Put on some warm clothes (also grab a warm winter jacket) and drive up to Mt. Then, her son was diagnosed with COVID-19. Need a primer? Our complete guide will show you what's open and what's closed across Arizona. That means you can order alcoholic beverages for takeout from dozens of restaurants and bars around the Valley, including two of Arizona's top bars. Farmers, processors, restaurants, chefs, farmers markets, and consumers all utilize the directory to find and get in touch with Arizona’s freshest local food. Unfortunately, reality works in mysterious and absurd ways and here we are – eight months later, still adapting to new ways of living. Visit Phoenix will continue to monitor the situation and update the community as more information becomes available. The airport's janitorial staff have always made cleanliness of our facility a priority and will continue to complete thorough cleanings, as well as more frequent attention to heavy touch points. Arizona Small Business Association is working directly with the Governor’s office to assist with the Economic Disaster Recovery Loan, and has compiled a list of resources for employees and employers. Each one has hiking, walking trails or campsites to explore. However, the state has already seen billions of dollars lost in the tourism industry due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Office of Tourism plans on releasing new statistics in a few weeks on spending will be able to see if those outdoor activities will help Arizona's economy. Pavas Gupta is a sophomore from India studying English and economics. Visit Phoenix is working closely with the convention center to ensure that meeting and event planners and their attendees feel comfortable in Phoenix. Valley Metro, Greater Phoenix's public transportation agency, uses a regularly scheduled cleaning process for transit fleet and public spaces. You choose. Valley Metro buses are fogged three times per week, and on the days they are not fogged, all high-touch areas (stanchions, hand rails, seat rails, etc.) Throughout metro Phoenix, entertainment options from concerts to arts events to movies have been canceled or postponed to fight the spread of the new coronavirus. The looping scenic drive through the park's western district is especially gorgeous at sunset. For the time being, Arizona restaurants and bars can offer cocktails and alcohol to-go. "Which might sound like a lot, but it's actually down by $9 billion.". CorePower Yoga also offers a selection of free videos with varying lengths and difficulty levels. Access online Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits resources, report your weekly claim, and information about benefits. More information. Here are some ideas and attractions that are open. Keep your eyes peeled for these wildflowers! Suggested song: "Sunset Lover" by Petit Biscuit. Phoenix artists painted murals in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement after worldwide protests decrying the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police erupted in June. With the spring rains, the desert is beginning to bloom! First, they are fogged with a sanitizing solution and then fogged with a "barrier" solution that lasts for approximately one month. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Coronavirus has shut down a lot of options, but there are many things to do in Phoenix and around Arizona, both at home and outdoors. ABC15 isn't endorsing any of these options or recommending that you leave your home.If you choose to do so, please practice social distancing, wear a mask, and frequently wash your hands. More:What's at metro Phoenix drive-ins this weekend. More information. U.S. Travel Association has created a helpful resource for businesses interested in the CARES Act Relief. The “citywide” designation indicates that the group has room blocks at multiple hotels along with a contract at the Phoenix Convention Center. More:Cruise the Zoo: See the animals without leaving your car. Planet Fitness hosts workouts daily on its Facebook page that you can join for free. ABC15 celebrates 20 years of 'Operation Santa Claus', HIRING: 40 companies that need workers in AZ, FAQ: Business resources for Arizona residents. If you're looking to hit the real links, some golf courses around the state are open and accepting tee times. Bearizona recently acquired three grizzly cubs from Montana that can be viewed inside the Fort Bearizona Walking Area as well as on the Bearizona website's cub cam. We know that deciding to travel at this time is no easy decision. In terms of closures, bars (with series 6 or 7 liquor license), fitness centers, movie theaters, and tubing operators, such as Salt River Tubing, remain closed until at least July 27, per an executive order from the governor's office. High-touch areas on light rail vehicles are cleaned with an anti-viral solution each day. Good, but not what the Grand Canyon state is used to. To limit the spread of COVID-19, several cities and states have issued regulations that state visitors traveling from Arizona must self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to the visitor's home state. If you want to catch the next meteor shower, plan to get outside between Aug. 11-12 to watch the Perseids, the summer's strongest meteor shower. Out of Africa Wildlife Park: Home to a panther, bears, zebras, tigers, and giraffes, Out of Africa remains open for a traditional walk-through experience (Wednesday - Sunday) or a drive-thru experience (Tuesdays only). Congregating at popular hiking trails like the West Fork of Oak Creek or Cathedral Rock in Sedona may not let you keep the recommended 6-foot distance between you and another person. Enjoy this opportunity to connect with the people closest to you and take a deep breath to recenter . Enjoy this opportunity to connect with the people closest to you and take a deep breath to recenter. They are now utilizing fogging, an anti-viral/anti-bacterial vapor misting system that disinfects large spaces by leaving a longer, residual clean, on both buses and light rail vehicles. Tired of doing the same hikes and need some inspiration? Vision Gallery in Chandler has download-and-print coloring sheets available online, featuring works by local artists. The program is backed by 10 industry organizations, including the International Association of Venue Managers, International Facility Management Association and International Association of Exhibitions and Events among other leading organizations. My recommendation is chocolate ice cream, but to each their own, right?