ARIZONA NEWS

Flagstaff limits public access to restaurants amid COVID-19 pandemic

Mar 17, 2020, 6:32 AM | Updated: 7:11 am

(Facebook photo/Discover Flagstaff)...

(Facebook photo/Discover Flagstaff)

(Facebook photo/Discover Flagstaff)

PHOENIX — The city of Flagstaff has taken action to limit the public’s access to local restaurants as a means of combating the spread of coronavirus.

Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans’ proclamation to protect life and property applies to restaurants, food courts, cafes, coffeehouses, retail food facilities, and other similar businesses which will be prohibited from serving food and beverages for on-site consumption.

The new restrictions take effect Tuesday at 8 p.m. and will remain until April 1 at 11:59 p.m.

Restaurants have been encouraged to offer their food and beverages to the public via drive-through, delivery or pickup options.

Evans’ proclamation does not apply to grocery stores, pharmacies, food banks, food pantries, cafeterias, restaurants located inside health care facilities or vendors located within Flagstaff Pulliam Airport.

While these restrictions are in place, the downtown paid parking program will also be suspended.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

File photo of Phoenix Police cruiser with lights on at night...

KTAR.com

Collision leaves 1 dead, another seriously injured in north Phoenix

Police is investigating a collision that killed one adult man and seriously injured another in north Phoenix.

6 hours ago

File photo showing the side of a Phoenix police department SUV stopped in front of a wall on the si...

KTAR.com

South Phoenix collision leaves 1 dead, 2 others hospitalized

Phoenix detectives are investigating a collision Sunday morning that left one passenger dead, two other people hospitalized.

6 hours ago

(KTAR file photos)...

KTAR.com

Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Phoenix news stories from March 1-3

From bad driving and airport expansions to crimes and sliders, here are some of the biggest stories in Phoenix from this weekend.

6 hours ago

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, in Washington. The U.S. Supreme Court has h...

Associated Press

Supreme Court decision on Trump’s election status could come Monday morning

A SCOTUS decision could come Monday in the case about whether Trump can be kicked off the ballot over his efforts to undo his 2020 defeat.

7 hours ago

Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley poses for a selfie after speakin...

Associated Press

Nikki Haley wins D.C. Republican primary, her first 2024 victory

Nikki Haley has won the Republican primary in the District of Columbia, notching her first victory of the 2024 campaign.

8 hours ago

FILE - A voting sign is seen near a voting center at Croft Baptist Church, Feb. 24, 2024, in Sparta...

Associated Press

A chunk of Republican primary and caucus voters say they wouldn’t vote for Trump as the GOP nominee

About 1 in 10 early contest voters who said they supported Trump in the 2020 general election said they wouldn’t be doing so this year.

10 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

...

Midwestern University

Midwestern University Clinics: transforming health care in the valley

Midwestern University, long a fixture of comprehensive health care education in the West Valley, is also a recognized leader in community health care.

...

Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Valley residents should be mindful of plumbing ahead of holidays

With Halloween in the rear-view and more holidays coming up, Day & Night recommends that Valley residents prepare accordingly.

...

Canvas Annuity

Interest rates may have peaked. Should you buy a CD, high-yield savings account, or a fixed annuity?

Interest rates are the highest they’ve been in decades, and it looks like the Fed has paused hikes. This may be the best time to lock in rates for long-term, low-risk financial products like fixed annuities.

Flagstaff limits public access to restaurants amid COVID-19 pandemic