Triadvocates Navigator Special Edition: May 31, 2020

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May 31, 2020

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
  • Firefighters
  • Paramedics
  • 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.

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