expect the quarantine period and maybe some symptoms. Learn More

January 10, 2022 | As the omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to surge following the holidays and amid a return to work or Learn More

"January 8, 2022 | Inmates in the custody of the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry can not get booster shots if Learn More

January 6, 2022 | The Arizona Dept. of Health Services has expanded eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots for anyone ages 12 or older, Learn More

January 2, 2022 | Just under 24,000 ASU employees have provided proof of compliance with ASU's employee COVID-19 vaccine mandate with its Jan. Learn More

December 30, 2021 | The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is 92% effective at preventing COVID-19 in children between the ages of 12 and 17, according Learn More

December 28, 2021 | Arizona is expected to begin receiving shipments of Pfizer's new pill for COVID-19 symptoms this week, though in extremely Learn More

December 21, 2021 | The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) is urging Arizonans to get their COVID-19 booster dose as soon as Learn More

December 20, 2021 | As we head into one of the busiest holiday weeks of the season, COVID-19 is straining resources at Arizona Learn More

December 14, 2021 | The first shipment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, the first vaccine to get approval for emergency use from the Learn More

December 7, 2021 | We are seeing a sharp increase in the number of COVID cases being reported here in our state with Learn More

"December 2, 2021 | “You have your vaccine card?” asked Krystal Pope to her father, Bruce. “Here it is right here,” said Bruce Learn More

December 1, 2021 | Tucson Mayor Regina Romero is hoping all city employees are compliant with the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. City officials Learn More

November 24, 2021 | More Arizona doctors are appealing to the public to get vaccinated and take other precautions to limit the spread Learn More

November 23, 2021 | Arizona health leaders on Tuesday pleaded with the public to get vaccinated as COVID-19 continues to deplete resources in Learn More

November 19, 2021 | State health officials announced Friday that COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are now available to everyone 18 and older in Learn More

November 12, 2021 | Kids ages 5 to 11 became eligible for a pediatric version of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine last week. Many Learn More

November 10, 2021 | The Arizona Coalition for Change is launching a new campaign, "Sleeves Up Arizona," that addresses low COVID-19 vaccination rates Learn More

November 8, 2021 |Nine-year-old Madison Mittelman had a better reason than most kids to get her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Friday Learn More

November 7, 2021 | Children ages 5 to 11 were able to get vaccinated during an event Saturday hosted by the Phoenix Union Learn More

November 6, 2021 | Some children in Arizona got their first dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday. Clinics and pharmacies across the Learn More

November 05, 2021 | Shots are already in the arms of some children ages 5-11 in metro Phoenix, less than a day after Learn More

November 2, 2021 | Vaccinations for Arizona kids ages 5 to 11 years old could begin this week. A Centers for Disease Control Learn More

October 31, 2021 | The COVID-19 vaccine is safe for children and presents the best way to get past the inconveniences brought by Learn More

October 23, 2021 | A panel of vaccine experts is set to meet in early November to consider whether to recommend the Pfizer-BioNTech Learn More

October 21,2021 | State health officials said they're ready to distribute hundreds of thousands of coronavirus vaccines to children once they get the Learn More

October 19, 2021 | Monday’s death of Colin Powell is putting a spotlight on breakthrough COVID-19 cases, which Arizona’s top health official said Learn More

October 15, 2021 | The University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University and Arizona State University will require all employees to show proof of Learn More

October 13, 2021 | An increase in pediatric and adolescent hospitalizations, peaking in January and continuing into March and April of this year, Learn More

October 12, 2021 | The Arizona Department of Health Services says when the COVID-19 vaccine is available for Arizona’s children, it will have Learn More

October 8, 2021 | COVID-19 vaccinations have saved an estimated 1,000 lives in Arizona and have prevented as many as 2,800 hospitalizations for Learn More

October 5, 2021 | A top Food and Drug Administration official said Tuesday that updated data might make a strong case in support Learn More

October 04, 2021 | The known death toll from COVID-19 in Arizona on Friday reached the grim milestone of 20,000 lives lost. Learn More

October 01, 2021 | An $8.1 million grant to the Arizona Center for Rural Health will help address COVID-19 disparities across Arizona by Learn More

September 30, 2021 | After being recently approved by the FDA, booster shots of the Pfizer vaccine are starting to roll out here Learn More

September 23, 2021 | Santa Cruz County has fully vaccinated nearly all of its residents who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, according Learn More

September 20, 2021 |Several Arizona music venues will begin requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test to see a performance starting Learn More

September 13, 2021 | Here's a daily map of coronavirus cases in Arizona, broken down by county. Learn More

September 6, 2021 | The number of coronavirus cases in Arizona is on the rise once again. We continue to track updates on Learn More

September 2, 2021 | Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative test will soon be required for fans to attend concerts at Learn More

September 1, 2021 | Arizona cases of COVID-19 increased by 4,740 to a total of 1,016,663 on Wednesday. Learn More

August 28, 2021 | Health officials announced Saturday that more than 4 million Arizonans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 Learn More

August 25, 2021 | It's hard to forget the long lines last year when Arizonans waited for hours to get their COVID-19 vaccinations. Learn More

August 23, 2021 | Arizona has reported 2,632 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 but no new deaths Monday morning. Learn More

August 19, 2021 | You can now get your COVID-19 vaccine or test out of a van. The City of Phoenix announced that Learn More

August 16, 2021 | More than a dozen independent concerts, clubs, and entertainment venues in Phoenix and Tucson have collectively agreed to require Learn More

August 12, 2021 | Here's a daily map of coronavirus cases in Arizona, broken down by county. Learn More

August 11, 2021 | As recent data shows increases in Arizona's COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths due to the delta variant, health systems Learn More

August 6, 2021 | As Arizona universities and colleges get ready to welcome students back for the fall semester, they also face a Learn More

August 4, 2021| Following the CDC's recommendation that everyone wear face coverings or masks again when indoors -- including those who are already Learn More

August 1, 2021 | Health officials in Arizona on Sunday reported more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases for the second consecutive day. They Learn More

July 30, 2021 | Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and receive autographs from former NFL players, such as Derek “DK” Kennard—retired Learn More

July 29, 2021 | The NFL alumni Arizona Chapter is trying to boost vaccinations in Phoenix by teaming up with COPA Health and Learn More

July 28, 2021 | In a public service announcement for NFLA Alumni, Arizona Cardinals' Devon Kennard encourages COVID-19 vaccinations Learn More

July 28, 2021 | The NFL alumni Arizona Chapter is trying to boost vaccinations in Phoenix by teaming up with COPA Health and Learn More

July 28, 2021 | In a public service announcement for NFL Alumni. Arizona Cardinals' Devon Kennard encourages COVID-19 vaccinations. Learn More

July 27, 2021 | Northern Arizona University is continuing the process of planning for the 2021/22 school year. On Thursday, they announced updates Learn More

July 24, 2021 | As COVID-19 case numbers continue to climb in Arizona, the governor on Friday reiterated calls for people to get Learn More

July 23, 2021 | In response to the rising COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant, Arizona leaders on Friday stressed the importance Learn More

July 23, 2021 | The Arizona Department of Health Services told ABC15 in an email that 1 in 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Learn More

July 23, 2021 | HonorHealth is the latest Arizona hospital system to require its workforce to get a COVID-19 vaccine by Nov. 1. Learn More

July 21, 2021 | Of the 8,787 people who have died in Texas due to COVID-19 since early February, at least 43 were Learn More

July 20, 2021 | The more contagious Delta variant of coronavirus now makes up 83% of sequenced samples in the United States, US Learn More

July 8, 2021 | COVID-19 vaccination rates in Arizona lag the U.S. average, case numbers are up and the state's health director says Learn More