PHOENIX – Valleywise Health stresses the importance of vaccinations to combat COVID-19 and flu as cases rise and the holidays draw near.
Los artistas hispanos se unen para luchar contra la desinformación y fomentar las pruebas y las vacunas contra COVID
PHOENIX — Los artistas hispanos ayudan a navegar la información de las vacunas COVID-19 y las pruebas a través del arte para la comunidad hispana.
WASHINGTON - Just hours after the Biden administration issued regulations Thursday to require that businesses mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers, Arizona officials were vowing to fight what one called a "direct attack" on personal liberty.
Pediatricians accepting COVID-19 vaccine appointments for kids 5 to 11 in advance of FDA, CDC approval
PHOENIX – With the expected approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for children 5 to 11, pediatricians in metro Phoenix are taking advance appointments for early November to administer the vaccine.
PHOENIX - Understanding the epidemic of teen suicides, Arizona high school football players work with Teen Lifeline and the Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club to create PSA’s and spread the word that there is hope.
WASHINGTON - Fully vaccinated non-essential travelers will be allowed to cross the U.S. border from Mexico starting in November, ending nearly 20 months of pandemic restrictions that were choking businesses in border communities.
PHOENIX – As more Arizonans get vaccinated, Valleywise Health reports a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases. However, the health system’s severe nursing shortage remains and could get worse.
WASHINGTON – COVID-19 vaccinations have saved an estimated 1,000 lives in Arizona and have prevented as many as 2,800 hospitalizations for the disease, according to recent estimates from the Department of Health and Human Services.
TEMPE – Political cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz is the latest contributor to the COVID Latino project, which aims to disseminate information – and counter COVID-19 misinformation – through art.
PHOENIX – Immigrants seeking permanent residency now must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, along with polio, measles and other infectious diseases. But access to vaccines around the world is uneven.
WASHINGTON - Arizona is on pace to reach 20,000 COVID-19 deaths this week, according to state data, as the disease that seemed to be waning just months ago has come roaring back with a new variant and new battles on safety protocols.
Prescriptions for the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to treat COVID-19 are increasing, and one Phoenix feed store has struggled to stock the medication, which in some forms is used to deworm large animals.