Governor Doug Ducey this morning (12/31/2020) released a video looking back at 2020, thanking all who stepped up to help others, and showing how Arizonans bolstered their communities throughout this challenging year. “Through grit, determination and a fighting spirit, we’ll overcome this virus and emerge stronger than ever.”
Governor Doug Ducey extended an Executive Order to attract additional hospital staffing, boost existing medical staff, and provide clarity on liability protections available to health care professionals serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. “We are fully committed to protecting Arizona’s health care heroes,” said Governor Ducey. “The extension of the ‘Good Samaritan’ order
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
At a press conference at the state Public Health Lab, Governor Doug Ducey announced a list of new actions to support hospitals and medical professionals and combat the spread of COVID-19. Arizona will invest $25 million to bolster hospital staffing in the midst of rising cases nationwide and reward frontline medical workers for their dedication.