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Emergency Declaration and Further Action To Reduce COVID-19 Spread
Quick Notes from June 29,2020
Large Gatherings Suspended' Bars, Gums, Movie Theaters, Waterparks, and Tubing Rentals must pause…
Pools may remain open with restrictions based on if the pool is in a public or private location. Seek further information from the pool or plunge management team.
School Restart delayed…

See more detailed Arizona information here

From the Office of the Mayor City of Sedona
Quick Notes from June 29, 2020
Use of masks are required by anyone 5 years old or above, in businesses or open areas where physical distancing cannot be avoided.
There are exceptions to this mandate as noted in the emergency proclamation below. For example, an exception includes dining in restaurants…
Follow the guidelines set up for each business.
"No Shirt, No Shoes, No Mask, No Service"

Proclamation of Emergency

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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.

Updated - August 1, 2020
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 Ducey's "Stay-at-home" order expired on May 15th

In the place of the "Stay At Home" order there is a replacement Executive Order which will be in effect until further notice.

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)
  • July 9, 2020: UPDATED - Restaurants and coffee shops can resume dine-in services, with safety measures (guidance) - Please note, openings must meet the guidance and are at the discretion of the business owner.

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 questions@sedonaaz.gov


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 Openings and 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 31, 2020. In accordance with the Governor's Executive Order, all private, non-city events must be canceled unless they are deemed essential services.

August 1, 2020 -
City Hall Hours and Staff Directory - Limited Re-opening

The Sedona Community Pool - Limited Capacity Re-opening Date - was July 25, 2020 -

  • Eight lap swimmers will be allowed at any one time.
  • Max capacity for Aqua Fitness classes are 20 participants. $5 entrance fee.
  • 50 participants for open recreation swim, plus 2 lap lanes swimmers.
  • Stay home if not feeling well.
  • Temperature checks and brief health screening are required at the front gate.
  • Face masks are recommended while on deck but not while in the water.
  • Come dressed to swim.
  • No locker use, changing room or shower use, no chairs available but bleachers will be available - requires physical distancing.
  • No drinking fountain use. The touches water bottle refill station will be available.
  • There is no lounging and see Limited amenities at the website URL below.
  • You can find additional info and the website URL to check in <here> - June 3, 2020.
  • Registering in advance is highly recommended. Register for Aqua Fitness or Adult Swim—> Current Public Offerings

This is the best place to go to see the latest schedule of events, openings, and cancellations.
City of Sedona Calendar.


Community Resources

For people looking for community resources like food, shelter, and economic relief, view this list. (Updated 5-28-20)

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.

Find list of restaurants "
open for business".

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 government 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

August 1st, the city of Sedona is open to in-person access to city facilities (limited hours). A detailed explanation of city services, programs, and contact information offered at this time is available here.

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Parks and Recreation 2020 Events and Programs Calendar
Events or Programs may be postponed or cancelled at this time.

Due to Covid-19 outbreak, many if not all events and programs have been postponed or cancelled. Check with the Parks and Recreation Department for further updates.
Also check with other organizations not affiliated with City of Sedona for more information and future status of respective events and programs.


Parks and Recreation Office
525 Posse Ground Rd., Sedona AZ 86336: (928) 282-7098
Parks Maintenance Office: (928) 203-5057
Email: SedonaRec@sedonaaz.gov
Report maintenance issues or concerns using Sedona Citizen Connect

It is the mission of the Sedona Parks and Recreation Department to provide diverse year round leisure opportunities.

There are programs for all people. You can check out the facilities here.

Calendar of Events

Sports, Classes, and Camps

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The links below are not affiliated with the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation Department but are available to the residents of Sedona.

AYSO (Soccer) website - (888) 808-5354

Cub Scouts email

Sedona Little League -
Email Coco Minner, (928) 302-8699

Sedona Swordfish Swim Team

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Splash Pad: The splash pad located at Sunset Park is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from May 1 through September 30.  Water features are activated on a timer with the push of the button.  More information.

Adult Summer Softball League: Registration has begun.  Fees are $275 per team plus $15 per player.  Start building your team now.  This league will begin in June   Registration deadline is mid-May.  Don’t have a team but want to play?  Call Parks and Recreation and we can put you on the pick-up list for the other team captains.  More information.

Summer Camps: May 1.   All camps offered through the Parks and Recreation Department can be registered for beginning May 1.  Plan on these great activities for your child this summer!  Lego Engineering Camp, Arizona Science Center Camp, Self-Propelled Kids Bike Camp, The Posse Summer Camp, British Soccer Camp and Yavapai College for Kids!

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Open To See Events and Other Special Days Celebrated this Month

August 2020
The Dog Days of Summer! This name came from the star Sirius - AKA the Dog Star

Stay Safe using Physical Distancing
Arizona "Stay-at-home" Order has expired.
All local jurisdictions have different mandates in place.

See City of Sedona Calendar for Events related to the community

National Family Fun Month
National Peach Month

Additional Bizarre, Unique and Special Recognition or Holidays
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The Full Moon 8:59a (AKA Sturgeon Moon)

Rick & Sheri - 48th Anniversary!
Happy Anniversary

Sedona Art Walk (postponed due to COVID 19)

Jerome Art Walk (postponed due to COVID 19)

9th thru 14th
Peak Persied Meteor Shower

3rd Q Moon - 9:47a

Left Hander's Day!

New Moon -19:42p

1st Q Moon - 10:59a

Sept 1
Full Moon 22:23p

Happy Birthday Song!
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Select the link below to watch an amazing birthday video by Paul McCartney that will put a huge smile on your face! Crank up the volume! It is your special day!!!

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Splash pad image courtesy of Sedona Parks and Recreation and City of Sedona eNotifications. Other information taken from webpage.
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Sedona Government page.
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