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What is Happening with COVID-19? Webpage and Guidance for the City of Sedona

Sheri Sperry May 7, 2020


What is happening with COVID-19?

COVID-19 – Links to all relevant websites will be included on this page. Information may overlap due to the nature of the guidelines coming from CDC, the White House COVID Task Force, Arizona, Yavapai and Coconino Counties as well as Sedona.

Governor Ducey sets the guidelines for Arizona. State guidelines supersede all other recommendations and emergency proclamations. This issue is constantly changing and evolving as data grows. The links below will help you find the information, recommendations, and guidelines necessary to make informed decisions.


City of Sedona COVID-19 Webpage and Guidance


COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving issue. The city of Sedona’s primary focus is to protect residents from the spread of the virus. This webpage will be updated as new information is available. Each link should have the most current information available.

Find out all current statistics for COVID-19 cases at the Dashboard link below.

The Icons on the Dashboard page link cover these information topics.

Summary – Demographics – COVID-19 Deaths – By Zip Code – Confirmed Cases by Day – Hospitalization – Illness Surveillance – Laboratory Testing – Positive Cases – Hospital Bed Usage & Availability –
Ventilator Usage and Availability – Hospital COVID-19 Specific Metrics

Current AZ Dept. of Health Services Data Dashboard for COVID-19

Governor extends stay-at-home order

On March 30, 2020, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced a mandatory stay-at-home Executive Order. Extended until May 15, 2020, all Arizona residents must limit their time away from home except:

  • To conduct or participate in essential activities.
  • For employment, to volunteer, or participate in essential functions.
  • To utilize any services or products provided by essential business services.
  • For employment, if as a sole proprietor or family-owned business, work is conducted in a separate office space from your home and the business is not open to serve the public.

Read the list of essential activities, functions, and services here and the updates to essential services here. Read the extended order here.

This Executive Order supersedes Sedona Mayor Sandy Moriarty’s Emergency Proclamation.

Additionally, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced the following businesses may open:

  • May 4, 2020: Retail businesses can resume partial operations, including curbside delivery (guidance)
  • May 8, 2020: Retail Businesses can resume partial in-person operations (guidance)
  • May 8, 2020: Cosmetologists and barbershops can resume appointment-based services (guidance)
  • Monday, May 11, 2020: Restaurants and coffee shops can resume dine-in services, with safety measures (guidance)

Restrictions to businesses like bars, gyms, and spas will continue as they have in April, with more specific guidance from Arizona Governor Doug Ducey expected in the coming weeks.
Still have questions on this Executive Order? Read this FAQ or email [email protected].


The city has compiled the following FAQs:

  • Read general COVID-19 questions here.
  • Read questions on what type of information you should expect to hear here.
  • Read the FAQ on what the stay-at-home order means here.

Events and Other Cancellations

The city of Sedona canceled all city-sponsored and city-permitted large gatherings or events, or private gatherings or events on city properties, until May 9, 2020. In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order, all private, non-city events must be canceled unless they are deemed essential services.
Cancellations will additionally be made for all non-essential city meetings and programs with the public, until May 15, 2020. The pool is closed until further notice.
Read more on cancellations here.


Community Resources

For people looking for community resources like food, shelter, and economic relief, view this list. (Updated 4-21-20)

Business Resources

For businesses looking for resources and assistance including loans and employee needs, view this list. (Updated 4-20-20)
Additionally, check the Sedona Chamber of Commerce’s COVID-19 website for business-specific updates, including what restaurants are open for take-out.

Other Resource Links Below

(Coconino or Yavapai) Counties – Statewide Hotline and Website
CDC Website – Tips of Coronavirus Protection and Managing Respiratory Symptoms
Arizona Department of Health and Human Services Information
CDC Travel Notices
The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America

The city, in coordination with Coconino and Yavapai counties, is monitoring the situation daily and following the guidelines set forth by the federal, state, and county governments and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Look to the following CDC, state, and county resources for more information on COVID-19:

Virtual and Phone Services

Beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the city of Sedona is closed to in-person access to city facilities and has moved to virtual and phone services. This will be re-evaluated by May 15, 2020. Read this news release for details.
A detailed explanation of city services, programs, and contact information offered at this time is available here.

Guidelines For Showing Property During COVID 19

Below you will find the link to the Model COVID-19 Certification for Property Access and the CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 ADDENDUM.

The certification form is provided by Coldwell Banker Realty and approved by AAR and NAR.  This Addendum is an AAR form (Arizona Association of Realtors).

If you have any questions about showing a property in Sedona or the Verde Valley, I will be happy to answer these questions.  I am working. Whether you are a buyer or seller, I am here for you.  My clients know they can depend and trust me for all their real estate needs. Here is the link for the above forms. Again, If you have any questions or concerns please reach out for me at 928-274-7355. Ask for Sheri Sperry!


Covid-19 Certification and Addendum

As a Coldwell Banker Realty Sedona Arizona REALTOR®, my primary goal is to help my customers obtain their dreams, as well as satisfy their financial goals and objectives through real estate. From the moment I am contacted, you will observe my seasoned ability to provide you with “World Class Service” and that “personal touch” while utilizing a complete package of technology options that are of the utmost importance and so critical in today’s market.

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