COVID-19: Arizona Resources
Governor Ducey issues “Stay Home” Order
On March 30, 2020, Governor Ducey issued an Executive Order instituting a “Stay home, Stay healthy, Stay connected” policy for the State of Arizona. Under the policy, all Arizonans are to limit their time away from their place of residence or property, and “may leave their place of residence only for Essential Activities, to participate in or receive Essential Government Functions, or to participate in or fulfill essential functions outlined in Executive Order 2020-12.”
On March 23, 2020, the Governor issued Executive Order 2020-12, which prohibits the closure of essential services and outlines what is considered an essential service. Under this executive order, Agriculture is considered an essential service.
Food, beverage and agriculture: Food and beverage manufacturing, production, processing, and cultivation, including farming, livestock, fishing, baking; and other production of agriculture, including cultivation, marketing, production, and distribution of animals and goods for consumption and businesses that provide food, shelter and other necessities for life for animals, including animal shelters, rescues, shelters, kennels and adoption facilities.