By, Constance Halonen-Wilson, Public Information Officer – Queen Creek

The Town of Queen Creek is committed to helping slow the spread of COVID-19. Following the recommendations from the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), effectively immediately the Town is taking the following actions until further notice:

  • All events on Town property are postponed or cancelled (including events at Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre), please refer to QueenCreek.org/Calendar for specifics
  • All recreation programs, including our youth and adult sports partners are suspended
  • Splash pads are closed (parks will remain open, but the community is encouraged to avoid gatherings of 10 or more people and maintain a six-foot distance)
  • Ramada and field reservations are suspended
  • Room reservations at Town facilities are suspended
  • The Recreation Annex is closed
  • Tours are suspended at all fire stations
  • Boards/commission/committee meeting are being cancelled or will happen electronically, please refer to QueenCreek.org/Calendar for specifics
  • At this time, Council meetings are planned as scheduled, however there may be occupancy restrictions or they may move to a digital format, refer to QueenCreek.org/Calendar for specifics

As appropriate, refunds will be issued.

The Municipal Services Building remains open. The community is encouraged to use online services or call for assistance whenever possible. Unless noted above, the Town is continuing providing municipal services to residents and businesses. Free online utility bill payment is available at QueenCreek.org.

The safety of the community, including Town staff, is the highest priority. The following are additional precautions being taken by the Town:

  • Signage at all Town buildings reminding patrons of online services and requesting patrons NOT to enter if they are sick
  • Increased number of deep cleanings of all areas (buildings and disinfecting playground equipment)
  • Using technology to limit all meetings (internal and external) to five people in the same room
  • Placing hand sanitizer throughout facilities
  • Providing education about how the community can help protect themselves

Residents are encouraged to follow recommendations provided by the CDC:

  • People who are sick should stay home
  • Take care to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds
  • Use a tissue when you cough or sneeze and throw the tissue the away
  • If you need to seek medical care, before going to your doctor’s office, call ahead and tell them about your symptoms
  • Avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people
  • High risk groups (older adults and people with underlying health conditions) stay home as much as possible, have enough household items and groceries on hand if you need to stay home and monitor your health

Should there be additional recommendations from the County, State or CDC, the Town will proactively participate and communicate that information through our social media accounts and website, QueenCreek.org/COVID-19.

For information related to COVID-19 in Arizona, please visit AZDHS’ website, AZDHS.gov/COVID-19. For information from the CDC, visit CDC.gov/COVID-19.

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