Arizona Announces State-Run Vaccine Site in Metro Phoenix’s East Valley

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) today announced a state-operated COVID-19 vaccination site in the Phoenix metropolitan area’s East Valley, avoiding the closure of a successful mass vaccination site and further expanding the state’s nationally recognized model for speeding up vaccine administration. The vaccination site at … [More]

Partnership with State Helps Holocaust Survivors Register for Covid-19 Vaccination

Arizona Department of Health Services

Dozens of Holocaust survivors living in Arizona have been vaccinated against COVID-19 thanks to a partnership between state officials and the Phoenix Holocaust Association. Dr. Cara Christ, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, will administer second doses of the Pfizer vaccine to two of those survivors on Friday, Feb. 12, at Arizona State University’s … [More]

CVS Health and Other Pharmacies Will Begin Providing Covid-19 Vaccines

CVS Health

CVS Health will begin to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible populations at a limited number of CVS Pharmacy locations across 11 states, including Arizona. Vaccinations were originally scheduled to begin on February 11, but in order to ensure in-store availability the start date has been moved to February 12. Vaccines in a retail setting will be offered on an … [More]

First Fully Integrated COVID-19 Prevention, Testing & Therapy Center Opens in Phoenix

Southwellness COVID Solutions

Concierge physician, Tyler Southwell, created a new division of his practice – Southwellness COVID Solutions (SCS) – late last year and is opening a 2,600 square foot one-of-a-kind facility this week in Phoenix, dedicated specifically to COVID-19 prevention, testing, and therapy. The convenient, comfortable, and private office is the first and only fully-integrated … [More]

Phoenix Mayor Announces Second COVID-19 Mobile Testing Van

City of Phoenix

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego announced today the launch of Phoenix's second COVID-19 Mobile Testing Van (Van #2) during its first day of operations at Cielito Park.  Customized by the Phoenix Public Works Department's Fleet Management division, Van #2 will provide testing services to the community three days a week and will offer two types of COVID-19 tests at no … [More]

CDC Issues Order Requiring Face Masks on Public Transit

Valley Metro

Centers for Disease Control issued an order requiring everyone traveling on public transit to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth. This new mandate is in addition to the executive order by President Biden earlier this month. Valley Metro is committed to keeping your communities safe during this pandemic and remember, we're all in this together. You can do your part to … [More]

Survey Reveals 68% of Surveyed Workers Do Not Feel Completely Safe in Their Buildings

Honeywell

Honeywell released the results of a comprehensive study on workers' perceptions and feelings on the health and safety of their workplace. Conducted by Wakefield Research, the study surveyed 2,000 workers that typically work in buildings with 500 or more employees across the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and the Middle East. The findings show that a staggering … [More]

Nearly 44,000 People In Seven Hours Book Appointments for State 24/7 Vaccination Site

Arizona Department of Health Services

In just seven hours today, nearly 44,000 Arizonans have made appointments to be vaccinated at the state’s first 24/7 COVID-19 vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. Of those appointments, nearly 29,000 are for the site’s first week of operation. The site, launched by the Arizona Department of Health Services in partnership with the Arizona Department of … [More]

Ducey Issues Executive Order to Accelerate COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in Arizona

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey issued an Executive Order today to rapidly expand access to the COVID-19 vaccine by streamlining distribution throughout Arizona and establishing additional vaccination sites. Rather than each county having their own implementation plans, the order directs the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) to implement a state-directed allocation model to … [More]

COVID-19 Surges Again in Arizona: How to Help

Banner Health

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surge once again in Arizona, Banner Health’s doctors, nurses and other health care professionals are working round the clock to care for patients and slow the spread in our communities. While Banner Health is well-prepared with hospital beds, ventilators, PPE, medical supplies and equipment, the health, well-being and availability of … [More]

Ducey Announces Latest Actions to Fight COVID-19, Increase Hospital Staffing

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey announced a series of meaningful actions to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Arizona, support our hospitals and frontline health care workers, and provide the state’s hard-hit restaurants with the resources needed to keep patrons and staff healthy. Speaking at the State Public Health Laboratory, Governor Ducey outlined measures to ensure Arizonans have … [More]

Phoenix Launches COVID-19 Mobile Testing Van to Reach Underserved Communities

City of Phoenix

The city of Phoenix, in partnership with local healthcare company Vincere Cancer Center, will officially launch its new mobile COVID-19 testing van on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the U-haul parking lot located 2727 N. Central Ave. The testing van provides easy access to COVID-19 tests at no out-of-pocket costs to the Phoenix community and is the first of its kind in Arizona. The … [More]

COVID-19 Self-Ordered Diagnostic Testing and Expanded Sample Collection Locations Now Available

Sonora Quest Laboratories

Sonora Quest Laboratories, the market share leader in diagnostic laboratory testing in Arizona, has announced expansions to its COVID-19 diagnostic testing and services. Patients are now able to utilize their local Patient Service Center for the collection of COVID-19 samples. Services are provided carside and inside select Sonora Quest locations. Patients are now also able to … [More]

Real Estate Company Partners With Local Testing Provider ‘COVID Testing To You,” Offering Drive-Thru Tests

COVID Testing To You

With COVID-19 cases spiking and the holidays imminent, a YAM properties has partnered with local testing provider COVID Testing To You to offer drive-thru tests. YAM Properties will begin offering COVID-19 testing at its Scottsdale 101 shopping center beginning Tuesday. It will be open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., except for Thanksgiving day, when testing will be … [More]

Arizona Department of Health Services Strengthens Mask Wearing Requirement for Schools

Arizona Department of Health Services

To protect the health of our school communities, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) today issued an emergency measure requiring district and charter schools to immediately mandate that masks are worn on school campuses, on school buses and during school-associated activities by all students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors. “Keeping kids and … [More]

Menu of Health Tips for Safer Holiday Gatherings

Arizona Department of Health Services

Your menu may be the same this year, but other aspects of Thanksgiving may need to be different to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19. That’s why the Arizona Department of Health Services has developed a menu of precautions to take during holiday gatherings. Doing one makes your family and your guests safer. Doing more is even better. “It’s an unfortunate reality … [More]

Their Take: Lives and Livelihoods Meet at the Mask

by Pam Kehaly

When a public health emergency was declared in Arizona on March 11, followed by school closures, teleworking, limited gatherings, business closures, elective surgery postponements, and, 20 days later, a stay at home order, Arizonans experienced a double-whammy. Both personal safety and economic security were under siege. Our daily lives changed tremendously nearly … [More]

ALERT: Free COVID-19 Testing Available

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

The Arizona Department of Health Services and ASU Biodesign have partnered to make available COVID-19 saliva testing for Arizonans. It’s quick, easy and free. In addition, COVID-19 testing is available at nearly 500 sites across Arizona. Details including locations, hours of operation and contact information can be found HERE. Upcoming saliva testing opportunities … [More]

COVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts

City of Phoenix

​We're in this together! Looking for help? Find information related to the COVID-19 pandemic on this page. Residents with questions about city services and programs are encouraged to call (602) 262-3111 or e-mail contactus@phoenix.gov​. ​​​​​​​​Phoenix small businesses needing help can call the Phoenix Community and Economic Development hotline at (602) 262-5040. Phoenix … [More]

Scottsdale Clinic Offers Covid-19 Antibody Testing 

Clinical Endpoints

Phoenix-area residents now have a new solution for Covid-19 Antibody Testing at Clinical Endpoints. The company, located in North Scottsdale, is providing high accuracy testing with a short turnaround time for results. Testing is provided on an appointment-only basis and in a private setting. Patients will have an exclusive entrance to the testing facility, with a majority … [More]

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