COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving issue. The city of Sedona's primary focus is to protect residents from the spread of the virus. This webpage will be updated as new information is available.

Stay-at-home order expired May 15th

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey's stay-at-home Executive Order expired on May 15, 2020. In its place Ducey announced another Executive Order in effect until further notice, saying:

  • vulnerable populations should continue to stay at home.
  • businesses follow CDC guidelines.
  • continue to telework.
  • continue to physical distance.
  • avoid large gatherings.
  • schools continue to be closed.
  • in person visitations to nursing homes are prohibited.

This Executive Order supersedes Sedona Mayor Sandy Moriarty’s Emergency Proclamation and prohibits cities from issuing any further restrictions that conflict with the Executive Order.

Reopening guidelines 

Ducey announced the following guidance for reopening businesses: 

Here are additional considerations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Restrictions to bars will continue as they have, with more specific guidance from Ducey expected in the coming weeks.

Be safe, clean, ready

Sedona businesses and customers are encouraged to follow the Safe, Clean, Ready guidelines developed with the Sedona Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. 


The city has compiled the following FAQs:

Still have questions? Email

Events and other cancellations

The city of Sedona cancelled all city-sponsored and city-permitted large gatherings or events, or private gatherings or events on city properties, until May 31, 2020.

The pool is closed until further notice, with the goal of opening in June.


Community Resources

For people looking for community resources like food, shelter and economic relief, view this list. (Updated 5-28-20)

Business Resources

For businesses looking for resources and assistance including loans and employee needs, view this list. (Updated 4-20-20)

Other Resources

The city, in coordination with Coconino and Yavapai counties, is monitoring the situation daily and following the guidelines set-forth by the federal, state and county government and CDC. 

Look to the following CDC, state and county resources for more information on COVID-19:

City phases back into in-person services

Beginning May 26th, city offices will be open for in-person services from 8 am to noon. The city will require physical distancing and mask wearing protocols for any in-person meetings. At a later date, City Hall will phase into full office hours, as city staff gradually return to in-office work.  

Read this news release for details.