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.
Governor issues stay-at-home order
On March 30, 2020, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced a mandatory stay-at-home Executive Order. Until April 30, 2020, all Arizona residents must stay at home except:
- To conduct or participate in essential activities.
- For employment, to volunteer or participate in essential functions.
- To utilize any services or products provided by essential business services.
- For employment if as a sole proprietor or family owned business, work is conducted in a separate office space from your home and the business is not open to serve the public.
This Executive Order supersedes Sedona Mayor Sandy Moriarty’s previous Emergency Proclamation.
The city has compiled the following FAQs:
- Read general COVID-19 questions here.
- Read questions on what type of information you should expect to hear here.
- Read the FAQ on what the stay-at-home order means here.
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 9, 2020. In accordance with the Governor's Executive Order, all private, non-city events must be canceled unless they are deemed essential services.
Cancellations will additionally be made for all non-essential city meetings and programs with the public, until April 30, 2020. The pool is closed until further notice.
Read more on cancellations here.
For people looking for community resources like food, shelter and economic relief, view this list. (Updated 3-27-20)
For businesses looking for resources and assistance including loans and employee needs, view this list. (Updated 4-1-20)
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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (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.
- Coconino County COVID-19 testing information.
- 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.
Virtual and phone services
Beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the city of Sedona is closed to in-person access to city facilities, and has moved to virtual and phone services. This will be reevaluated on April 5, 2020. Read this news release for details.
A detailed explanation of city services, programs and contact information offered at this time is available here.