County's free COVID testing program will now only be offered to symptomatic individuals or close contacts in effort to deter those seeking to avoid vaccinations.
The third shots are only available for those who received the Pfizer vaccine for their first vaccine series at least six months ago.
After eligibility for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot expanded, the Pima County Health Department plans to begin providing third doses on Monday.
Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday to increase unvaccinated county employees' health insurance costs by more than $60 a pay period.
Pima County is requiring all new employees to get vaccinated for COVID-19 while current employees must be vaccinated to earn promotions.
COVID-19 cases among those 11 and younger not yet eligible for the vaccine increased by 340 cases last week, according to the county's chief medical officer.
Officials not sure why state will no longer pay for Pima County's COVID testing through Paradigm Labs. State to continue paying for tests at two other locations.
Pima County Board of Supervisor's voted against several COVID-19 related actions at its meeting Tuesday.
The state's declaration of emergency, however, remains in place.
The Pima County Health Department is giving out Arizona Lottery scratcher tickets with a maximum $10,000 prize to 200 first-time vaccine recipients on Saturday and Monday.
The Pima County Health Department is launching a reoccurring vaccination clinic on Fourth Avenue.