It’s more important than ever to support our local business owners, while we all try to navigate through this hard time. Here is a list of local businesses located right here in Ward 4.
The Mayor and Tucson City Council yesterday voted to urge Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to issue an Executive Order to force stricter actions to help stem the spread of COVID-19 in our state, including the issuance of a shelter-in-place order, which would direct the closure of non-essential operations throughout Arizona.
Mayor and Council also endorsed Tucson Mayor Regina Romero's March 17 declaration of a local emergency and her use of emergency powers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order on Tuesday, March 24, postponing evictions for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This order will be in place for 120 days and will assist those who are quarantined during this time or facing economic hardships.
Call the City Service Impacts Hotline, (520) 791-2540, with questions about how City business is being conducted during this community emergency. Call takers are available for both English and Spanish speakers.
To stay up to date on the latest City updates, visit the City's COVID-19 website. You will find video messages, current number of cases/deaths in the state and Pima County, City department information, resources for parents, senior citizens, business owners, and much more.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has flagged mental health as a top concern associated with the COVID-19 outbreak. City parks remain open.
If you're following guidelines to stay at home and need some companionship, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) is asking you to foster a pet. Last April, PACC took in 1,600 pets, so the shelter is preparing now for the kitten and puppy season ahead.
The City of Tucson’s Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) is inviting the public to provide comments on updates to the City’s Development Impact Fee Report Tuesday, April 21, at the Mayor and Council regular meeting.
On Sunday, March 29, 2020, at approximately 4 p.m., both eastbound and westbound travel on Broadway between Fremont Avenue and Campbell Avenue will shift to the south side of Broadway. This traffic shift will allow work crews to continue the underground utility work on the north side of Broadway between Euclid Avenue and Campbell Avenue.
During the current health crisis that is also affecting many people financially, Tucson Electric Power (TEP) says it is suspending service disconnections and late fees until further notice. The company is also helping customers with payment extensions or enrollment in short-term assistance and bill discount programs.
The Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) is offering free Grab-and-Go Mobilized Meals across the city. The district will have 12 bus routes making stops at 113 locations between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. Each bus route will include stops at school bus bays and existing bus stops where free Grab-and-Go meals will be provided.
The City of Tucson is working with its partners to help people get to the places they need to go and minimizing the risk of spreading COVID-19. Bird has temporarily suspended e-scooter operations in Tucson during this time. Razor is continuing operations and has deployed scooters near essential services to help people access grocery stores, pharmacies, and health facilities.
During the COVID-19 crisis, many grocery stores in Tucson have chosen to set aside special shopping times for seniors, the age group most vulnerable for contracting the coronavirus. You can find the latest list of participating stores here.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced over the weekend that a new statewide hotline will provide answers for coronavirus concerns in both English and Spanish. The COVID-19 Hotline is funded with $2 million provided by the Arizona Department of Economic Security.
Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, which prompted declarations of a public health emergency at both the state and federal levels, the March 24 Special Meeting of the Mayor and Tucson City Council will be conducted using measures to protect public health.