On Monday, December 14, Maricopa County Public Health received the first doses of Pfizer’s FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine was approved for distribution by the FDA on Friday, December 11. Approximately 18,000 doses were included in the first shipment, which were then taken to county Points of Dispensing (PODs), where the first healthcare workers will be vaccinated as part of distribution Phase 1A. This page will include video, pictures, and other information related to vaccine distribution in Maricopa County.
On December 22, Maricopa County Department of Public Health received its first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Four boxes holding approximately 18,000 doses arrived at a Public Health facility. Approved by the FDA with an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) on Friday, Dec. 18, the vaccine will supplement supplies of the existing Pfizer vaccine. Pictures of the distribution are below.