Children and the COVID-19 Vaccine

by on March 31, 2021 0

Researchers in the U.S. and abroad are beginning to test  younger kids to make sure COVID-19 vaccines are safe and work for each age. The first shots are going to adults who are most at risk from the coronavirus, but ending the pandemic will require vaccinating children as well. “Kids should get the shot,”...

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Thriftbooks to Open Large Processing Center in Phoenix

by on March 26, 2021 0

Online independent seller ThriftBooks plans to beef up its presence in Phoenix with a 190,000-square-foot processing center scheduled to open in May, the company announced Wednesday. The Seattle-area used book dealer has been operating in the Valley since 2011 but the space at 93rd Avenue and Buckeye Road will allow for more support of...

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Governor Ducey Announces New Phase Of COVID-19 Mitigation After Arizona Hits 3 Million Vaccine Doses

by on March 25, 2021 0

With the state of Arizona hitting several important public health benchmarks, Governor Doug Ducey today announced several updates to the state’s COVID-19 measures, including on events, businesses and local ordinances. Several key data points contributed to these changes: Mass distribution of the vaccine: 3,041,773 doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been administered to 1,927,278 individuals...

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DeJoy Proposed Major US Postal Service Changes

by on March 25, 2021 0

The U.S. Postal Service has released its 10-year plan that calls for major changes to avoid a projected $160 billion shortfall. The plan, named “Delivering for America,” looks to expand package delivery services and increase the prices for postage. Specifics on the proposed price hike weren’t provided in the proposal’s outline, but last November,...

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Arizona to Move COVID-19 Vaccine Sites Indoors Due to Heat

by on March 23, 2021 0

State Farm Stadium will begin providing COVID-19 vaccines only overnight starting April 4 as part of the state’s transition to indoor vaccine locations because of rising temperatures. The state’s four mass vaccination sites — three in the Phoenix area and one in Tucson — have plans for mitigating heat and some are moving indoors....

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