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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Local First Arizona Crisis and Contingency Safety Net Fund

Local First Arizona will begin accepting applications this morning for small business grants for certain businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes business entities such as gyms, bars, night clubs, water parks, and others affected by the...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 11, 2020

COVID-19 ASSISTANCE: Pima County is offering financial assistance to child care providers up to $10k

Pima County is offering $2 million in a small business assistance grant program to reimburse child care providers for costs associated with reopening and operating safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The County will provide up to $10K per business owner....

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Further Protect Public Health

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Further Protect Public Health

July 23, 2020 - Read Executive Order: 2020-52 - Continuation of Executive Order 2020-43, Slowing the Spread of COVID-19PHOENIX⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey today extended an executi...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces Additional Dollars, Flexibility and Clarity To Arizona Schools

Governor Ducey Announces Additional Dollars, Flexibility and Clarity To Arizona Schools

Read Executive Order: 2020-51 - Arizona: Open for Learning

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced additional resources, flexibility and clarity...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Executive Order: 2020-50 - Protecting The Public's Right To Vote

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Improving Voting Safety, Staffing

July 22, 2020 (Read Executive Order: 2020-50 - Protecting The Public’s Right To Vote)

PHOENIX⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order to bolster the e...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Governor Ducey Extends COVID-19 Eviction Protections; Expands Rental Assistance Access

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today signed an Executive Order extending a moratorium on residential evictions until October 31, 2020, providing continued protections for renters who are facing economic hardship as a result of COVID-19. The order...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces New Actions To Contain COVID-19

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced additional actions to contain the spread of COVID-19, including the signing of an Executive Order that requires restaurants with indoor seating to operate at less than 50 percent capacity. T...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Executive Order 2020-48 - Enhanced Surveillance Advisory

Governor Ducey’s order announces new testing initiatives being launched for under-served areas.  Read the Executive Order here: Executive Order 2020-48 - Enhanced Surveillance Advisory

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Executive Order 2020-47 - Reducing the Risk, Slowing the Spread, Limiting Indoor Dining

Governor Ducey’s order declares that every restaurant with indoor seating in the State of Arizona should operate at less than 50% capacity. 

Read the Executive Order here: Executive Order 2020-47 - Reducing the Risk, Slowing the Spread, ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

ADHS and ASU Announce Partnership to Increase COVID-19 Testing in Arizona

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and Arizona State University (ASU) announced a new partnership today that will increase COVID-19 diagnostic testing in Arizona. ASU will launch several testing sites that will provide fr...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Sonora Quest Collaborates with State and Health Care Leaders to Vastly Expand COVID-19 Testing

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey announced today a strategic collaboration with Sonora Quest Laboratories, the market share leader in diagnostics laboratory testing in Arizona, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 8, 2020

$600,000 For Arizona Small Business Support

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced $600,000 to fund the launch of Arizona Small Business Association’s (ASBA) Live Local program, training small businesses to find and navigate resources available during COVID-19, helping th...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Executive Orders 2020-42, 43 and 44 - Pausing of Arizona's Reopening and Other Protective Meaures

Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey today renewed Executive Order 2020-27 from April 9 and put into effect 2020-43 and 44. The combination of orders closes bars, gyms, movie theaters, water parks, and river tubing establish...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Maskup, Sahuarita! - Anti-mandate, Not Anti-Mask

Maskup, Sahuarita! Anti-mandate, Not Anti-mask

A Message from Mayor Tom Murphy

Please read Mayor Murphy’s statement here.

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 25, 2020

The Town of Sahuarita has committed up to $600,000 in one-time funds

The goal of this program is to provide financial assistance to Sahuarita-based small businesses that have suffered negative economic impact due to the mandatory business closures or due to limited services for the purpose of stemming the spread of COVID-1...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Town Will Not Mandate Face Coverings

SAHUARITA, Ariz. — The Town of Sahuarita continues to ask that residents follow the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in regard to curbing the spread of COVID-19, according to Mayor Tom Murphy. This reminder comes on the heels ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Mayoral Proclamation Makes Temporary Modifications to Building and Zoning Requirements

On May 14, Mayor Tom Murphy issued a proclamation to create temporary modifications to building and zoning requirements for restaurants and bars serving food. Murphy noted that these temporary measures have been taken in the interest of public health and ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces Next Phase Of Arizona Recovery

Stay At Home Order To Expire On May 15; Replaced By New Guidance For Economic Recovery That Prioritizes Health And Physical Distancing 

Media Release: Guidance for Economic Recovery, Health, and Physical Distancing

Executive Order: Stay Healthy, Re...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Trico Donates $250,000 to Help Members and Communities Affected by COVID-19 Crisis

Trico Electric Cooperative is committed to helping our Members and the communities we serve as we face the health and economic challenges presented by the COVID-19 emergency.

In partnership with the Trico Foundation and the Trico Electric Charitable Trust,...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Guidance For Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Barbers And Cosmetologists

Following continued positive data trends, Governor Doug Ducey today announced the next steps Arizona will take to gradually reenergize the economy. The Governor issued an Executive Order allowing cosmetologists and barber shops to resume appointment-based...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Pima County's Dislocated Worker Hotline Assists in Multiple Ways

The Pima County Dislocated Worker Hotline is serving to help in many other ways than just guidance with Arizona unemployment benefits.

The hotline -- 520-724-5375 – was established March 26 to respond to the unprecedented surge in unemployment du...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Halting Evictions For Small Businesses And Nonprofits

Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order halting evictions in the state for small businesses and nonprofits that are unable to pay rent due to financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The order also encourages commercial landlords to...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

“Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected”

PHOENIX⁠ — “Stay home, Stay healthy, Stay connected” – that’s what the state is asking of fellow Arizonans in the continued effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.The latest Executive Order issued today by ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Town Temporarily Suspends Wastewater Late Fees

Town Temporarily Suspends Wastewater Late Fees

Sahuarita Wastewater Utility is taking proactive steps to support public health and our customers. Our customer service representatives stand ready to help customers affected by this pandemic with payment plan...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

If you need financial assistance relating to COVID-19

If you need assistance finding food, paying house bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, dial 211, search on the homepage of 211Arizona.com or download the 211 Arizona app. 

In response to COVID-19, many organizations have m...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Mayor's Proclamation Suspends Sign Code Provisions During COVID-19 Emergency

Mayor Tom Murphy has suspended provisions for temporary signs in Sahuarita due to the COVID-19 emergency. Read the proclamation here.

PROCLAMATION SUSPENDING CERTAIN SIGN CODE PROVISIONS DURING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

TEP, UniSource Pledge $1 Million Assistance and Partnership with Governor Ducey

Tucson Electric Power and UniSource Energy Services will donate a combined $1 million to bill payment assistance and other coronavirus relief efforts in the communities they serve across Arizona. The companies will contribute $500,000 to the COVID-19 Comm...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Banner Health COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing

Banner has established four specimen collection sites in Arizona – three in the Phoenix metropolitan area and one in Tucson. If you are concerned that you might have COVID-19, call 1-844-549-1851 and a member of our clinical team will screen you...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Sahuarita Parks and Playground Equipment Safety

Playground equipment and surface areas are power washed regularly and our Parks staff are increasing these efforts with safe disinfectants. However, as the COVID-19 virus can live on surfaces for a number of hours, we strongly encourage parents to avoid u...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Governor Ducey Prevents Lower-Level Jurisdictions from Closing Essential Services

Governor Ducey issued and executive order today barring lower-level jurisdictions from closing businesses categorized as "essential services." Read the executive order: Executive Order 2020-12

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Public parks and safety measures

Dear Residents of Sahuarita,

Our public parks are still open and we are happy to see that you are enjoying the beautiful weather outside. We do ask that you enjoy the parks and fields responsibly, and be courteous of others while practicing the recommended...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Temporary store closures in Sahuarita

TJ Maxx, Ross, Bealls Outlet and Ashley HomeStore will be temporarily closed until further notice.

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces Latest COVID-19 Actions

“We remain focused in the state of Arizona on proactively limiting the spread of COVID-19,” said Governor Ducey. “These latest actions are based on the facts and on data, and come after careful consultation with public health...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

New website launches with updates and information.

TOWN OF SAHUARITA LAUNCHES THE COVID-19 UPDATES AND INFORMATION WEBSITE:

WWW.SAHUARITAAZ.GOV/COVID-19

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Sahuarita Food Bank is Open with Extended Thursday Hours

From the Sahuarita Food Bank website: In keeping with best practice for preventing the spread of illness, the Sahuarita Food Bank is switching food distribution to a drive-through model to limit person-to-person contact, has cancelled all large events and...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Sahuarita Unified School District meal pickup

Sahuarita Unified School District meal pickup

Beginning Monday, SUSD will provide curbside meal service for children ages 1-18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Pickup is at Wrightson Ridge School in Sahuarita and Sopori Elementary in Amado.

Each meal will include lunc...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Tohono O'Odham to Temporarily Suspend Gaming Operations

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment Press Release

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

For Immediate Release

Contact: Treena Parvello, 520-342-2905

Matt Smith, 520-321-1111 TOHONO O’ODHAM NATION TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND GAMING OPERATIONS Action taken to S...

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COVID-19 Updates