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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Governor Ducey Rescinds 25 Pandemic-Related Executive Orders

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today is rescinding 25 Executive Orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic following action by the Arizona Legislature to codify into law many of the policies enacted by the Executive Orders to protect against excessive mandate...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 20, 2021

Governor Ducey Bans Vaccine Passports

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order banning "vaccine passports" and preventing state and local governments from requiring Arizonans to provide their COVID-19 vaccination status to receive service or enter an a...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Governor Ducey Announces New Phase Of COVID-19 Mitigation

With Declining Cases And Hospitalizations At Lowest Levels In Months, Business Guidelines Transition From Requirements To Recommendations

PHOENIX — With the state of Arizona hitting several important public health benchmarks, Governor Do...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Arizona Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility To All

Arizonans Age 16 And Up Can Be Vaccinated At State Sites

PHOENIX — Registration at Arizona’s state-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in Maricopa, Pima and Yuma counties will be open to all Arizonans 16 and older beginning at 8 a.m. We...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 5, 2021

Governor Ducey Announces Next Phase Of Business And Safety Protocols

PHOENIX -- Governor Doug Ducey today announced the next phase of COVID-19 mitigation. With cases dropping in Arizona, and vaccine distribution underway, it’s still important to keep our guard up, and these protocols reflect that approach.

The announcement ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Extending the Eviction Moratorium

As a protective public health measure, and at the direction of President Biden, the director of the CDC has extended the current order temporarily halting residential evictions until at least March 31, 2021.

Statement from CDC Director, Rochelle P. Walensk...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Mask Up, Sahuarita! - Community Cooperation Needed

Mask up, Sahuarita! - Community Cooperation Needed

Help Sahuarita Stay Safe: A Message from Mayor Tom Murphy

The past ten months have been a test of our healthcare system, our economy, our resolve, and our community spirit. But despite the challenges we&...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Local First Arizona Crisis and Contingency Safety Net Fund

Local First Arizona will begin accepting applications this morning for small business grants for certain businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes business entities such as gyms, bars, night clubs, water parks, and others affected by the...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 11, 2020

COVID-19 ASSISTANCE: Pima County is offering financial assistance to child care providers up to $10k

Pima County is offering $2 million in a small business assistance grant program to reimburse child care providers for costs associated with reopening and operating safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The County will provide up to $10K per business owner....

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Further Protect Public Health

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Further Protect Public Health

July 23, 2020 - Read Executive Order: 2020-52 - Continuation of Executive Order 2020-43, Slowing the Spread of COVID-19PHOENIX? — Governor Doug Ducey today extended an executi...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces Additional Dollars, Flexibility and Clarity To Arizona Schools

Governor Ducey Announces Additional Dollars, Flexibility and Clarity To Arizona Schools

Read Executive Order: 2020-51 - Arizona: Open for Learning

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced additional resources, flexibility and clarity...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Executive Order: 2020-50 - Protecting The Public's Right To Vote

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Improving Voting Safety, Staffing

July 22, 2020 (Read Executive Order: 2020-50 - Protecting The Public’s Right To Vote)

PHOENIX? — Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order to bolster the e...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Governor Ducey Extends COVID-19 Eviction Protections; Expands Rental Assistance Access

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today signed an Executive Order extending a moratorium on residential evictions until October 31, 2020, providing continued protections for renters who are facing economic hardship as a result of COVID-19. The order...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces New Actions To Contain COVID-19

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced additional actions to contain the spread of COVID-19, including the signing of an Executive Order that requires restaurants with indoor seating to operate at less than 50 percent capacity. T...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Executive Order 2020-48 - Enhanced Surveillance Advisory

Governor Ducey’s order announces new testing initiatives being launched for under-served areas.  Read the Executive Order here: Executive Order 2020-48 - Enhanced Surveillance Advisory

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Executive Order 2020-47 - Reducing the Risk, Slowing the Spread, Limiting Indoor Dining

Governor Ducey’s order declares that every restaurant with indoor seating in the State of Arizona should operate at less than 50% capacity. 

Read the Executive Order here: Executive Order 2020-47 - Reducing the Risk, Slowing the Spread, ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

ADHS and ASU Announce Partnership to Increase COVID-19 Testing in Arizona

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and Arizona State University (ASU) announced a new partnership today that will increase COVID-19 diagnostic testing in Arizona. ASU will launch several testing sites that will provide fr...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Sonora Quest Collaborates with State and Health Care Leaders to Vastly Expand COVID-19 Testing

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey announced today a strategic collaboration with Sonora Quest Laboratories, the market share leader in diagnostics laboratory testing in Arizona, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 8, 2020

$600,000 For Arizona Small Business Support

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced $600,000 to fund the launch of Arizona Small Business Association’s (ASBA) Live Local program, training small businesses to find and navigate resources available during COVID-19, helping th...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Executive Orders 2020-42, 43 and 44 - Pausing of Arizona's Reopening and Other Protective Meaures

Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey today renewed Executive Order 2020-27 from April 9 and put into effect 2020-43 and 44. The combination of orders closes bars, gyms, movie theaters, water parks, and river tubing establish...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Maskup, Sahuarita! - Anti-mandate, Not Anti-Mask

Maskup, Sahuarita! Anti-mandate, Not Anti-mask

A Message from Mayor Tom Murphy

Please read Mayor Murphy’s statement here.

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COVID-19 Updates