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Health Alert: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Education and Informationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/866Emergency Management & Homeland Security3/13/2020 12:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/866/Newsroom_OSHEM_0008.jpgHealth Alert: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Education and Information<div class="ExternalClassCBDC7F323D2C497CB646067FFC06D82B"><html> <div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">The city of Phoenix continues to monitor and update protocols to safeguard residents from the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). </span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">Phoenix's Water Services has suspended water shutoffs. Services will be temporarily restored to households disconnected due to unpaid bills to ensure residents can adhere to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for frequent hand-washing. Customers will be responsible to pay for the water services delivered during this time. </span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">On Wednesday, Mar. 11, Governor Doug Ducey declared a public health emergency in Arizona surrounding increased concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19).  </span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">The declaration allows the state to use emergency funding and it also gives state health officials authority to procure needed medical supplies with the expectation of more cases. </span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">The city of Phoenix wants to remind residents that understanding the facts and maintaining good hygiene practices are the best way to safeguard from any of the season's viruses. </span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">Over the weekend, two Canadian passengers who flew on WestJet from Phoenix to Toronto on February 28, 2020 have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Canadian Health Officials. <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/aviation/1022">Learn more on the self-imposed protocols in place at Phoenix Sky Harbor</a>.</span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">Additionally, <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/1023">Phoenix Public Library outlined the vigilance staff is taking to maintain the cleanliness of facilities and programs</a> following the precautions issued by county, state and federal officials. </span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">The Phoenix Convention Center & Venues also implemented all precautions issued by county, state and federal officials. A full list of the protocols implemented to safeguard guests can be seen at <a target="_blank" href="https://www.phoenixconventioncenter.com/">phoenixconventioncenter.com</a>. </span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">Because older adults are at increased risk for COVID-19 complications due to age or because of an underlying medical condition, so it is especially important to take actions to reduce risk of exposure. </span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">​</span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">All 15 Phoenix Senior Centers have implemented precautions and protocols recommended by </span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">county and state health officials to keep our older residents safe as they participate in events and activities at the senior centers. </span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">“In any health emergency situation, the most important thing to remember is educating yourself with factual information from reputable sources is key in staying healthy," Phoenix's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Brent Olson said.</span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">Arizona health and public safety agencies across the state are working together and are disseminating information on the virus, how it spreads, and how to protect yourself and family from the virus. </span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;"><br></span></div><div><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">To learn more, visit the CDC's 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Frequently Asked Questions page at <a target="_blank" href="https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html">cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html​</a>.</span></div><br></div></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/emergencyNewsem-and-hsCoronavirus InformationEM & HS#ReadyPHX #PublicHealth #MaricopaHealthy @AZDHSPublic Health, Coronavirus, OSHEM, COVID-19, CDCTamra Ingersoll602-376-3981 602-534-6648​tamra.ingersoll@phoenix.govhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/MediaContact/Attachments/866/Tamra_Ingersoll.jpgCityofPhoenixAZ

 

 

COVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impactshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/1561Emergency Management & Homeland Security11/20/2020 6:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1561/Newsroom_Combined.jpgCOVID-19 Information, Testing, Resources, and City Impacts<div class="ExternalClass4CE49F62189B4639B6F94BFF5071C8A9"><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: Free COVID-19 Testing Events</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> <br></p> <h3>Phoenix Requires Face Coverings; Frequently Asked Questions</h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/newsroom/em-and-hs/1353">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 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> <h3>Special Events More Than 50 People </h3> <p> <a target="_blank" href="/citymanager/specialevent">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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