April 1, 2021
UArizona Vaccination Site to Open 13,650 New Appointments Friday
TUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arizona will open 13,650 new first-dose COVID-19 vaccination appointments at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 2. The appointments will be available for the week of April 5-11.
Arizonans age 16 and older are eligible for vaccination at state COVID-19 vaccination sites, including the one at UArizona. People can register and schedule appointments by visiting podvaccine.azdhs.gov. Those who need assistance can email firstname.lastname@example.org call 602-542-1000 or 844-542-8201 for help in both Spanish and English.
Appointment availability will be updated online on a daily basis, based on operational capacity and the number of no-shows. Those who can't find an open appointment right away should continue to check frequently.
The UArizona vaccination site, which offers both a drive-thru and sit-down clinic, operates from 10 a.m and 10 p.m seven days a week, but can expand to 24/7 operation when additional vaccine is available. To date, more than 110,000 doses have been administered at the site and on Wednesday, a daily record of 4,112 doses were administered. Appointments are required for vaccination. No walk-ins will be accepted.
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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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