Updated Guidance For Arizonans, Businesses

PHOENIX⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey today announced an extension of physical distancing measures while laying out a step-by-step approach to continue reenergizing Arizona’s economy. The Governor today issued an Executive Order extending Arizona’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected Order until May 15, 2020. The order also continues Arizona’s gradual economic reopening, allowing retail businesses to begin partial operations starting next week. … Read More

Supporting Each Other ‘The Arizona Way’

During Governor Ducey’s State of the State Address in January, he talked about The Arizona Way. And with the COVID-19 health emergency, that saying has taken on a new meaning. Arizonans across the state are stepping up to help one another and provide support wherever needed — and they’re doing it The Arizona Way.   Here are just some of the … Read More

Governor Ducey Issues New Guidance On Elective Surgeries

PHOENIX⁠ — With hospitals reporting increased availability of personal protective equipment (PPE) and bed capacity, Governor Ducey today issued an Executive Order removing restrictions on conducting elective surgeries for hospitals, health care facilities and providers that meet certain preparedness criteria. Under the new order, hospitals, dental offices and other health facilities can resume conducting elective surgeries on May 1 if they … Read More

Attorney General’s Office Issues Advisory Regarding Work-From-Home Scams

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich advises Arizonans to properly verify work-from-home opportunities. Scammers frequently take advantage of major events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, by using the resulting economic distress to steal money and personal information from consumers. The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is aware of scams in Arizona attempting to take advantage of Arizonans by posting fake work-from-home jobs. Work-from-home … Read More

Governor’s Executive Order Permits Food Trucks At ADOT Rest Areas

PHOENIX⁠ — To help the long-haul truckers keeping Arizonans supplied with food and essentials, Governor Doug Ducey has issued an Executive Order allowing food trucks to operate at eight Arizona Department of Transportation rest areas. While commercial activity is ordinarily prohibited at federally funded rest areas, the Federal Highway Administration recently permitted states to allow food trucks at rest areas while the … Read More

Arizona To Light Capitol Blue To Honor Health Care Workers, First Responders

PHOENIX⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey today announced buildings and structures around the state will be lit blue as a symbol of support for Arizona’s frontline medical workers and emergency responders battling COVID-19. As part of the campaign, buildings like the Arizona Capitol, executive tower, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, cities of Phoenix, Tempe and Tucson, State Farm at Tempe Town Lake and more … Read More

Ducey Outlines Early Path On When To Reopen Economy

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey outlined in a series of tweets his early dialogues and thought process for reopening the economy and businesses while balancing that with COVID-19 pandemic’s public health concerns. President Donald Trump and governors in other states including California, Texas, New York and Florida are also trying to navigate the Coronavirus and reopening the economy. Here are Ducey’s … Read More

Governor Ducey: Frontline Workers Utilize Arizona Enrichment Centers

Arizona Enrichment Centers have launched to offer child care for the children of first responders, critical health care workers and essential public sector workers serving others as Arizona works to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Governor’s Office partnered with the Arizona Departments of Education, Economic Security, Health Services and Administration as well as First Things First, the Governor’s Office … Read More

Governor Doug Ducey Announces $5.3 Million For Meals For Arizona Seniors

(Phoenix) —Governor Doug Ducey today announced that Arizona has received more than $5.3 million in grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help Arizona communities provide meals for older adults. The dollars will support both meal delivery programs and programs serving senior centers and are part of a relief package, the Families First Coronavirus Response … Read More

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Announces Latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) Actions

(March 19, 2020) — Governor Doug Ducey today announced additional mitigation strategies to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Arizona. “We remain focused in the state of Arizona on proactively limiting the spread of COVID-19,” said Governor Ducey. “These latest actions are based on the facts and on data and come after careful consultation with public health experts from every county … Read More