Arizona Department of Health Services


Governor Ducey Ends COVID-19 Emergency Declaration With Arizona Prepared For Future

State, Partners Have Implemented Precautions And Interventions To Mitigate Spread Governor Doug Ducey is terminating the state’s COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency based on the state reaching thresholds established by the Arizona Department of Health Services that show the virus is no longer as widespread as it once was. The termination takes effect immediately, and follows the recent signing of


Vaccine hesitancy, new variants kept COVID-19 infections from falling

Almost two years after the first case of COVID-19 was discovered in Arizona, new infections in the state have reached a “bizarre plateau,” rising from summertime lows in the hundreds to more than 3,100 new cases a day through the fall. And experts said they don’t expect that to change anytime soon, as long as

Vaccine mandates

White House orders workplace vaccinations, state officials vow fight

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. But health officials welcomed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration move that they said will save lives and is well within

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