Vaccine Status – Arizona

Due to there being a limited supply of vaccines, there is a phased approach to distribution. At this time, select Arizona counties have begun Prioritized Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccine prioritization, which includes education and childcare workers, protective services occupations, and adults 75 and older.

Produce & agriculture workers are also part of Phase 1B in Santa Cruz County and will be in line for vaccines after the county completes the other groups that are the current focus. Right now vaccines are being distributed to law enforcement and adults 75 and older in Phase 1B. As more vaccines become available the county will be working its way through the other
people in 1B.

Santa Cruz County COVID-19 Vaccination Prioritization chart:

Getting in Line for an Appointment

As the FPAA shared in late December, companies should register as employers of essential workers with the AZ Department of Health Services.

Essential Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Request Form

***On the form, the following questions is included:
Please describe your organization’s vaccination plan, including if you are working with a COVID-19 vaccine provider that has been approved by ADHS to receive vaccine. If you are working with an approved vaccine provider, please include vaccine provider information in order for local allocators to be able to allocate vaccine as supplies become available
Please answer that the provider you are working with is the “Santa Cruz County Health Department”***

To add your employees to the list of people waiting on a vaccine appointment, please have each employee individually registered with Santa Cruz County.
Santa Cruz County: Santa Cruz County, AZ COVID-19 Vaccination Registration (

This will allow the County & State to contact people as vaccines and appointments become available. These are not the portals where you would make an appointment. Rather, you are ensuring that you are in line for a vaccine in the 1B category.

Please note that in order to be vaccinated, you will need to be a member of the current phase (Prioritized Phase 1b,) schedule an appointment, and provide appropriate identification once you arrive at the vaccination site.

U.S. Small Business Administration – Coronavirus Relief Options

Paycheck Protection Plan – An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan – This loan provides economic relief to small businesses and nonprofit organizations that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue.

SBA Express Bridge Loans- Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly

SBA Debt Relief – The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To review all options and to find out if you are eligible, visit:
Coronavirus Relief Options (
For additional funding options, visit:
COVID-19 Funding Sources (

Additional Resources

Arizona Department of Health Services – Arizona Department of Health Services (

Santa Cruz County – COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) | Santa Cruz County, AZ – Official Website

Mariposa Community Health Center – COVID-19 – Mariposa Community Health Center (

Rapid COVID Testing Opportunity:

Spots available for Rapid COVID Testing! Each test has a cost of $130 guaranteeing results within 15 to 30 minutes and will also test for influenza. (Testing date and time TBD) If you are interested in signing up, please contact:

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