A COVID-19 vaccination center will open in Flagstaff on April 19, thanks to a partnership between ADHD, Coconino County, Northern Arizona University and Northern Arizona Healthcare.
In a press release on Friday, Governor Doug Ducey's office announced that the new vaccination site will open on Monday, April 19, at the NAU's University Union Fieldhouse.
Dates are available from Friday, April 16. To make an appointment, click here.
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The indoor vaccination station is available seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the possibility of extending his hours to 7pm, depending on the publication.
It is expected that around 1,000 appointments will be available per day and more than 4,000 doses will be administered daily.
"We will continue to expand vaccination options across the state as vaccine supplies increase," said Governor Ducey. "These safe and effective vaccines are the way back to normal life and protect everyone, especially our most vulnerable."
The website will offer the Pfizer vaccine, which is available for ages 16 and over.
Coconino County currently offers the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, both of which are approved for use by those aged 18 and over.
"Coconino County has led the way in vaccinating its residents, with a higher percentage of its population being vaccinated than any other Arizona county. We are pleased to complement that effort with the opening of this website," said ADHD Director Dr. Cara Christ. "Together, we're building the success of Arizona by bringing vaccines into the community as widely and fairly as possible."
The NAU's University Union Fieldhouse at 1050 Knoles Drive was used to provide COVID-19 testing for the Flagstaff community.
"From COVID testing to critical research to vaccine distribution, the NAU is proud of its efforts over the past year and excited about this expanded partnership with Arizona State, Coconino County, Northern Arizona Healthcare, and the Premier Medical Group." expand access to vaccines in Flagstaff. Said NAU President Rita Hartung Cheng. "We look forward to working together to further reduce the spread of this virus and to safely reopen our community."
According to ADHD, a total of more than 3.9 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given to more than 2.4 million people in Arizona on Friday, April 9th.