VIDEO: Governor Ducey, ADHS Director Dr. Christ, Superintendent Hoffman Share Updates On COVID-19

News Release

March 19, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman joined Sunset Elementary School faculty and volunteers and Cartwright Elementary School District Superintendent Dr. LeeAnn Aguilar-Lawlor to distribute meals and help amplify information about where Arizona kids can access free meals during school closures.

After distributing meals, the Governor, Dr. Christ and Superintendent Hoffman held a briefing to discuss the latest information on COVID-19. Earlier this week, the Arizona Department of Health Services issued updated guidance related to dining establishments, child care providers, nursing homes, and additional social distancing measures. The guidance, which aligns with recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recommends canceling or postponing gatherings of 10 or more people. For more information, click HERE.

Watch the full briefing HERE. The Governor was joined by Arizona Department of Health Director Dr. Cara Christ, Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman, Cartwright School District Superintendent Dr. LeeAnn Aguilar-Lawlor and Cartwright Governing Board President Marissa Hernandez.

For daily Arizona updates on COVID-19, click HERE.

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