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City of Phoenix Enacts Changes to City Services as Response to Coronavirushttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1032Emergency Management & Homeland Security3/13/2020 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1032/Coronavirus_PHXNewsroom.jpgCity of Phoenix Enacts Changes to City Services as Response to Coronavirus<div class="ExternalClass4D598E20ADEF4656AFCDEB9FEEC6E3A6"><html> <h3> <a href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054" target="_blank">Please See Updated Information About Impacted Services</a> <br> </h3>The information on this page was valid at time of publication, but is now outdated. Please see the <a href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054" target="_blank">current City of Phoenix Impacted Service page for up-to-date information.​</a><br><br><br><br><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">In response to worldwide developments surrounding the Coronavirus, including the President of the United States declaring a national emergency, the city of Phoenix is taking action to ensure the safety and well-being of Phoenix's residents, businesses, visitors and its own employees. </span><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">These actions are the result of lengthy discussions with city leaders from all departments and at all levels. These decisions were also made based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Maricopa County Public Health Department. The goal is to reduce the possibility of community spread of Coronavirus by reducing large group gatherings and encouraging the use of “social distancing."</span><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><strong style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:</strong><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><strong style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Temporary closures, suspensions and cancellations:</strong><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><ul><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Human Services:</span></li><ul><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">All 15 city Senior Centers are closed: details on lunch service will be provided to each Senior Center member</span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">VITA – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program: Details on which locations are closed will be on the city website </span><a target="_blank" href="/"><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Phoenix.gov</span></a></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Head Start home visits are suspended</span></li></ul><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Parks & Recreation: All classes and programs at recreation and community centers are suspended, although community centers remain open. This includes: </span></li><ul><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Youth and Adult Sports Leagues </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Adaptive Recreation </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">PAC Afterschool programs located in school districts that have suspended school operations</span></li></ul><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">All Library in-branch programs are either suspended or cancelled during this time, although buildings remain open</span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Office of Youth and Education's AARP literary programs are cancelled</span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Community Meetings and Outreach Events in city buildings are temporarily suspended and city staff will not be attending community meetings during this time</span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Large gatherings: It is recommended that all large gatherings on city property be postponed </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">The Convention Center, Municipal Court and Aviation will make business decisions based on their contractual or other oversight governance</span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">In-person Service Offered at City Facilities: Recommendations are to use as much online services as possible where available</span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Other than Senior Centers, all city facilities are currently open</span></li></ul><strong style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">The following areas are open, but being evaluated daily:</strong><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><ul><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">City Hall and other city facility services </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Libraries</span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Parks recreation centers </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><span style="">City Services Customer Pay Stations</span><br style=""></span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Family Advocacy Center </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">One Stop Career Services </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">City Council meetings and Boards and Commission meetings including limitations on public attendance</span></li></ul><strong style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">City services currently continuing to operate:</strong><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><ul><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Online services </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Police, Fire and 911 </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Trash and recycling services </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Water and wastewater </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Planning and Development services </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Public Transit including Dial-a-Ride </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Street Maintenance </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Finance and Procurement </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Human Resources </span></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Outdoor city parks </span></li></ul><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">The following resources are available for the public to keep connected with essential city services:</span><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><ul><li><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom"><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Phoenix.gov/Newsroom</span></a><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">: The city's own news website where updates will be posted as they happen.</span><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Social Media: Information will be updated regularly on </span><a target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/cityofphoenixaz"><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Facebook</span></a><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"> and </span><a target="_blank" href="https://www.twitter.com/cityofphoenixaz"><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Twitter</span></a></li><li><a target="_blank" href="/atyourservice"><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Phoenix.gov/AtYourService</span></a><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">: The city's online portal to access and make requests for many city services.​</span><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"></li><li><a target="_blank" href="/"><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Phoenix.gov</span></a><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">: The homepage for all Phoenix departments </span></li><li><a target="_blank" href="/phxtv?FilterCategory=Title&FilterValue=PHXTV%20Live%20Stream&"><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">Phoenix.gov/PHXTV</span></a><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">: The city's 24-hour streaming service broadcasting programming from PHXTV, the city's own TV channel.​</span><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"></li><li><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">311 Assistance: The city has activated a 311-system to answer questions. People should call 602-262-3111</span></li></ul><p><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">In addition, the city's Human Resources Department is working with departments to encourage teleworking for city staff where applicable. </span><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><span style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);">The City's Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor the Coronavirus health emergency around the clock and will provide updates to city customers as they become available.​​</span><br style="color:rgb(127, 127, 127);"><br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNewsem-and-hsCity of Phoenix Coronavirus GraphicEM & HS#ReadyPHX #PublicHealth #MaricopaHealthy @AZDHSPublic Health, Coronavirus, OSHEM, COVID-19, CDCMatt Heil602-697-7954602-534-0108matthew.heil@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/5/Matt_Heil.jpgPHX Communications Office602-262-7177contactus@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/47/CommOffice2.pngCityofPhoenixAZ

 

 

COVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impactshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1561Emergency Management & Homeland Security11/23/2020 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1561/Newsroom_Combined.jpgCOVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts<div class="ExternalClass2D948EBD491F49C48367073A5D934B4E"><html> <p>​<strong>We're in this together!</strong> Looking for help? Find information related to the COVID-19 pandemic on this page. Residents with questions about city services and programs are encouraged to call <strong>(602) 262-3111</strong> or e-mail <a href="mailto:contactus@phoenix.gov" target="_blank">contactus@phoenix.gov</a>​. ​​​​​​​​Phoenix small businesses needing help can call the Phoenix Community and Economic Development hotline at <strong>(602) 262-5040</strong>.</p> <h3>Phoenix Testing Blitz: Free COVID-19 Testing Events</h3> <p> <a href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1399" target="_blank">Find upcoming testing dates and locations, either on-site or with Phoenix's Mobile Testing Van. Learn more.</a> <br></p> <h3>Phoenix Requires Face Coverings; Frequently Asked Questions</h3> <p> <a href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1353" target="_blank">Face masks are still required in the City of Phoenix. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>City of Phoenix Impacted City Services Update</h3> <p> <a href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054" target="_blank">Learn what's impacted with current city services. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>Coronavirus Business & Resident Resources </h3> <p> <a href="/resources" target="_blank">Additional resources for Phoenix businesses, the workforce, and residents relating to COVID-19. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Strategic Plan</h3> <p> <a href="/COVIDrelief" target="_blank">Information and updates on the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Strategic Plan funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>Special Events More Than 50 People </h3> <p> <a href="/citymanager/specialevent" target="_blank">Help slow the spread of COVID-19! Download application to host a Special Event of more than 50 people in Phoenix. Learn more.</a> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNews
Phoenix Testing Blitz: Free COVID-19 Testing Eventshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1399Emergency Management & Homeland Security11/23/2020 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1399/Newsroom_Virus_Testing.jpgPhoenix Testing Blitz: Free COVID-19 Testing Events<div class="ExternalClass8B2C4B829627498E96C9576008624197"><html> <p>Community partners are holding free COVID-19 testing sites on select dates. Pre-registration is required. Free to all community members. Mobile Testing Van Locations are listed below.<span style="color:rgb(191, 0, 113);text-decoration-style:solid;text-decoration-color:rgb(191, 0, 113);">​​</span></p><p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><strong></strong><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1561"><strong>Related:</strong> Find information related to the COVID-19 virus and City of Phoenix, including testing, resources, and city impacts. <strong>Visit the information page.</strong></a><br></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><h2 style="text-align:center;"><span style="color:rgb(191, 0, 113);">COVID-19 Mobile Testing Van</span></h2><p style="text-align:center;">Free testing for everyone. The Mobile Testing Van offers viral and antibody tests with <strong>rapid results within 15 minutes</strong>. Testing is limited. Appointments required.<a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/public-works/1455"> Read about the City of Phoenix's Mobile Testing Van</a>.</p><div><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><h3>Monday, November 23, 2020</h3><p>Maryvale Community Center<br>4420 N. 51st Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85031<br>Council District 5<br>7:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Appointments required at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Tuesday, November 24, 2020</h3><p>Saguaro Library<br>2808 N. 46th St., Phoenix, AZ 85008<br>Council Districts 6 & 8<br>7:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Appointments required at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Monday, November 30, 2020</h3><p>Travis Williams Family Services Center<br>4732 S. Central Ave.Phoenix, AZ 85040<br>Council District 7<br>7:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Appointments required at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Tuesday, December 1, 2020</h3><p>Fry’s Food & Drug Stores<br>4230 W. McDowell Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85009<br>Council District 4<br>7:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Appointments required at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Thursday, December 3, 2020</h3><p>Fry’s Food & Drug Stores<br>1815 W. Glendale Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85021<br>Council District 5<br>7:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Appointments required at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Friday, December 4, 2020</h3><p>Conchos Elementary School<br>1718 W. Vineyard Rd.Phoenix, AZ 85041<br>Council District 8<br><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>7:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> Appointments required at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p> </p><h2 style="text-align:center;"><span style="color:rgb(191, 0, 113);">Drive-Thru Testing Sites</span></h2><h3>Saturday, November 28</h3><p>Trevor Browne High School<br>7:00 a.m. – Noon. Appointment encouraged at <a target="_blank" href="https://www.familytreehealthcare.com/">https://www.familytreehealthcare.com/</a></p><h3><br>Saturday, December 5</h3><p>North High School<br>7:00 a.m. – Noon. Appointment encouraged at ​<a target="_blank" href="https://www.familytreehealthcare.com/">https://www.familytreehealthcare.com/</a></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><p>   </p><h4>Media Contact</h4><p>Tamra Ingersoll<br>Cell: (602) 376-3981<br>Email <a target="_blank" href="mailto:tamra.ingersoll@phoenix.gov">tamra.ingersoll@phoenix.gov</a></p></div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNews
Phoenix.gov is Now Available in More Than 100 Languageshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/phxtv/1633PHXTV11/20/2020 2:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/IpfitWtjZgAPhoenix.gov is Now Available in More Than 100 Languages<div class="ExternalClass0E20E6CDAEBD439EBCA3C333C7F1DB04"><html> <p> Phoenix.gov is your gateway to the programs and services that make our city a great place to be… along with important information you need during these times. And now, phoenix dot gov is available in more than 100 languages… From traditional Chinese, French and Spanish… to Sudanese, Portuguese and Arabic. Just click the “translate” button in the upper right corner… and select your language. It’s so easy. Tell a friend or family member who may need this resource! Just go to phoenix dot gov and click “translate”… you’ll find a world of information waiting for you! ​ <br>   <br> You can also view the video attached to this story in spanish by clicking here: <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><a target="_blank" href="https://youtu.be/81LOQOgVVUI">https://youtu.be/81LOQOgVVUI​​</a><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span> </p> <br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/phxtvVideo

 

 

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