Brandon Mejia

Digital Content Editor

This Arizona native was born in Tucson and graduated from the University of Arizona in May of 2017 with a degree in broadcast journalism.

During his time at the university, Brandon received the 2017 Excellence in Broadcast Journalism award from the UA School of Journalism.

Soon after graduation, he got his start at the local NPR/PBS affiliate in Tucson, where he was introduced to live radio and TV news covering education throughout Southern Arizona.

He is also the Evening News Anchor/Producer for KYMA in Yuma - El Centro. 

KAWC

Yuma County residents eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine can turn to Fry's Pharmacies in Yuma to schedule an appointment. 

Both Fry's Pharmacies locations in Yuma County have partnered with state and local health departments to offer the vaccine to Phase 1B priority groups, however, supply is limited and appointments are filling up, according to a spokeswoman with Fry's. 

Those eligible includes; education and childcare providers, law enforcement personal, adults age 65 and older, and health care workers.  

THIS POST WILL BE UPDATED DAILY WITH THE CURRENT COVID-19 NUMBERS FOR YUMA AND LA PAZ COUNTY

 

March 1, 2021:

 

Arizona Total Cases:  817,821 Deaths: 15,979

 

Yuma County Total Cases: 36,445 Deaths: 789

 

La Paz County Total Cases: 2,399 Deaths: 71

 

NUMBER OF VACCINES ADMINSTERED BELOW

 

Arizona: 1,817,818

 

Yuma County: 43,109

 

La Paz County: 5,310


Yuma Union High School District

 

The Yuma Union High School District started drive-thru registration for its incoming freshman at San Luis High School (SLHS) Monday. 

Registration will continue for all incoming freshmen at SLHS Thursday, Feb. 11 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

Gila Ridge High School will offer the drive-thru registration on Feb. 17 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Yuma High School will offer it from Feb. 23 - 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Victor Calderón/KAWC

Those eligible in Yuma County can register for the COVID-19 vaccine at Albertson's pharmacy. 

 

According to its website, Albertsons has partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide vaccines to customers through its SAV-ON Pharmacy inside the Albertsons on West 24th Street. 


Albertsons is part of the federal program to receive the vaccines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.  

Yuma County Sheriff's Office

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