Dear Neighbors

Yavapai County has 31 Cases of COVID-19; First Minor
. . . . . the calendar crew  
For Immediate Release
4/1/2020 3:52 PM
For further information, contact: Terri Farneti, Public Health Coordinator
928.442.5596
April 1st Afternoon Update – Yavapai County Community Health Services
Yavapai County has 31 Cases of COVID-19; First Minor
21,058 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19.   619 residents have been tested in Yavapai County, with  591 tests being negative. We now have  31 positive cases in Yavapai County , 19 residents in the Quad-Cities area, and  12 in the Verde Valley area have been affected; 13 seniors 65+, 17 adults 18-64; 1 minor. 17 males, 14 females.  YRMC has reported 2 of the 3 patients hospitalized have been discharged, so only 1 remains in the hospital. The YCCHS Epidemiologist will be following up with the released patients as they recover at home.
·       COVID-19 is widespread in Arizona.  Everyone should assume COVID-19 is in their community.
·       The Yavapai Emergency Phone Bank – 928-442-5103
·       COVID-19 Hotline call 2-1-1 from 8 to 8 p.m. each day of the week
·       COVID-19 information en español   and Governor’s site:  https://arizonatogether.org/es
Governor Ducey’s Executive Order – Stay Home. Stay Healthy. Stay Connected through 4/30
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive order is in effect requiring residents to stay home unless they have an urgent need to go out for specific allowable purposes – such as grocery shopping, trips to the pharmacy or the bank, and to periodically exercise at a space of six feet apart from others.  The Attorney General has stated law enforcement’s goal is to educate and inform, however by state statute this order can be enforced, with an opportunity to comply.   Here’s the link to the Executive Order.
COVID-19 Town Hall Meeting Thursday Night at 6:00 p.m.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has announced plans for a statewide town hall meeting that will air on all the state’s television stations.  It will be an hour-long conversation about the latest information regarding the coronavirus pandemic. There will be no live audience at the town hall. However, members of the public can submit “virtual questions” in advance through local television and media outlets across the state.
City of Prescott is hosting a Small Business Virtual Town Hall on Friday, April 3 @ 1:00 p.m.
Mayor Mengarelli will host a virtual “Town Hall Meeting” for Prescott’s small business owners from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. via Zoom.  This meeting will give local business owners the opportunity to receive updates from representatives of local government, the Yavapai College Small Business Development Center, Northern Arizona Council of Governments, and the Prescott Chamber of Commerce. Participants can ask questions regarding the Governor’s Executive Orders.  Go to  www.prescott.az-gov/city-management/communications/covid-19 for the details.
Today is Census Day:   Make sure you and your family are counted!  https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2020/census-day.html
For up-to-date information, visit our website:   www.yavapai.us/chs .
Bryan Thomas
Crime Prevention Specialist
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office
255 E. Gurley St. Prescott,  AZ 86301
(928) 777-7223
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