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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Coconino County to Open Some Lobby Spaces on Monday

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Coconino County will open lobby spaces of specific buildings to the public beginning Monday, September 21 after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Coconino County will open lobby spaces of specific buildings to the public beginning Monday, September 21 after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With community spread of the virus at a level deemed moderate according to A...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Coconino County Community Development receives Department of Defense grant

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Coconino County Community Development was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $920,000 from the Office of Economic Adjustment through the Department of Defense.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Coconino County Community Development was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $920,000 from the Office of Economic Adjustment through the Department of Defense. This grant will allow for the implementation of key strateg...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Flu Vaccinations offered at Coconino County Health and Human Services

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Seasonal influenza vaccine is being offered at the Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) Clinic, 2625 N. King Street, Flagstaff.

Seasonal influenza vaccine is being offered at the Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) Clinic, 2625 N. King Street, Flagstaff.  Drive-up and Walk-up Flu Vaccination Clinics will be held every Friday beginning September 11 and every ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Parks & Recreation receives state grant to enhance Harrenburg Wash

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Coconino County Parks and Recreation was awarded an Arizona Water Protection Fund grant from the Arizona Department of Water Resources to conduct the Harrenburg Wash Enhancement Project.

 Coconino County Parks and Recreation was awarded an Arizona Water Protection Fund grant from the Arizona Department of Water Resources to conduct the Harrenburg Wash Enhancement Project. This project will enhance the riparian habitat at Harrenbu...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Saliva-based COVID-19 Testing Scheduled in Tusayan, AZ

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Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS), in collaboration with Arizona State University, North County HealthCare and Tusayan Fire Department, will offer saliva-based COVID-19 Testing in Tusayan, AZ.

Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS), in collaboration with Arizona State University, North County HealthCare and Tusayan Fire Department, will offer saliva-based COVID-19 Testing in Tusayan, AZ on Thursday, September 10 fro...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Coconino County website now available in 105+ languages

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Coconino County unveiled a new and important capability on its website,
www.coconino.az.gov, which allows for seamless translation from English to over 105 other languages.

Coconino County is proud to unveil a new and important capability on its website Coconino.az.gov, which allows for seamless translation from English to over 105 other languages. This new feature is powered by Google and was enabled to ensure the County is...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Coconino County offices closed in honor of Labor Day

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Monday, September 7, 2020 in honor of Labor Day.

COVID-19 testing at Fort Tuthill and the COVID-19 Information Line will also be closed. The County’s COVID-19 response efforts will resume on Tuesday, September 8.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Saliva-based COVID-19 Testing Available

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Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is pleased to partner with Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Health Services and Northern Arizona University (NAU) to offer free saliva-based diagnostic COVID-19 testing.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is pleased to partner with Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Health Services and Northern Arizona University (NAU) to offer free saliva-based diagnostic COVID-19 ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

COVID-19 Surge Testing Extended

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) in partnership with the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will extend its COVID-19 Testing Surge.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) in partnership with the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will extend its COVID-19 Testing Surge. The testing sites offer self-administered nasal swabs and ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

CCHHS Clinic set to reopen

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coconino County Health & Human Services (CCHHS) Clinic, 2625 N. King Street, Flagstaff, will reopen on Monday, August 31. Services will be offered Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coconino County Health & Human Services (CCHHS) Clinic, 2625 N. King Street, Flagstaff, will reopen on Monday, August 31. Services will be offered Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 5 pm. Appointments are required and ar...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Coconino County Takes Action to Protect San Francisco Peaks

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Coconino County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution Tuesday endorsing a twenty-year extension of a federal Public Land Order withdrawing the San Francisco Peaks from sale, settlement and mineral extraction. The Board...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Coconino County praises passage of Great American Outdoors Act

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Coconino County applauds todays’ enactment of the Great American Outdoors Act which establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to address over $507 million deferred maintenance needs in Ar...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Registration for COVID-19 Testing at Fort Tuthill highly encouraged

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Registration reduces wait time along with time for intake and test. Translation and interpretation options also available.

Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is encouraging individuals seeking COVID-19 testing at Fort Tuthill County Park, 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff to register online at www.coconino.az.gov/covid19. Individuals who register will receive a...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

CCHHS offering COVID Aware Enhanced Food Handler’s Certification

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Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) and Northern Arizona University (NAU) have partnered to create a new COVID Aware Enhanced Food Handler’s Certification for the local food-service industry.

The CCHHS Enhanced Food Handler’s Certification represents the most current health guidance directly related to preventing the spread of COVID-19 in a food-service establishment. The recommended practices stem from the Center for Disease Control...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Coconino County Calls on All to Wear Face Coverings

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COVID-19 case numbers in Coconino County have reached almost 1800 cases and are increasing.

 COVID-19 case numbers in Coconino County have reached almost 1800 cases and are increasing. The County’s highest weekly positive case count was reported last week at 276 positive cases. Coconino County officials remind residents and tourists of...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Museum Flood Preparedness & Mitigation Guide arriving in mailboxes soon

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The 2020 Museum Flood Preparedness and Mitigation Guide is being mailed to Museum Flood area property owners and residents this week.

Created by the Coconino County Flood Control District and the City of Flagstaff, the Guide contains important information about safety and preparedness during the coming monsoon season in the Museum Flood area.

The Museum Fire, which broke out on July 21, ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

PROCLAMATION OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF COCONINO COUNTY PURSUANT TO A.R.S. §

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PROCLAMATION OF THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF COCONINO COUNTY PURSUANT TO A.R.S. § 26-311 AND THE DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY IN COCONINO COUNTY 

WHEREAS, on March 11, 2020, the Governor of the State of Arizona, Douglas A. D...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Coconino County acts to require face coverings when physical distancing is not possible

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Coconino County issued a proclamation today requiring residents and visitors to wear a face covering when not able to physical distance themselves from other persons.

The proclamation, effective on Saturday, June 20 at noon, applies to  all private lands in the unincorporated areas of the County. The County proclamation does not affect areas within cities or towns in the County or on federal, state or tribal l...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

N21 Project Completed

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The County provided approximately $310,000 in matching funds from Prop. 403 for the N21 Project, which broke ground in July 2019. The project, which included roadway reshaping, subgrade preparation and soil stabiliza...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Citizens' and Deputy's Quick Response Saves Life of Victim of UTV Rollover Collision

Happy Jack, AZ – On September 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm, Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Luna was speaking with a group of campers on FS 122C south of the Clints Well along Highway 87 when a UTV rollover accident occurred nearby. Depu...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Sheriff's Office Labor Day Holiday Weekend 2020 - Activity Summary

Coconino County, AZ – The extended weekend encompassing September 4-7, 2020 resulted in a significant number of calls stemming from outdoor activity in Northern Arizona. Sheriff’s Deputies worked closely with AZ Game and Fish, US Fores...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Responds to Injured Hiker on Humphreys Peak

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Flagstaff, AZ - On August 29, 2020 at approximately 1:30 pm, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about an injured hiker, who was unable to walk, at the top of Humphreys Peak.

Multiple agencies responded to assist in the rescu...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Sheriff's Office Investigating Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault

Media Release from 8/30/2020 at 1:19 pmWilliams AZ, August 28th, 3:01 am, Deputies from the Williams district responded to a report of a domestic violence issue which began as a kidnapping at Kaibab Lake in Williams.

Investigators were advised by the victi...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Sheriff's Office Responds to Plane Crash in Tusayan, AZ

Media Release from 8/28/2020 4?23 pmTusayan AZ, 10:56 am, Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Deputies from the Williams District responded to a report of a plane crash blocking traffic on Hwy 64 between the Town of Tusayan and the southern entranc...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Sheriff's Office Experiencing Increased Search and Rescue Activity

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Flagstaff, AZ – Over the past several months, the number of people visiting the forested areas throughout Coconino County appears to have been on the rise based on the number of Search and Rescue calls received.  Between January 1, 2020...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Inmate Death (Update)

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Flagstaff, AZ – Next of kin notification has been confirmed by the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office.  The inmate, who died on 7/31/2020, is David Depue, 32YOA.  We are not aware of...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

New Records Management System for the County Jail

Media Release from July 29, 2020Flagstaff, AZ- The Coconino County Detention Facilities in both Flagstaff and Page will be transitioning to a new records management system. We are expecting intermittent interruptions to the inmate phone, video visitation ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Update #6 on COVID-19 in the Coconino County Detention Facility

Media Release from July 24, 2020 at 5:11 pm

Flagstaff, AZ - As of July 23, 2020, the Coconino County Detention Facility in Flagstaff has 7-confirmed COVID-19 positive inmate and there are currently no staff members COVID-19 positive. There are no confirmed...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Coconino SAR Rescues Injured Hiker off Mount Elden

On July 22nd, 2020 at approximately 8:30am the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Mt Elden Area after received a 911 call from an injured and stranded hiker on Elden Lookout Trail.The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Sea...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Coconino SAR Rescues Juvenile off Mount Elden

Flagstaff AZ, July 20th, 2020 at 7:45 pm the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Responded to a report of a Juvenile Hiker on Mount Elden found off trail by hikers who stated the Juvenile was in need of assistance, she had been there for a few days...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Sheriff’s Office July 4th 2020 Holiday Weekend - Activity Summary

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Coconino County, AZ – The extended weekend encompassing July 3-5 resulted in a significant number of calls stemming from outdoor activity in Northern Arizona. Sheriff’s Deputies worked closely with US Forest Service, AZ Game and Fish, ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

CCSO Investigates Shooting in Timberline Neighborhood

Flagstaff, AZ –   June 24, 2020 at approximately 8:53 PM Deputies were called to the Chevron gas station at Campbell Avenue and Highway 89 for a report of a subject who had been shot. Residents in the area reported hearing multiple gun ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Coconino County Sheriff's SAR Member & CERT Team Receive GEMS Awards

Flagstaff AZ, - The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office was honored by having its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and one of its Search and Rescue members, Dennis Gill, recognized by the Flagstaff GEMS Citywide Volunteer Recognition group,...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Update on COVID-19 in the Coconino County Detention Facility

Flagstaff, AZ - As of June 12, 2020 the Coconino County Detention Facility in Flagstaff has 6-confirmed COVID-19 positive inmates.  There are currently no staff members COVID-19 positive.  Since the last media release from May 5th, we ha...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Sheriff’s Response to the Death of George Floyd

Flagstaff, AZ – As the Sheriff of Coconino County I share in the community’s shock and anger over the events recently occurring in Minneapolis.  I greatly value the diversity and public trust of our citizens and constantly str...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Activity Summary

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Coconino County, AZ – The extended weekend encompassing May 22 – May 25 resulted in a significant number of calls stemming from outdoor activity in Northern Arizona. Sheriff’s Deputies worked closely with US Forest Service, N...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Two Detention Staff members and one Inmate Confirmed COVID-19 Positive

Media Release from May 5, 2020 at approximately 6:04 pmFlagstaff, AZ - As of May 3, 2020 the Coconino County Detention Facility in Flagstaff has two confirmed COVID-19 positive Detention Officers and as of May 5, 2020 has one confirmed COVID-19 positive i...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Attempted Abductions in Bellemont and Ash Fork Areas

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Flagstaff, AZ – On May 2 and 3, 2020, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to two different reports of abduction attempts on young females. One was in the resident...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Additional Arrest made in Sasha Krause Homicide Investigation

Glendale, AZ – On 05/03/20 Detectives with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of Agents from the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), and the Office of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, arrested Samue...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Arrest Made in Sasha Krause Homicide Case

Flagstaff, AZ - On April 21, 2020 around 9:20 am, Detectives from Coconino County Sheriff’s Office accompanied by Detectives from San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, New Mexico served search warrants and arrested Mark Gooch at Luke Air F...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

One Confirmed COVID-19 Inmate was recently in the Page Detention Facility

Page, AZ - The Coconino County Page Holding Facility recently had one confirmed COVID-19 positive inmate in-custody.

This individual was booked into the Page facility on 4/9/20. Thankfully, the individual advised jail staff of possible exposure / infection...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

03/25/2020 Updated COVID-19 Information for Coconino Detention Facility Operations

Flagstaff, AZ- The Coconino County Detention Facility has been receiving numerous questions regarding the steps and measures taken to ensure the best quality of care is being provided for it’s in-custody population.

The most important step in the...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Information about Coconino Detention Facility Operations

Flagstaff, AZ – The safety of the Coconino County community, including incarcerated individuals, visitors to the Coconino County Detention Facility and the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office staff remains a top priority as severe respira...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Arrest made in Cavanaugh Homicide Case

Flagstaff, AZ –   On February 28 and March 5, 2020, Shawn Eckard and Jason Eric Johnson were served warrants separately, reference the investigation of the homicide of Craig Cavanaugh.

Both men have been indicted in Navajo County for fir...

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