Governor Doug Ducey ended Arizona's Stay At Home order Friday, May 15 and replaced it with new guidance for the next stage of economic recovery. The new guidance aligns with gating criteria issued by the White House and Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and aims to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 resurgence, protect vulnerable populations, and guide the reopening of businesses with enhanced physical distancing and safety measures in place. This Executive Order took effect on Saturday, May 16th. The Arizona Department of Health Services also released additional guidance for businesses and customers as more industries resume partial operations.
A COVID-19 Information Line is available at 928-679-7300 from 8 am - 9 pm Monday - Friday and 9 am - 4 pm on weekends for people who have questions. People can also email questions to COVID19Information@coconino.az.gov.
Arizona State Department of Health Services:
Phone: (602) 542-1025
Apache County Public Health Services: (928) 337-4364
Coconino County Health and Human Services: (928) 679-7272
Gila County Health and Emergency Management:
Mohave County Health Department: (928) 753-0714
Navajo County Public Health Services:
Show Low-(928) 532-6050
Yavapai County Community Health Services:
Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley: (928) 771-3122
Cottonwood: (928) 639-8130
Scammers are constantly adapting and the recent COVID-19 national emergency is no exception. The FCC has learned of a number of ways fraudsters are seeking to take advantage of consumers. The FCC has developed a COVID-19 scams page that includes tips to assist consumers with protecting themselves and their loved ones.
Filing for Unemployment:
Workers laid off from restaurants or other businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic may qualify for jobless benefits if they were dismissed "through no fault of their own." You can apply for benefits at www.azui.com.
To download more information on facts, how-tos, and frequently asked questions about Unemployment Insurance during the pandemic, please visit their page here.
Small Business Administration:
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering "economic injury disaster loans" of as much as $2 million to companies and businesses across the state struggling to make ends meet during the crisis.
To apply for the SBA loans online at disasterloan.sba.gov/ela, by calling 800-659-2955 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing should call 800-877-8339.
Arizona Job Openings:
For a full list of Arizona employers with immediate openings, visit arizonaatwork.com.
Yavapai area resources for local job seekers and business owners can visit YCAZBusinesses.org.
For updated information on certain events throughout northern Arizona, please contact the venue directly.
Please contact your church for more information regarding services.
City of Flagstaff:
Contact (928) 213-2000 or visit their website.
City of Prescott:
Contact: (928) 777-1220 or visit their website.
Contact: (928) 871-6330 or visit their website.
First Responder Mental Health Apps
The 100 Club of Arizona is offering two mobile apps, sponsored by the Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation, to help first responders find mental health resources from a distance, as they cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
The Bulletproof app for all sworn officers, non-sworn/professional staff and family members is available now, free of charge, for any iPhone or Android device. It is available via the App Store or Google Play.
Fireproof, an app for all sworn firefighters, non-sworn fire department staff and family members. It is available via the App Store or Google Play.
A special, department specific code is required to access the apps. First responders and their families can request the code from their agency’s wellness coordinator.
Learn more at 100club.org.
Tourism and Attractions:
Lowell Observatory is closed until further notice.
The Havasupai Tribal Council has suspended all tourism.
The Grand Canyon is closed until further notice. * The south rim of the Grand Canyon has re-opened to limited visitor access. Read our story here.
Navajo Gaming casinos and resorts are temporarily closed from March 17 to April 6. *Extending Closure to June 7th.
Grand Falls is closed to the public.
Hoover Dam is closed to the public until further notice.
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Units throughout the county are recruiting volunteers for search and rescue. All volunteers with Search and Rescue need to be associated with one of our four regional Units (Bullhead City, Kingman, Lake Havasu City or the Arizona Strip). Each of the Units have a process to join and begin with attending their monthly meetings. Each searcher has a set of required training that must be completed within the first year during a probationary period. Additional training opportunities are available throughout the year that includes the art of tracking; search tactics, land navigation, technical rope rescues, swift water rescues, wilderness survival, and helicopter operations. For more information and to download the application to apply, visit MohaveSearch.com.
If you are interested in attending one of their next meetings, their schedule is below.
Bullhead City SAR Unit
Tuesday, June 2nd – 6:30pm (First Tuesday of the month, meets at Bullhead City PD Training Room)
1255 Marina Blvd, Bullhead City, AZ
Lake Havasu City SAR Unit
Wednesday, June 3rd – 6:30pm (First Wednesday of the month, meets at Lake Havasu Fire Station 2)
2065 N Kiowa Blvd, Lake Havasu
Kingman SAR Unit
Thursday, June 4th – 6:30pm (First Thursday of the month, meets at the Sheriff’s Office Training room in Kingman)
600 W Beale Street, Kingman
Arizona Strip Unit
Monday, June 15th – 7pm (Third Monday of the month)
Location varies – Contact the Sheriff’s Office for more information at (928) 753-0753 x4221