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Pima County Board of Supervisors Adopts Set of Temporary Regulations for Restaurants, Other Industries

A set of temporary health-code regulations for restaurants and other facilities was approved yesterday, May 13, by the Pima County Board of Supervisors.

The regulations provide for healthy physical distancing measures while providing dine-in restaurants the flexibility to serve as many customers as possible. Restaurants and bars must limit their indoor occupancy to 50% or lower, keep a minimum of 6 feet between tables, and offer dine-in services only if a party calls ahead first.

Reminder: Tucson Water Recommends Flushing Procedures for Buildings Prior to Reopening

Owners and tenants of buildings which have been closed for several weeks will have stagnant water held within the private plumbing lines. This stagnant water can undergo changes in quality. To ensure continued health and safety of employees and customers, Tucson Water recommends systematically flushing twice the volume of water held in the lines through the plumbing system.

Environmental and General Services Department Hosts Virtual Recycling Q&A Today

Do you have questions about recycling? It can be confusing and the City of Tucson's Environmental and General Services Department (EGSD) is here to help.

EGSD is hosting a Virtual Recycling question and answer session today, May 12, at 3 p.m. The event will be streamed live through Microsoft Teams. There is no need to download the Teams app.

Sign Up for Pima County Permanent Early Voter List

Sign up for Pima County's Permanent Early Voter List (PEVL) to automatically receive an Early Voting Ballot for every election that you are eligible to participate in without the need to request a ballot for each election. Once on the list, eligible voters will receive a notice that will include the dates of the next two upcoming elections, the dates that ballots are expected to be mailed, and the address where the ballots will be mailed.

Reminder: Complete Census Form While Staying at Home

While more Arizonans stay at home during the COVID-19 crisis, they can help their communities by completing their census forms online. Responses help determine the number of seats each state has in Congress and guide how nearly $700 billion in federal funding is spent in communities each year. It’s estimated up to $3,000 per person, per year is at stake for Arizona.

The answers are kept anonymous and are used only to produce statistics.

Mayor Romero Joins Latino Leaders for Virtual Event Discussing COVID-19 Crisis

UnidosUS is holding a virtual town hall tomorrow to discuss how local leaders are charting a way forward for the Latino community during the COVID-19 crisis. Tucson Mayor Regina Romero will join Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti along with UnidosUS President and CEO Janet Murguía.

Univision news anchor León Krauze, will moderate this event on Tuesday, May 12, at 4 p.m. MT.

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