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Pima County to begin vaccinating elderly, educators, first responders – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2021-01-14 13:22:14 –

Tucson, Arizona (KGUN) — Pima County will begin enrolling thousands more inhabitants for the COVID-19 vaccine this week.

The county says people who are part of Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccination program can start registering shots on Thursday afternoon. According to a news release from the county, the group includes:

  • Those over 75 years old
  • Conservation service profession (law enforcement, correction, firefighters, and other emergency response staff)
  • Education and Childcare Providers (Kindergarten to High School Teachers and All Related Education Staff)

According to the county, vaccinations for this group will begin on Friday at the Tucson Medical Center. People over the age of 75 can register for the vaccine on the county website. Individuals from other groups in Phase 1B must be able to register through their employer.

The county says two other vaccination sites will open next week at the Kino Sports Complex and the Tucson Convention Center. Banner will also transform the University of Arizona Cancer Center vaccination site, which was vaccinated individuals in Phase 1A, into a 1B vaccination site.

Click here to register for vaccination on the county website.



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