COVID-19 County Update

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 COVID-19 County Update



These are uncertain times, and during such times, we must lean on each other even more.  Some of us are on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic; others are at home with our families, or at our workplace with colleagues, wondering what the future holds.  In my role as a supervisor, I'm deeply involved in the conversations and planning at the county level regarding coronavirus.  Below is some information that may be helpful and beneficial to you and your families over the coming week.  Thank you for doing your part to protect your health and that of our community.

Trusted Sources of Information

There are a lot of rumors out there.  Please rely on trusted sources of information as you consider your actions during this pandemic.  Our Maricopa County Department of Public Health is monitoring the COVID-19 situation very closely and sharing information as soon as it is available, while also respecting patient privacy.  For the latest information and resources from Public Health, please visit their website at  You may also want to follow Maricopa County on Twitter @maricopacounty, Maricopa County on Facebook @maricopacountyaz, and Public Health on Twitter @maricopahealth.  If you prefer the phone, you may call the COVID-19 hotline toll free at 1-844-542-8201.  This hotline is available to health care providers and the general public. For additional information regarding COVID-19 go to

Community Volunteer Offers

With the fast-paced, constantly evolving environment, we want to be sure we are capturing all volunteer offers and inquires in order to forward to key staff in the appropriate areas. 

It is wonderful that our community wants to offer to help in these unprecedented times. Please direct your questions and volunteer offers to our newly created volunteer response inbox at

You should expect a response or at least a confirmation of receipt within 1-buisness day. 

Maricopa County Board Meetings

Following CDC guidelines and Governor Ducey's Executive Order 2020-09 regarding the recommendation to limit social gatherings, the Board of Supervisors' Auditorium will be closed.  The public can view the Board meetings online, starting on Wednesday 3/25.

Live video feeds will be available on-line at:

  • Maricopa.Gov,  
  • Maricopa.Gov/324, or 
  • using webinar ID 817-430-739.
  • To listen by telephone, dial 1 (562) 247-8422, when prompted enter Audio Access code 779-355-681, then # at the prompt for the PIN
  • Please note Webinar meeting IDs and access codes will change with each meeting.  Please contact the Clerk of the Board for the most current codes for future meetings.

Meetings will not be active until the time of the meeting. Additional information or instructions will also be detailed on the Clerk of the Board’s website, www.Maricopa.Gov/324

Residents can submit comments by emailing Agenda.Comments@Maricopa.Gov or calling 602-506-3766.

Maricopa County Departments Adjust Public Operations

Three Maricopa County departments that issue permits are altering operations  to continue serving customers while respecting the recommended guidelines for dealing with COVID-19 from the CDC, ADHS and Maricopa County Department of Public Health. Those departments are Planning and Development, Environmental Services and Air Quality.

The customer service lobby located at 501 N. 44th Street, Suite 200 in Phoenix will be closed to walk-in customers.  Customers are welcome to schedule a virtual only appointment by:

  • Going to Planning and Development website and clicking on “Schedule Intake Appointment.” They can also call 602-506-8573.
  • Going to Environmental Services website and clicking on “Schedule Intake Appointment.” They can also call 602-506-6616.
  • Calling the Air Quality Department at 602-372-3456.

Maricopa County School Feeding Sites

Due to the recent school closings, many districts are providing FREE grab and go breakfast and lunch to kids 18 and younger.  Participating school districts and their feeding locations and hours can be found here.

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Steve Chucri, District 2
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors