Governor Doug Ducey

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The mayor of Flagstaff says her decision to close nail salons and beauty parlors is not prohibited by the governor's order blocking cities from expanding his list of businesses that can't be shuttered to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.

Arizona Department of Emergency Management

A woman who has been a key figure leading Arizona’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has resigned. Wendy Smith-Reeve had been director of the Arizona Division of Emergency Management until her resignation was accepted by Governor Doug Ducey on Saturday.

Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans has extended business closures for an indefinite period of time because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Her original proclamation stated the Flagstaff closures would end on April 1.   Extending the order on businesses puts Flagstaff under compliance with Governor Doug Ducey’s executive order on closures.

Arizona National Guard Work Picks Up As Virus Cases Rise

Mar 27, 2020
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The Arizona National Guard is stepping up its efforts to ensure the food supply can meet the extraordinary demand during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Governor Doug Ducey has requested changes to federal food assistance programs in Arizona that would allow the purchase of hot meals with the benefits and faster approval of eligibility during the pandemic.