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
- 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.
Ducey announced the following guidance for reopening businesses:
- Gyms and fitness providers
- Spas, massage therapists and personal services
- Places of worship
- Barbers and salons
- Retail establishments
- Organized youth activities
Here are additional considerations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
- Schools and childcare
- Youth and summer camps
- Homeless and shelter providers
- Mass gatherings and large events
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:
- General COVID-19 questions.
- What type of information you should expect to hear.
- Businesses reopening.
Still have questions? Email email@example.com.
Events and other cancellations
The city of Sedona is evaluating events at city facilities on a case-by-case basis. Regarding recreation facility rentals like the HUB, rec room, fields, ramadas, etc., on July 1, 2020, the Parks and Recreation Department will take reservations for events occurring after August 1, 2020.
The pool will reopen on Monday, June 8, 2020 for lap swim and aqua fitness classes and Monday, June 15, 2020 for rec swim. Read more.
For people looking for community resources like food, shelter and economic relief, view this list. (Updated 5-28-20)
For businesses looking for resources and assistance including loans and employee needs, view this list. (Updated 4-20-20)
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:
- Coconino County Health and Human Services COVID-19 hotline: 928-679-7300 and website.
- Yavapai County Health Services hotline: 928-442-5103 and website.
- Statewide hotline on all COVID-19-related issues: dial 211.
- CDC website on coronavirus.
- Tips on coronavirus prevention and 10 ways to manage respiratory symptoms at home.
- Arizona Department of Health and Human Services information.
- CDC’s travel notices.
- The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America.
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.