For Immediate Release
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
For further information, contact: Terri Farneti, Public Health Coordinator
May 5th Update – Yavapai County Community Health Services Yavapai County Stands at 128 COVID-19 Cases
2 Gila 14 La Paz 16 Maricopa 4,929 Mohave 147 Navajo 869
88,260 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19 with 9,305 positive cases and 395 deaths. Yavapai County has tested 2,920 residents, 128 positives, 11 recovered, and 2 deaths. The Epidemiologist continues to critically assess a large amount of test data we expect numbers to increase. VVMC reports no hospitalization from COVID-19, and 5 persons under investigation (PUI) as of yesterday afternoon. YRMC reports 2 hospitalizations with COVID-19, with 4 PUIs on West Campus, 7 on the East Campus. The VA has no COVID-19 hospitalizations or PUIs.
Yesterday, following continued positive data trends, Governor Doug Ducey announced the next steps Arizona will take to gradually reenergize the economy. The Governor issued an Executive Order allowing cosmetologists and barber shops to resume appointment-based services this Friday, May 8 and restaurants and coffee shops to resume dine-in services with physical distancing measures on Monday, May 11. The Governor’s Office also released additional guidelines to keep customers and employees safe.
In addition, the Governor issued an Executive Order requiring expanded reporting of COVID-19 related information to residents of long-term care facilities, as well as their next of kin and guardians and prospective residents.
Yavapai County Community Health Services has added COVID-19 Resources for Re-Opening on their website with guidelines for childcare, farmers markets, food establishment/retail stores, lodging establishments, pool or spa operators, salons and gyms. It also provides links to other resources such as CDC guidance, information for long term care facilities, behavioral health, etc.
• For Yavapai County data and COVID-19 Resources for Re-Opening, www.yavapai.us/chs
• YCCHS limiting immunization appointments except for infant or respiratory vaccines. 771-3122.
• Yavapai County WIC offers all services online or by phone to existing or new clients – call 771-3138.
• The Yavapai Emergency Phone Bank – 928-442-5103 M-F, 8-5. COVID-19 information en español • #Yavapai Stronger Together – https://justicementalhealth.com/resources-support/#covid19
For Immediate Release