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COVID-19

Boosters for Moderna and J&J vaccines recommended by FDA advisory panel

Booster shots of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine were unanimously recommended Friday by the FDA’s Vaccine and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee. The recommendation, which follows Food and Drug Administration approval of a Pfizer booster late last month, is a critical step in administering extra dosages to those who received Moderna and Johnson

Education

Ducey back-to-school order leaves educators shocked, scrambling, upset

Educators across the state  last week were calling Gov. Doug Ducey’s surprise back-to-school order disruptive, challenging and frustrating, a last-minute complication to reopening plans that many schools already had in the works. School officials, from the state level on down, said they were given little notice before Ducey’s announcement on Wednesday and are now scrambling

State

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Requiring Schools To Offer In-Person Learning

Order Sets March 15 Deadline To Get Students “Back In The Classroom” Following discussions with public school leaders, and in accordance with new guidance from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor Doug Ducey issued a new Executive Order returning schools to in-person, teacher-led instruction. According to metrics developed by the CDC, 12

COVID-19

Governor Ducey Announces $65 Million From CDC For Vaccine Rollout

Governor Doug Ducey today announced Arizona is receiving $65,769,416 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support COVID-19 vaccine clinics and strengthen vaccine confidence and community engagement. “We want to get Arizonans vaccinated as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible,” said Governor Ducey. “There’s no time to waste. COVID-19 is spreading, our

COVID-19

First COVID-19 vaccines, vaccinations expected in Arizona by Dec. 15

Arizona health officials said they expect to get the first of more than 380,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine by Dec. 15 and will begin vaccinating health care workers and first responders shortly thereafter. Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ made that announcement Friday, as the state submitted its plans for vaccine distribution

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