Pima County orders COVID-19 vaccines for children

Oct 30, 2021 Federal officials are moving towards approving the vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

Arizona reports 3,691 additional COVID cases, 63 more deaths

Oct 29, 2021 The state reported 1,718 COVID-in patients, keeping the state on a level of hospitalizations that has plateaued in that vicinity all month.

How is Arizona’s economy recovering amid the pandemic?

Oct 29, 2021 While the state has recovered most of the jobs it lost during the onset of the pandemic, the labor market has changed.

Arizona reports 2,795 more COVID cases, reduces death total

Oct 28, 2021 The seven-day rolling average of daily new cases rose over the past two weeks.

Arizona reports 1,483 new COVID-19 cases and 11 more deaths

Oct 24, 2021 The state has reported 20,862 deaths from COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Arizona reports 3,074 additional COVID cases, 51 more deaths

Oct 22, 2021 Data show that the seven-day rolling average of daily deaths rose over the past two weeks.

It’s been nearly a year. Why aren’t more Arizonans vaccinated?

Oct 22, 2021 This week, The Buzz revisits the rollout of vaccinations in Arizona, boosters and the barriers that stand between the state's residents and getting the shot — or the second and third.

Health official: Arizona poised to give COVID shots to kids

Oct 21, 2021 The head of the Dept. of Health Services says children are effective spreaders of COVID-19 and that vaccinating children would move Arizona closer to herd immunity.

Mexico’s president wants WHO to authorize Sputnik and CanSino vaccines

Oct 20, 2021 Until the life-saving medicines get that authorization, Mexicans who received them will likely not be able to cross into the United States when restrictions are lifted on Nov. 8.

Arizona reports 1,991 additional COVID cases, 47 more deaths

Oct 20, 2021 The state also reported that virus-related hospitalizations rose to 1,751 as of Tuesday, up from a recent low of 1,663 on Oct. 14.

Tucson city council tells employees to get vaccinated by December or face firing

Oct 20, 2021 Pima County will required COVID-19 vaccinations for employees who interact with medically vulnerable people.

Arizona increases in cases, deaths high after hiatus in reporting

Oct 19, 2021 After releasing no reports Sunday or Monday, the Department of Health Services reported 5,660 additional confirmed cases and 174 more deaths.

Penalties unclear for University of Arizona employees who miss vaccination deadline

Oct 18, 2021 University president says he expects very few employees will be denied exemption.

$36M going to select utility companies for temporary assistance

Oct 18, 2021 The pilot program includes Tucson Electric Power and Southwest Gas, but the Arizona Department of Economic Security it intends to take it statewide.

U.S. will lift border travel restrictions on Nov. 8 for fully vaccinated visitors

Oct 16, 2021 Those traveling for essential reasons — including truck drivers, people crossing to go to school or work or for medical reasons — will have until January to become fully vaccinated.

University of Arizona employees must be vaccinated by Dec. 8, president says

Oct 15, 2021 ASU, NAU will also require vaccination, citing new policies for federal contractors.

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