By Jerry Bien-Willner | Paradise Valley Independent
“Wearing a face mask while around others and without sufficient physical distancing — especially indoors or in other more crowded environments — is unequivocally directed by the health experts and should be respected and followed by all for the benefit of everyone in our town and our state.”
– Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner
On June 17, Gov. Ducey announced that Arizona is seeing a significant increase in COVID-19 infection and hospitalization rates, and therefore issued a new Executive Order intended to address this growing public health emergency.
Several months ago, on March 17, with the full support of the Paradise Valley Town Council, I issued an emergency proclamation relating to COVID-19.