COVID-19 Vaccine

Arizona Department of Health Services

Across the country, healthcare workers and advocates are brainstorming ways to get the COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of the people who need it most. In Arizona, organizers launched a grassroots effort to vaccinate the state’s Holocaust survivors. An estimated 55 survivors, along with their spouses, partners and caretakers, have been vaccinated through a collaborative program run by the Phoenix Holocaust Association

KNAU reported on this mission to vaccinate a population that’s survived war, displacement and genocide.


Hopi health officials say known COVID-19 infections continue to drop as more residents receive vaccinations. It’s prompted tribal leaders to begin reopening the reservation and easing some restrictions. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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Arizona health officials say state-run COVID-19 vaccination sites have now administered more than a million doses.

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Senate Bill Would Bar Driver License Suspensions For Unpaid Traffic Violations

The Arizona Legislature has approved a measure that would restrict the state from suspending an individual’s driver license due to unpaid civil traffic violations. The protection applies to drivers with a non-commercial license. S.B. 1551 was proposed by Sen. Paul Boyer and received bipartisan support. The legislation will now head to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk to be signed into law.

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Almost 40% of Coconino County residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.