The Show on KJZZ

Listen live weekdays at 9 a.m.

Former U.S. Surgeon General Tailoring Vaccine Message To Arizona's Diverse Communities

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 11:19am
Updated: Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 7:43am

Audio icon Download mp3 (12.44 MB)

richard carmona
State of Arizona
Dr. Richard Carmona

Gov. Doug Ducey reiterated Aug. 31 that he won’t move to make changes that would allow public schools in Arizona to implement mask mandates, as COVID-19 cases continue to cause concerns.

Ducey did, though, stress the need for more Arizonans to get vaccinated.

That’s a prime reason former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona has been brought on board as a senior advisor to the governor on emergency health preparedness. 

The Show spoke with him to hear his take on getting more people vaccinated.

More Stories From KJZZ

CoronavirusPolitics Science The Show Vaccines