COVID-19

The University of Arizona is analyzing the blood samples of hundreds of thousands of Arizonans statewide to determine who has developed antibodies against the virus that causes COVID-19. The State of Arizona is providing $3.5 million for the testing, which is available at more than two dozen locations across the state. 

The State of Arizona recently expanded eligibility for who can receive this free test.  In addition to healthcare workers and first responders, other employees who may be at high risk for exposure are now eligible.  A complete list of these employee categories are below. 

  • Public Safety Officer
  • Firefighter
  • EMT
  • Arizona Department of Corrections Officer
  • Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections Officer
  • Arizona Department of Child Safety Employee
  • Education Workers (pre-K – grade 20 teachers, faculty, adjunct faculty, cooperative extension specialists, graduate teaching assistants, administration, staff, and any other employees of an educational institution)
  • Food Service Workers (grocery stores, agriculture, food preparation and service)
  • Hospitality Workers (hotel, etc.)
  • Public and Other Transportation Services (bus, taxi, Uber/Lyft, etc.)
  • Solid Waste Collection Workers
  • Warehouse and Delivery Workers
  • Utilities (energy, water, waste water)
  • Government and Community-Based Services
  • Childcare Workers
  • Group Homes, Day Programs, Disability Programs
  • Information Technology Professionals
  • Environmental Services, Facilities Management Workers
  • Frontline Financial Workers (bank tellers, etc.)
  • Journalists
  • National Guard

For more information, and to register for a test, please visit: https://covid19antibodytesting.arizona.edu/.

LINKS . . . 

Yavapai County Community Health Services
Arizona Department of Health Services
coronavirus-Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Arizona Department of Housing
Arizona Enrichment Centers
Federal Bureau of Investigation
IRS
National Institutes of Health
Small Business Administration
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Social Security Administration
U. S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of the Treasury
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
YCSO
Yavapai County Government Supervisor District 2