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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The information on this page was valid at time of publication, but is now outdated.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 Security8/2/2021 5:15:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1561/Newsroom_Combined.jpgCOVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts<div class="ExternalClass9DE57B672B9C4644B433CFF1CE454CB5"><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 target="_blank" href="mailto:contactus@phoenix.gov">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: COVID-19 Testing, No Out-of-Pocket Costs<br></h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1399">Find upcoming testing dates and locations, either on-site or with Phoenix's Mobile Testing Van. Learn more.</a> </p><h3>Vaccine Fact Sheet</h3><p>Download information about the currently approved vaccines.<br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-English.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet - English (PDF)</a><br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-Spanish.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet - Spanish (PDF)</a><br><a target="_blank" href="/piosite/Documents/Vaccine-Fact-Sheet-Chinese.pdf">Vaccine Fact Sheet- Chinese (PDF)</a><br></p><h3>Masks Required in City Buildings Regardless of Vaccination Status</h3><p><a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1917">On May 19, 2021 the Phoenix City Council updated the Face Coverings information to automatically adjust with CDC guidance. On July 27, 2021, the CDC updated that guidance to require masking indoors in communities with substantial or high virus transmission rates, regardless of vaccination status. Effective Monday, August 2, 2021​, masks are required in all city buildings. As previously decided by the Council, private businesses may set their own policies regarding face coverings applicable to their employees and customers. </a>(<strong>Note: </strong>The airport and public transit remain covered by the Federal mask mandate.) <br></p><h3>Downtown Phoenix Buildings Are “By Appointment Only”​<br></h3><p>​<a href="/newsroom/public-works/1084" target="_blank">Public access to the following downtown city of Phoenix buildings is currently by appointment only ​</a><br></p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><p>Phoenix City Hall – 200 W. Washington St.<br>Calvin C. Goode Building – 251 W. Washington St.<br>Phoenix Public Transit Building – 302 N. First Ave​</p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><p> </p> <h3>City of Phoenix Impacted City Services Update</h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1054">Learn what's impacted with current city services. Learn more.</a> <br> </p> <h3>Coronavirus Business & Resident Resources </h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/resources">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 target="_blank" href="/COVIDrelief">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> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNews
Phoenix Testing Blitz: COVID-19 Testing, No Out-of-Pocket Costshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1399Emergency Management & Homeland Security8/2/2021 5:15:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1399/Newsroom_Virus_Testing.jpgPhoenix Testing Blitz: COVID-19 Testing, No Out-of-Pocket Costs<div class="ExternalClass7591ED4149114C72BC6018D7B9C7CA28"><html> <div class="ExternalClassFA4EFB964BD142158CA446F5807F9C77"> <br> <h2>​COVID-19 Testing<br></h2><p>We're all in this together. <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/COVID19?src=hash">#COVID19</a> testing with no out-of-pocket cost. The city of #PHX now has two #COVID19 mobile testing vans out in the community. See also list of <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1561">COVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts.</a><br></p><p> <strong>Mobile Van #1: </strong><a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">Vincere Cancer Center</a><br></p><p> <strong>Mobile Van #2: </strong><a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">Premier Lab Solutions</a>​​<br>​<br></p><h3>Monday, August 2, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Fry’s Food Store<br> 4230 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85009<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Washington Activity Center<br> 2240 W Citrus Way, Phoenix, AZ 85015<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Tuesday, August 3, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Cesar Chavez Park<br> 7858 S. 35th Ave., Laveen Village, AZ 85339<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Wednesday, August 4, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Santa Maria Park<br> 3425 S 71st Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85043<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Thursday, August 5, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> El Reposo Park<br> 502 E. Alta Vista Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85042<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Friday, August 6, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Cortez Park<br> 3434 W. Dunlap, Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Saturday, August 7, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Paradise Valley Community Center<br> 17642 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85032<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Yucca Library<br> 5648 N 15th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85015<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Monday, August 9, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Fry’s Food Store<br> 6601 W. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85033<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Sueño Park<br> 4401 W Encanto Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85035<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Tuesday, August 10, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Western Star Park<br> 4425 E. Western Star Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85044<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Wednesday, August 11, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Helen Drake Senior Center<br> 7600 N 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p><h3>Thursday, July 12, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Fry’s Food Store<br> 850 E. Hatcher Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85020<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Friday, August 13, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Paradise Valley Community Center<br> 17642 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85032<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><h3>Saturday, August 14, 2021<br></h3><p><strong>Mobile Van #1.</strong> Cortez Park<br> 3434 W. Dunlap, Phoenix, AZ 85051<br> 6:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://vincerecancer.com/">https://vincerecancer.com</a></p><p><strong>Mobile Van #2.</strong> Desert Sage Library<br> 7602 W Encanto Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85035<br> 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.<br>Register at: <a target="_blank" href="https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix">https://premierlabsolutions.com/covid-19/phoenix</a></p>​ ​ </div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNews
New Exhibit Open at Pueblo Grande Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/2007Pueblo Grande Museum8/4/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2007/Newsroom_Parks_002.jpgNew Exhibit Open at Pueblo Grande Museum<div class="ExternalClass6764219329784BE188FF588F73B06419"><html> <p><strong>​​</strong><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"><strong>“S</strong></span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"><strong>eeing the Invisible: Landscape Archaeology in Phoenix"</strong></span></p> <p>Landscape archaeology studies the relationship between people and places through time. Places are constantly changing, just like people. In this exhibit, learn about the non-destructive technologies that archaeologists use to show how a landscape has changed over time. The exhibit presents a case study of work done by Dr. Emily Fioccoprile, Dr. Matt Peeples, and colleagues at Arizona State University's Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve in north Phoenix. Support for this exhibit was provided by the Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum and the Center for Archaeology and Society in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University.​<br><br></p> <p>On view at Pueblo Grande Museum now through August 20, 2022. Check out <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pueblogrande.com/">www.pueblogrande.com</a> or call (602) 495-0901 for more information.<br><br></p> <p><strong>GUIDELINES FOR YOUR VISIT</strong></p><p><strong></strong><strong style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;"><em>Stay Home if You're Sick</em></strong></p> <p>If you are showing COVID-19 symptoms, please stay home. This is critical to the health and safety of our staff and communities. </p> <p><strong><em>Wear a Face Mask </em></strong></p> <p>Effective August 2, 2021, a mask or face covering will be required when inside a city facility, regardless of vaccinations status. We have masks available for those who need them.<br></p><p><br></p><p>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br></p> <p style="text-align:left;"><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">​</span><strong style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">Explore the Ancient Heart of Phoenix</strong></p><div style="text-align:left;"> </div><p style="text-align:left;">Pueblo Grande Museum is a 1,500-year-old archaeological site once inhabited by the Ancestral Sonoran Desert People (Hohokam). Voted a Phoenix Point of Pride and listed as a National Historic Landmark, the Museum offers two accessible interpretive trails on the prehistoric village site. Visitors view a platform mound, ballcourt and irrigation canals. Indoor exhibits feature artifacts from the site and hands-on activities for kids. The museum provides preservation, education, and collaborative interpretation of the cultural history of the Phoenix area and is managed by the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department.<br></p><div style="text-align:left;"> </div><p style="text-align:left;">Throughout the year, Pueblo Grande Museum has programming for adults, children, and families, which include archaeology classes for kids, arts and crafts workshops, hikes, and lectures.  The Museum also holds annual events, such as the Indian Market, children's summer programs, a Native Art & Rug Auction, Ancient Technology Day and more to please all ages and interests! Check out <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pueblogrande.com/">www.pueblogrande.com</a> or call (602) 495-0901 for more information.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;"><strong>Museum Hours:</strong>  May through September – Open Tuesday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. CLOSED Sunday and Monday and most major holidays.<br></p><div style="font-size:13.3333px;"></div><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:1.6;font-size:13.3333px;"><strong>Museum Admission:</strong>  Adults $6, Seniors (55+) $5, Children (6-17) $3, under 6 are Free​<br></p><p><br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNews

 

 

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