Navajo Nation Stay-at-home Order Extended, Daily Curfew Implemented, Weekend Lockdowns Lifted

* Extends the Stay-At-Home Lockdown which requires all residents to remain at home 24-hours, seven days a week, with the exceptions of essential workers that must report to work, emergency situations, to obtain essential food, medication, and supplies, tend to livestock, outdoor exercising within the immediate vicinity of your home, wood gathering and hauling with a permit. * Implements a daily curfew from 9:00 p.m. (MST) until 5:00 a.m. (MST) seven days a week. * Essential businesses may operate between the hours of 7:00 a.m. (MST) and 8:00 p.m. (MST) daily,

From the Navajo Nation Department of Health:

Thursday, January 21, 2021


On Jan. 21, the Navajo Department of Health issued Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-002, continuing the Stay-at-Home (Shelter in Place) and revising the daily curfews.

Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-002 provisions go into effect on Monday, January 25, 2021 to Monday, February 15, 2021:

* Extends the Stay-At-Home Lockdown which requires all residents to remain at home 24-hours, seven days a week, with the exceptions of essential workers that must report to work, emergency situations, to obtain essential food, medication, and supplies, tend to livestock, outdoor exercising within the immediate vicinity of your home, wood gathering and hauling with a permit.
* Implements a daily curfew from 9:00 p.m. (MST) until 5:00 a.m. (MST) seven days a week.
* Essential businesses may operate between the hours of 7:00 a.m. (MST) and 8:00 p.m. (MST) daily, including gas stations, grocery stores, convenience stores, hardware stores, laundromats, restaurants, food establishments, banks and similar financial institutions, and hay vendors, provided they comply with provisions outline in the order to help protect employees and the public from COVID-19.
* Refrain from gathering with individuals from outside your immediate household and requiring all residents to wear a mask in public, avoid public gatherings, maintain social (physical) distancing, remain in your vehicle for curb-side and drive-through services.

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer also issued Executive Order No. 003-2021, extending the limitation of Navajo Nation government services through Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, due to the high rate of COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation.

The Executive Order is available online at: https://www.opvp.navajo-nsn.gov/From-the.../Executive-Orders. The Executive Order also requires Divisions, Departments, programs, offices, non-governance certified Chapters, Enterprises, and Navajo casinos to have a Recovery Plan/Workplace Safety Plan, which includes a plan to provide awareness of COVID-19 vaccination opportunities, in anticipation of bringing employees back to work on Feb. 8, 2021.

 

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