Today: Jul 04 , 2020

Another COVID-19 Death in Yavapai County

28 April 2020   Terri Farneti, Yavapai County Public Health Coordinator

Update - Yavapai County Community Health Services Yavapai County has experienced it’s Second COVID-19 Death

Yavapai County is sad to announce we have another death to report.

The Yavapai County senior citizen who had underlying health conditions passed away on Monday, April 27. YCCHS Director, Leslie Horton shared “My deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends who are mourning this loss, and I wish them strength and peace during this difficult time.

This is another reminder to all of us to do what we can to protect our families, friends, and communities by following the recommendations that are created to minimize the spread of COVID-19, and future losses like this. We all must do our part to protect those who are most vulnerable to this illness.”

From the Guidelines for Opening Up America Again,
a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts.

These steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives.

  • All Vulnerable Individuals should continue to shelter in place. Members of households with vulnerable residents should be aware that by returning to work or other environments where distancing is not practical, they could carry the virus back home. Precautions should be taken to isolate from vulnerable residents.
  • All individuals, when in public, (e.g., parks, outdoor recreation areas, shopping areas), should maximize physical distance from others. Social settings of more than 10 people, where appropriate distancing may not be practical, should be avoided unless precautionary measures are observed.
  • Avoid Socializing in groups of more than 10 people in circumstances that do not readily allow for appropriate physical distancing (e.g., receptions, trade shows)
  • Minimize unnecessary travel and adhere to CDC guidelines regarding isolation following travel.

The Yavapai County Emergency Operations Center Thanks Yavapai College Aerospace Program

We would like to thank Yavapai College for the generous donation of face shields produced by the Aerospace Program staff. First responders and frontline healthcare workers thank you too.

Manzanita Food Sharing Event – 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Prescott High School, Wednesday. Those receiving food should stay in their vehicle throughout the “drive through” process and ensure enough room in the trunk.

  • For Yavapai County data, see our website:
  • Yavapai County Emergency Operations PPE donations – see contact info on our website.
  • Stay Home. Stay Healthy. Stay Connected
  • Emergency Operation Phone Bank – M-F 8-5: 442-5301

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