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Governor requires incoming flyers from certain locations to self-quarantine

Post Date:04/08/2020 5:57 p.m.

SEDONA, Ariz. – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued an Executive Order that beginning April 9, 2020, anyone entering Arizona through any airport from areas with substantial community spread of COVID-19 must self-quarantine for 14 days. 

According to the Office of the Governor:

  • Communities with substantial community spread, includes but is not limited to the New York Tri-State Area (Connecticut, New Jersey and New York).
  • Additional areas of substantial community spread may be added in consultation with the Director of the Arizona Department of Health Services or if a travel advisory is issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • The Arizona Department of Health Services will coordinate with each aviation and airport authority in Arizona to effectuate the isolation or self-quarantine.
  • Any person who violates the order may be charged with a Class 1 misdemeanor and is subject to a fine not to exceed $2,500.

This order does not apply to: airline employees, military personnel, healthcare workers, human services personnel, workers conducting essential infrastructure operations and workers providing essential governmental functions. 

Read the entire announcement here.

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