Arizona Launching State-Supported COVID-19 Vaccination Site In Yuma Monday, March 29
New Site Continues Arizona’s Expansion Of Vaccination Availability Statewide
PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) announced a partnership with Yuma County, the City of Yuma, and Yuma Regional Medical Center to operate a state-supported COVID-19 vaccination site at the Yuma Civic Center.
“Arizona’s vaccination sites have been instrumental in the state’s work to protect communities and vulnerable populations,” said Governor Ducey. “We want to make sure rural areas have easy access to vaccinations, and operations at the Yuma site will support those efforts. I’m grateful to ADHS, Yuma County, the City of Yuma, and Yuma Regional Medical Center for their work to protect Arizonans and expand vaccine availability.”
Launching Monday, March 29, the state-supported vaccination site will expand the capacity and hours of operation at the existing indoor Yuma Civic Center site to 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. It will offer around 8,000 appointments per week to start but is able to administer more than 4,000 doses per day.
“We are thrilled to work with Yuma County leaders to expand our highly successful state vaccination sites beyond the Phoenix and Tucson areas,” said ADHS Director Dr.