Feb. 16, 2021
Appointments Required for UArizona Vaccination Site
TUCSON, Ariz. –Registration begins today for appointments at the state-run COVID-19 vaccination site at the University of Arizona. An appointment is required, and those eligible for vaccination in priority Phase 1B can make an appointment through the Arizona Department of Health Services website at podvaccine.azdhs.gov. Individuals should not show up to the site without an appointment.
Gov. Doug Ducey announced last week that the university would transition to a state site effective Feb. 18. As more vaccine doses arrive in Arizona, the state partnership may eventually allow the UArizona site to operate 24/7 with the ability to serve up to 6,000 people per day.
The university site has both a drive-through option on the University of Arizona Mall and a sit-down site at the Ina E. Gittings Building for people using public transit. Appointments are required for both locations. Additional information on vaccine eligibility can be found on the AZDHS website.
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The University of Arizona, a land-grant university with two independently accredited medical schools, is one of the nation's top 40 public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. Established in 1885, the university is widely recognized as a student-centric university and has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The university ranked in the top 20 in 2019 in research expenditures among all public universities, according to the National Science Foundation, and is a leading Research 1 institution with $734 million in annual research expenditures. The university advances the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships as a member of the Association of American Universities, the 65 leading public and private research universities in the U.S. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $4.1 billion annually. For the latest on the University of Arizona response to the novel coronavirus, visit the university's COVID-19 webpage.
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