Over 300,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In Arizona

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So far, over 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Arizona. To date, Arizona has administered 319,984 to 270,127 individuals, including 44,004 who have received both doses.

About 46,000 doses have been administered through Wednesday morning at the state’s first 24/7 vaccination site since it opened on Monday, January 11.

Nearly 150,000 appointments available in February for first doses have been booked at the two state-run COVID-19 vaccination sites, including one opening February. 1 at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) has reserved February appointments for those who receive their first doses of the Pfizer vaccine at State Farm Stadium. Those individuals will receive emailed invitations to register for this reserved block of second dose appointments.

Groups prioritized to date include: frontline healthcare workers, emergency services workers, and residents and staff at long-term care facilities (in Phase 1A): and protective services workers; K-12, university, and community college educators; childcare workers; and adults 65 and older (prioritized Phase 1B). As of Tuesday, an estimated 750,000 additional Arizonans 65 and older became eligible to register for a vaccination appointment. Each county’s current vaccine phase is listed on the ADHS website, which is updated daily.

ADHS will launch a new additional state vaccine site at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, near Tempe, on Feb. 1 to further expand appointment availability. Registration for appointments at this new location began yesterday. All February appointments are now booked.

The State Farm Stadium site will continue to operate at full capacity through February providing the Pfizer vaccine. Registration opened yesterday for appointments beginning Feb. 1. All February appointments are now booked.

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