September 20, 2021
Yavapai County and the Sedona area are experiencing a “high rate of transmission” for COVID-19, according to state metrics. The City of Sedona continues to encourage businesses and visitors to follow CDC guidelines on COVID prevention and respect COVID policies in local businesses and government offices. The City of Sedona requires all persons to wear a face covering while inside any City of Sedona building. Any person who cannot wear a face covering because of a medical condition is exempt.
Face coverings are not required at outdoor city facilities where physical distancing can be maintained.
Yavapai County Community Health Services and Northern Arizona Healthcare offer up to date statistics on COVID-19’s local impact, including number and location of cases, hospital bed space and critical care bed space.
The Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau encourages you to follow these safety practices while visiting Sedona:
- Stay home if you are sick or have been in contact with a sick person.
- Wash your hands often.
- Respect social distances.
- Consider a protective face covering in public
Fire Still a Danger in Red Rock Country
Coconino National Forest has rescinded all fire restrictions, but fire is always a danger in the national forest lands around Sedona. Please avoid activities that could accidentally cause wildfires. Officials advise refraining from campfires on dry and windy days and remind visitors that it is always illegal to leave a campfire unattended. In addition, fireworks are never allowed on National Forest land.
A Red Rock Autumn is Here!
With cooler temperatures and colors in Red Rock Country, the autumn months are an excellent time to sample adventure and natural splendor throughout the Verde Valley while following COVID safety practices. Check our home page for an amazing array of things to do in Sedona, and be sure to stop by our Visitor Center at 331 Forest Road for even more information. Before you arrive, please join us in our commitment to environmental stewardship by signing the Sedona Cares Pledge.
Thank you for recreating responsibly for a sustainable Sedona!