The Arizona Department of Health Services released a monthly report on COVID-19 outcomes by vaccination status
(KYMA, KECY) - According to the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), in July there were unvaccinated individuals ages 5 and older that had 18 times the risk of hospitalization and 47 times the risk of dying than individuals who were caught up with updated COVID-19 vaccines.
While unvaccinated individuals were 6.9 times more likely to be hospitalized and 7.2 times more likely to die than people who are vaccinated in general said ADHS.
There are new updated COVID-19 boosters that are available in Arizona that target both the original strain of the virus and the Omicron subvariants that are causing the recent cases of COVID-19.
ADHS wants to remind the community to continue to receive new doses of the COVID-19 booster at least two months after your last dose and is important for individuals 12 years and older.