Guidelines for paused businesses to reopen can be found here.
Local Face Mask Requirements:
Chino Valley - "While we will not mandate the wearing of face masks at this time, we encourage the citizens of Chino Valley to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. We urge all to practice social distancing, wear facemasks when in public, avoid large gatherings, and wash hands and use hand sanitizer when soap and water isn’t readily available." - Mayor Darryl Croft
Clarkdale - A proclamation and continued declaration of emergency by Clarkdale Mayor Doug Von Gausig Friday (June 19th) requires face coverings in Clarkdale.
Cottonwood - Face coverings are required until further notice.
Flagstaff - Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans has updated the Emergency Proclamation issued March 16th to include a requirement to wear face coverings in public places where social distancing isn't possible. The proclamation will take effect June 20th at 8 p.m. and will continue until further notice. For the purposes of the proclamation, "public place" means any place the public is allowed, including but not limited to restaurants, bars, theaters, libraries, museums, gyms and fitness centers, grocery and convenience stores, nursing homes, and shelters.
Kingman - The Kingman City Council voted to end the mask mandate, Tuesday (October 20th) evening at the regularly scheduled City Council meeting; however local businesses can still require face coverings due to their individual store policies. Kingman City Government buildings will still require the use of face coverings in buildings.
Payson - The City of Payson has lifted their face mask requirement.
Prescott - "In coordination with Yavapai Community Health Services, I will not create any new policies or requirements of our citizens at this time. However, I strongly urge citizens to follow the protocols set forth by the County, and the Arizona Department of Health Services." - Mayor Greg Mengarelli
Prescott Valley - Prescott Valley is not requiring citizens to wear face masks when out in public, but strongly encourages it in situations where social distance is hard to maintain.
Sedona - Beginning today (June 25th), the city of Sedona will require face coverings to be worn in public places and private businesses when physical distancing isn't possible, in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus. The mandate applies to restaurants, bars, salons, places of worship, gyms and public pools, among other places.
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 email@example.com. 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 Kingman:
Please 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's phased reopening plan can be found here.
The Havasupai Tribal Council has suspended all tourism.
Updates on Grand Canyon operating status can be found here.
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.