VIDEO: Governor Ducey Shares COVID-19 Updates, New Actions To Contain Virus

News Release

June 29, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ and Arizona Department of Military and Emergency Affairs Director Major General Michael T. McGuire today held a briefing to provide public health updates and announce further action to reverse COVID-19 spread in Arizona.

The Governor today signed an Executive Order to prohibit large gatherings, cease the issuance of new special event licenses and pause the operations of bars, gyms, movie theaters, waterparks and tubing rentals. The pause of these business operations takes effect at 8:00 p.m. today, Monday, June 29 and is in effect for one month. He also signed an Executive Order to delay the first day of school for in-person learning until August 17, 2020. Schools will be able to conduct distance learning should they choose before then. 

View the full briefing HERE. 

View the slides from the Governor’s briefing HERE.

View the Executive Order pausing certain business operations HERE.

View the Executive Order protecting public health for students and teachers HERE.