Arizona Department of Health Services

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

 

June 9, 2021:

 

Arizona Total Cases:  885,042 Deaths: 17,715

 

Yuma County Total Cases: 37,266 Deaths: 843

 

La Paz County Total Cases: 2,479 Deaths: 80

 

NUMBER OF VACCINES ADMINSTERED BELOW

 

Arizona: 6,077,730

 

Yuma County: 173,578

 

La Paz County: 16,416


The former director of Arizona's health department, Will Humble, says zip-code level data on Covid-19 vaccination rates statewide would show low numbers for disadvantaged populations. But will the state release the information?  

Howard Fischer / Capitol Media Services

By Howard Fischer -Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Arizona can expect to have thousands, if not tens of thousands, of confirmed cases of COVID-19 this year, the state's top health official said Monday.

Howard Fischer / Capitol Media Services

By Howard Fischer - Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday he's not worried that a stock market in disarray and fewer visitors will undermine his call for lawmakers to approve a new tax cut.

Amanda Mills / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Arizona Department of Health Services have partnered on a $2.2 million grant to train first responders in rural Arizona in the fight against the opioid epidemic.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Amanda Solliday - KAWC

Although extreme heat can be dangerous for everyone, it also creates another form of social inequality. For the Arizona Science Desk, Amanda Solliday takes a closer look at how low-income residents in the desert Southwest struggle to find heat relief.

Injury and illness led Victor to Crossroads Mission – a group of tidy, mismatched buildings that serves as a homeless shelter in Yuma.

He couldn’t return to work in the lettuce fields or packing produce. His family has been homeless, off and on, for the past couple years.