ORDER: ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected,’ says Arizona Governor

State of Arizona Office of the Governor | March 30, 2020

“Stay home, Stay healthy, Stay connected” – that’s what the state is asking of fellow Arizonans in the continued effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. The latest Executive Order issued today by Governor Doug Ducey follows new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and comes at the recommendation of public health officials who are tracking data … [More]

Extension of School Closures through End of School Year

State of Arizona Office of the Governor | March 30, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman today announced the extension of Arizona school closures through the end of the school year. The extension follows updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and an announcement from the White House extending physical distancing guidelines until April 30, 2020. Governor … [More]

BBB Scam Alert: False Advertising and Pandemic Price Gouging

BBB | March 27, 2020

The relationship between businesses and consumers is increasingly important during a pandemic. Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns businesses against raising prices for critical items, not just because it is illegal, but because consumers are impressionable and looking to trustworthy businesses at this time of crisis. Amidst recent progressions of the novel virus COVID-19, … [More]

SAFETY: Governor Ducey Expands Telemedicine Coverage for Arizonans

State of Arizona Office of the Governor | March 25, 2020

Governor Ducey today issued an Executive Order requiring health care insurance companies to expand telemedicine coverage for all services that would normally be covered for an in-person visit. The order helps ensure that Arizonans who may be sick or under quarantine can access care from their homes and avoid potentially risky trips to a health care provider. It remains in … [More]

VIDEO: Governor Ducey, ADHS Director Dr. Christ Share COVID-19 Updates (Mar. 23, 2020)

State of Arizona Office of the Governor | March 23, 2020

https://youtu.be/0M9ogtWK1uA   Today, Governor Doug Ducey and Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ held a briefing to share updates on COVID-19. The Governor announced the issuance of an Executive Order clarifying businesses and operations deemed “essential” by the state and providing certainty to business owners, employees and families. He … [More]

SAFETY: Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Detailing “Essential Services”

State of Arizona Office of the Governor | March 23, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey today issued an executive order clarifying businesses and operations deemed “essential” by the state and providing certainty to business owners, employees and families. The order is a proactive and administrative measure to ensure consistent guidance across the state. “Arizona is focused on limiting the spread of COVID-19, while providing relief to … [More]

SAFETY: Governor Ducey Announces Launch Of 2-1-1 COVID-19 Hotline

State of Arizona Office of the Governor | March 22, 2020

Today, Governor Doug Ducey announced the launch of a new statewide COVID-19 Hotline through $2 million in funding provided by the Arizona Department of Economic Security. The hotline is administered by 2-1-1 Arizona and the Crisis Response Network and will offer an entry point to field questions and concerns from Arizona residents about COVID-19. “As we continue to combat … [More]

VIDEO: Governor Ducey Update On COVID-19 (Mar. 20, 2020)

State of Arizona Office of the Governor | March 20, 2020

  https://youtu.be/QUnGgIZKslc The Governor was joined by Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Director Major General Michael T. McGuire, Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee, St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance CEO Tom Kertis, Arizona Coyotes President and CEO Ahron Cohen and Arizona Department of … [More]