What You Need to Know-Week of September 12th

The most important weekly updates for you to keep your community healthy




In this Update:

1. COVID-19 Metrics

2. Long COVID Disability Benefits




1. Urgent Updates: COVID-19 Metrics


In the past week, there has been an average of:
Cases per day524
Deaths per day7
Compared to two weeks ago:
Cases per dayDecreased by 57% ↘
Deaths per day Decreased by 19% ↘
Hospitalizations per day Decreased by 26% ↘

For a breakdown of vaccination by Arizona counties, visit the CDC’s website.

For updated vaccine information and data in Arizona, visit this link and click on the “Vaccine Administration” icon.



2. Long COVID Disability Benefits

Individuals with lasting effects from a previous COVID-19 infection may be eligible for disability benefits! Long COVID is defined as a range of new or ongoing symptoms that last weeks or months after being infected with the COVID-19 virus. Long COVID can manifest as physical or mental impairment and affect one or more body systems. Some individuals with long COVID experience lung, heart, kidney, and neurological damage as well as lingering emotional illness and other mental health conditions. 

Common symptoms of long COVID include:

  • Tiredness or fatigue
  • Difficulty thinking or concentrating, “brain fog.”
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Headache
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Depression or anxiety, fever, loss of taste or smell

To get disability assistance for long COVID:





If you would like to learn more about this and other topics related to COVID-19 in Arizona, please complete next week’s AZCOVIDTXT survey that you will receive via text in about a week.

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