COVID-19 Response

Arizona Department of Health Services

Updated Recommendations - 3/30/2020
  • Effective close of business Tuesday, March 31, Arizonans shall limit their time away from their place of residence or property, except: 
    • To conduct or participate in essential activities, and/or; 
    • For employment, to volunteer or participate in essential functions; or 
    • To utilize any services or products provided by essential business services; 
    • And 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. 
  • Essential businesses that remain open shall implement rules and procedures that facilitate physical distancing and spacing of individuals of at least 6 feet. 
    • Businesses, operations, and activities deemed essential by the state were clarified here. 
  • Arizonans are encouraged to improve social connectedness, resiliency, and help-seeking behavior. 
  • Arizona schools state-wide are closed through the end of the school year. 
  • All restaurants are required to provide dine-out options only. 
  • All bars, movie theaters, and gyms are required to close. 
  • All elective surgeries are halted in the state of Arizona. 
  • If someone in your family has tested positive for COVID-19, keep the entire household at home and contact your medical provider. 
  • All mass gatherings of 10 or more people must be canceled or postponed.

Santa Cruz County Department of Health Services

If you have recently traveled to an area where COVID-19 is circulating, and have developed fever with cough or shortness of breath within 14 days of your travel, or have had contact with someone who is suspected to have 2019 novel coronavirus, please stay home. Most people with COVID-19 develop mild symptoms. If you have mild symptoms, please do not seek medical care, but do stay home and practice social distancing from others in the household where possible. If you do have shortness of breath or more severe symptoms, please call your health care provider to get instructions before arriving.

City Of Nogales

The City of Nogales is taking decisive action to respond to the spread of COVID-19 and protect the residents of Nogales:
  • The City setup and staffed a Situation Room to provide decision-makers with information, in response to the growing threat of COVID-19. The Situation Room is staffed with individuals with multiple decades of experience in public safety and emergency management.
  • The City sent health guidance from the CDC to all employees
  • The City suspended non-essential travel for all employees
  • The City sent packets of information from CDC and AARP to 189 public housing residences, who have a head of household above the age of 60 years old.

National and World Health and Statistics

Following resources is a compilation of national and world COVID-19 research, how to keep the Novel Coronavirus at bay, and current and projected statistics of cases at the state level and around the world.