Governor units reopening timeline for eating places, espresso retailers, barbers and cosmetologists | Sedona.Biz


City of Sedona ArizonaSedona AZ (May 5, 2020) – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced that hairdressers and beauticians may reopen May 8, 2020, and restaurants and cafes will reopen for dinner on May 11, 2020 under the following guidelines in this announcement can be:

Following continued positive data trends, Governor Doug Ducey today announced the next steps Arizona will take to gradually re-stimulate the economy. The governor issued an executive order that allowed beauticians and barber shops to resume appointment-related services that Friday, May 8, and restaurants and cafes to resume dine-in services on Monday, May 11, with physical distancing measures to resume. The governor’s office also issued additional guidelines to protect customers and employees.

In addition, the governor issued an executive order providing for expanded reporting of COVID-19-related information to residents of long-term care facilities as well as their relatives, guardians and potential residents.

“Arizona remains focused on protecting public health, helping those in need and making sure we take the steps necessary to return stronger,” said Governor Ducey. “Our efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 are working – and Arizonans continue to be encouraged to limit their time away from home. Arizona will continue to take a steady approach and work with the Arizona Department of Health as we bring our businesses to life and provide guidance on how to reopen. There’s more to come. “

Under the arrangement, hairdressers and beauticians can resume operations on Friday, May 8, as long as they establish and implement safety protocols and best practices, including the use of face covers for employees and customers who work by appointment and those of the Mandatory protocol centers obey Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Labor Safety and Health, and Arizona Department of Health (ADHD).

In addition, restaurants and cafes can resume dining service on Monday May 11th. Operators must define and implement security protocols and best practices, including adopting guidelines for physical distancing, limiting the number of guests, and adhering to protocols set by the CDC. the Department of Occupational Safety and Health of the US Department of Labor and ADHD.


The governor announced last week that retail businesses can resume operations, including roadside delivery on May 4th. Retail businesses that are conducting social distancing and hygiene measures can resume sub-operations this Friday, May 8th. The governor’s office continues to work with restaurants and businesses across the state to identify best practices to protect public health while gradually reopening businesses. The governor announced today that he will provide updated guidelines for gyms and pools in the coming days.

Arizona’s Gradual Reopening To Come Back Stronger:

  • Monday, May 4, 2020: Retail companies can resume partial operations including roadside delivery (GUIDANCE)
  • Friday, May 8, 2020: Retail companies can resume partial operations (GUIDANCE)
  • Friday, May 8, 2020: Beauticians and hairdressers can resume appointment-based services (GUIDANCE)
  • Monday, May 11, 2020: Restaurants and cafés can resume dining service with security measures (GUIDANCE).

The governor’s executive order to expand reporting of COVID-19-related information requires long-term care facilities to report the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths to current residents, loved ones, guardians and potential residents. The information provided is intended to be used for decision-making purposes for local residents, potential residents and their families.

You can find today’s Executive Order for guidance for companies HERE.

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As the state begins allowing businesses to reopen, the city of Sedona is reminding residents to stop the spread through personal responsibility, including frequent hand washing, observing physical distancing, wearing a mask in public places, and staying home when sick are. For more information on the city’s response to COVID-19 and resources available for the community and businesses, please visit

In accordance with the stay at home arrangement, the town hall will remain closed to personal access until May 18, 2020.

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