Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: May 2022 Update for the Attorney General Community

On May 16, the U.S. reached nearly 220.6 million persons (66.4% of the total U.S. population) having received their primary COVID-19 vaccine series (i.e., having received either one shot of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine or two shots of either the mRNA Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccines). Over 102 million persons in the U.S. have received…

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Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: March 2022 Update for the Attorney General Community

On March 24, the U.S. reached 255.1 million persons (76.8% of the total U.S. population) having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 217.3 million persons (65.4% of the total U.S. population) being fully vaccinated (i.e., having received either one shot of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine or two shots of either…

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Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: February 2022 Update for the Attorney General Community

On February 18, the U.S. reached 252.5 million persons (76.1% of the total U.S. population) having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 214.5 million persons (64.6% of the total U.S. population) being fully vaccinated (i.e., having received either one shot of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine or two shots of either…

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Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: January 2022 Update for the Attorney General Community

On January 18, the U.S. reached 249.4 million persons (75.1% of the total U.S. population) having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 209.3 million persons (63.0% of the total U.S. population) being fully vaccinated (i.e., having received either one shot of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine or two shots of either…

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Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: December 2021 Update for the Attorney General Community

On December 20, the U.S. reached 241.6 million persons (72.8% of the total U.S. population) having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 203.9 million persons (61.4% of the total U.S. population) being fully vaccinated (i.e., having received either one shot of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine or two shots of either…

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Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: November 2021 Update for the Attorney General Community

On November 30, the U.S. reached 232.8 million persons (70.1% of the total U.S. population) having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 196.8 million persons (59.3% of the total U.S. population) being fully vaccinated (i.e., having received either one shot of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine or two shots of either…

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Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: October 2021 Update for the Attorney General Community

On October 22, the U.S. reached over 611.0 million total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered with 219.6 million persons (66.2% of the total U.S. population) having received at least one dose and 189.9 million persons (57.2% of the total U.S. population) being fully vaccinated (i.e., having received either one shot of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine…

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COVID-19 and Its Impacts on Substance Use and Overdose

Provisional Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) data show that U.S. drug overdose deaths increased by 30% in 2020 from the prior year, reaching an all-time high. Increases in overdose deaths were reported for synthetic opioids (primarily fentanyl), natural or semi-synthetic opioids (e.g., prescription pain medications), psychostimulants (e.g., methamphetamine), and cocaine. In many ways,…

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Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: August 2021 Update for the Attorney General Community

On August 25, the U.S. reached over 363.9 million total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered with 202 million persons (60.9% of the total U.S. population) having received at least one dose and 171.2 million persons (51.6% of the total U.S. population) being fully vaccinated. Among those individuals aged 65 years and older, 91.5% have received at…

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Current Status of COVID-19 Vaccines Rollout Nationwide: July 2021 Update for the Attorney General Community

On July 27, the U.S. reached over 342.2 million total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered with 188.7 million persons (56.8% of the total U.S. population) having received at least one dose and 163.2 million persons (49.1% of the total U.S. population) being fully vaccinated. Among those individuals aged 65 years and older, 89.5% have received at…

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