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Yavapai County Announces Move to 18+ on Monday, March 29
Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Craig Brown and YCCHS Director Leslie Horton, with input from data from Spectrum Healthcare, Yavapai Regional Medical Center and Northern Arizona Healthcare, have made the decision to open appointments to all residents 18+ on Monday. If you are 55+ or are have a high-risk medical condition and need a vaccine, there are plenty of appointments available now before we open the flood gates on Monday.
Both the Spectrum Healthcare and YRMC PODS have appointments for the weekend, still operating with the Moderna vaccine. Spectrum has opened their clinic in Camp Verde with the Moderna vaccine for appointments, and their rural clinics offering Johnson & Johnson single-dose appointments available in Wilhoit, Yarnell, Jerome, Seligman and Rimrock. Pharmacies seem to be receiving a more regular supply of vaccine, as well. Here’s the link to the Vaccine Information Page with all of the links to make appointments: https://www.yavapai.us/chs/Home/COVID-19/Vaccine. The Yavapai County phone bank is fully staffed to answer questions or assist people without computers/internet. Call 928-442-5103
Yavapai County reports 2 new COVID-19 Cases. Since last March,the county has tested 107,008 residents for COVID-19 with 18,291 positive cases, 6,838 recovered, and 487 deaths. One death reported was found to be from another county. Close to 108k doses of vaccine have been administered in the county, or 27.6% of the population, with 45k fully vaccinated. Yavapai Regional Medical Center is caring for 5 COVID-19 patients, Verde Valley Medical Center reports 2 COVID-19 patients, and the VA has no COVID patients.
- For COVID-19 Vaccine Info and Appointment Availability: https://www.yavapai.us/chs/Home/COVID-19/Vaccine
- Yavapai County Emergency Phone Bank: 928-442-5303 M-F 9:00 a.m. – Noon, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
- Spectrum Healthcare Call Center: 928-414-8884/YRMC Help Line: 928-708-4556.
- COVID-19 Information en Español: https://www.azdhs.gov/preparedness/epidemiology-disease-control/infectious-disease-epidemiology/es/COVID-19-19/