Guidance from the Governor: New Executive Order

Today, the Governor’s office announced three new executive orders due to rising COVID-19 cases in Arizona. These orders cover target start dates for school, operating restrictions for certain businesses, and protecting our health care professionals. The full text of the executive orders can be found on the Governor’s website.

Order #1:

  • Renews the “Good Samaritan Order” which protects paid and volunteer healthcare professionals working on the front line (see executive order for full guidance).
  • In effect until December 31, 2020.

Order #2: 

  • Operations for bars, gyms, movie theaters, waterparks and tubing will be temporarily paused (see executive order for full guidance).
  • Mass gatherings of 50 or more people should be limited. 
  • No more than 10 people should congregate in or near public or private pools. 
  • In effect until July 27, 2020, unless extended.

Order #3: 

  • Delays the first day of in-person school to a target date of August 17, 2020. Schools may begin on their planned start date prior to August 17th, only if through distance learning is implemented (see executive order for full guidance).
  • In effect until the start of in-person classes.

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