- FLAGSTAFF, Ariz - The city of Flagstaff has declared a State of Emergency due to impacts of COVID-19. The Declaration allows the city to seek resources and recovery
Flagstaff is declaring a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The city issued the following news release this afternoon:
The city recognizes the necessity of precautionary measures due to the widespread nature of the threat posed to public health and safety of our community, Flagstaff is declaring a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
"The economic impacts to our small businesses and our tourism industry, which is thbackbone of our economy are severe," said Mayor Coral Evans. "We are working closely
with Coconino County Health and Human Services who under state law is delegated the authority over public healthmatters on our local response to monitor this situation and ensure the safety and well-being of our community."
The city continues to plan and prepare for event and facility closures, modified staffing plans and work-from-home programs. More details on these plans areforthcoming.
Citizens are urged to cooperate with this emergency declaration and to every degrepossible, abide by the safety announcements, advisories and restrictions established
by County, State and Federal authorities.
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