Special Report

COVID-19 Vaccination Priorities in Each State

Alabama
> Currently eligible: Health care workers, long-term care residents and staff, adults 75+, first responders
> Next phase of eligibility: Essential workers who are not first responders, people ages 65-74, people ages 16-64 with high-risk health conditions
> Following phase(s) of eligibility: General population
> Vaccination doses received: 12,930 per 100,000 residents — 13th lowest (total: 634,000)
> Vaccination doses given: 5,434 per 100,000 residents — 2nd lowest (total: 266,444)
> People with 2 doses of the vaccine: 685 per 100,000 residents — 2nd lowest (total: 33,595)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 27: 9,159 per 100,000 residents — 14th highest (total: 449,086)
> Population: 4,903,185

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Alaska
> Currently eligible: Health care workers, long-term care residents and staff, adults 65+, EMS personnel, firefighters
> Next phase of eligibility: Frontline essential workers ages 50+, frontline essential workers with high-risk health conditions, people ages 55-64, underserved people ages 16+, people ages 50+ with high-risk health conditions
> Following phase(s) of eligibility: TBD
> Vaccination doses received: 23,317 per 100,000 residents — the highest (total: 170,575)
> Vaccination doses given: 13,888 per 100,000 residents — the highest (total: 101,597)
> People with 2 doses of the vaccine: 2,474 per 100,000 residents — 3rd highest (total: 18,097)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 27: 7,337 per 100,000 residents — 17th lowest (total: 53,670)
> Population: 731,545

Arizona
> Currently eligible: Health care workers, long-term care residents and staff, education & childcare workers, adults 65+, EMS, essential workers, adults with high-risk health conditions
> Next phase of eligibility: All adults with high-risk health conditions, adults living in congregate settings
> Following phase(s) of eligibility: All high-risk populations, the general population after that
> Vaccination doses received: 13,601 per 100,000 residents — 24th highest (total: 990,000)
> Vaccination doses given: 6,296 per 100,000 residents — 8th lowest (total: 458,258)
> People with 2 doses of the vaccine: 946 per 100,000 residents — 17th lowest (total: 68,846)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 27: 10,147 per 100,000 residents — 6th highest (total: 738,561)
> Population: 7,278,717

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Arkansas
> Currently eligible: People 70+, education & childcare workers, health care workers, long-term care residents and staff, EMS, fire and law enforcement personnel
> Next phase of eligibility: People 65+, people 16-64 with high-risk health conditions, workers in transportation, wastewater, food service, finance, IT, energy, media, public safety and health
> Following phase(s) of eligibility: The general population
> Vaccination doses received: 13,459 per 100,000 residents — 21st lowest (total: 406,175)
> Vaccination doses given: 8,378 per 100,000 residents — 9th highest (total: 252,824)
> People with 2 doses of the vaccine: 1,356 per 100,000 residents — 13th highest (total: 40,910)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 27: 9,575 per 100,000 residents — 10th highest (total: 288,964)
> Population: 3,017,804

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California
> Currently eligible: Health care workers, long-term care residents
> Next phase of eligibility: Adults 65+, education & childcare workers, EMS, workers in food and agriculture, people at risk of exposure at work, including transportation, sheltering, industrial, commercial services, and critical manufacturing workers, homeless and incarcerated persons
> Following phase(s) of eligibility: People 50-64, people 16-49 with high-risk health conditions, residents working in water and wastewater, defense, energy, chemical materials, IT, finance, government operations
> Vaccination doses received: 13,800 per 100,000 residents — 22nd highest (total: 5,452,575)
> Vaccination doses given: 6,529 per 100,000 residents — 14th lowest (total: 2,579,666)
> People with 2 doses of the vaccine: 1,057 per 100,000 residents — 20th lowest (total: 417,606)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 27: 8,023 per 100,000 residents — 25th highest (total: 3,169,914)
> Population: 39,512,223