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November 04, 2020

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November 4, 2020 3 COVID-19 Updates November 3, 2020- There are a total of 249,818 confi rmed cases of coronavirus in Arizona and 6,020 coronavirus-related deaths according to AZDHS numbers Tuesday morn- ing. 1679 new cases were reported on Tuesday morning with 38 new deaths. That does not mean that all these cas- es were diagnosed or died yesterday. La Paz County Health Depart- ment reports a total of 630 con- fi rmed cases with 18 deaths in the county. Case numbers are ONLY Arizona residents, NOT out-of- state visitors. No matter where a #COVID19 test is conducted, positive cases are announced AND counted where the person lives (county of residence.) Please do your part and stay home when you do not feel well! If you are experiencing a change in how you feel and get tested, please stay home until you receive the test results. • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue. Consider wearing cloth face coverings, if it can be safely managed, in public settings where other physi- cal distancing measures are diffi cult to maintain. Clean and disinfect fre- quently touched objects and surfaces. • If you are at higher risk for se- vere illness, you should avoid at- tending congregate settings. People at higher risk for severe illness in- clude adults 65 or older and people of any age who have serious under- lying medical conditions. For more information on La Paz County and the state, please visit the ADHS coronavirus website at, the CDC website at ID19, the La Paz County Health De- partment website at https://www. and the Facebook page @LaPazCounty.HealthDepartment Welcome Back Snowbirds! QIA OFFICE NOW OPEN 9am-12 noon Mon-Fri Please come by and pick up a Calendar of Events! QIA IS QUARTZSITE OFF ROAD HEADQUARTERS! Meet and Greet Wednesday 10 am in Bingo Hall • CRAFT FAIR & YARD SALE 1 ST SATURDAY NOV. 7- 9am • BINGO FRIDAY NIGHTS Doors open at 5pm. Early Birds at 6:30pm • MEMBERSHIP MEETING 1st Tuesday at 2pm DANCES & ENTERTAINMENT: • OPEN MIKE Thursdays 6:30pm • 2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:30pm Gospel Open Mike • 1st & 3rd Thursdays 6:pm Country Open Mike • Nov 28 Travelers Dance 7pm Pick up a calendar and come join in the fun! QIAARIZONA.ORG 928-927-6325 Subject to change Read Desert Messenger online! Sign up for free email alerts when the Desert Messenger becomes available online! Join thousands reading the paper online at: 585 N. Central Quartzsite Open Mon-Fri 8-5 928-927-8787 Johnny DelPino, Owner BEST AUTO RV & TRUCK REPAIR SERVICE YOU CAN DEPEND ON! THRIFT STORE Benefitting the La Paz County Animal Shelter in Parker Supported by your generous donations! 455 E. Main St. Quartzsite Open Tues. thru Sat. 9-3 928-927-4223 Are you planning a large event in Quartzsite? Effective June 29, 2020, even if appropriate physical distancing is possible, organized events of more than 50 people are prohibited indoors or outside (does not apply to gatherings covered by the First Amendment.) AZ Governor Doug Ducey's Execu- tive Order #2020-043 enables lo- cal governing jurisdictions, such as the city, town or county, to approve events on the condition of meeting certain safety precautions. Contact Quartzsite Town Hall for permitting details. 928-927-4333. Town Hall is located at 465 N. Plym- outh Ave. AZ Governor's Executive orders: orders Considerations for Events and Gatherings from CDC: ations-for-events... Mass gatherings still banned in AZ The Colorado River Indian Tribes' Tribal Council voted to extend the "Safer at Home" resolution until December 31, 2020. In a special meeting on Octo- ber 26th the Tribal Council of the Colorado River Indian Tribes of the Colorado River Indian Reservation, voted to extend phase two measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 with a "Safer At Home" Order. the Tribal Council voted to extend the resolution to slow the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19. The resolution applies to all resi- dents of the CRIT reservation, not just Tribal members. Communities on Tribal land include Big River, Calif. and Bluewater Lagoon. The new resolution does not mod- ify the mandate for face masks in public areas on Tribal land. Masks are still required. Businesses on Tribal land include Walmart, Safe- way, Dollar General, CVS Pharmacy and both Running Man Fuels loca- tions.Resolution No. 98-20, which remains in full force and effect until rescinded by Tribal Council. CRIT extends order til end of year

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