Gov. Ducey issues week-long 8 p.m. curfew for Arizonans
Today, Gov. Doug Ducey announced a week-long statewide curfew, effective this evening and expiring Monday, June 8. According to the executive order, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Arizonans may not be "present on any public street or in any public place," such as alleys, highways, public driveways, sidewalks, parks or vacant lots.
The executive order lists a number of exemptions, including:
- Traveling directly to and from work
- Attending religious services
- Obtaining food
- Caring for a family member, friend or animal
- Patronizing and operating private business
- Seeking medical care
- Fleeing dangerous circumstances
- Traveling for any of the aforementioned services
In addition, the following individuals have been given exemptions:
- Law enforcement
- Medical personnel
- National Guard members, or other emergency response personnel
- Commercial truckers
- Delivery services
- Credentialed members of the media
Violation of the curfew is a Class 1 misdemeanor, punishable by up to six months in jail and a $2,500 fine.
You can find the official executive order here.