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Coronavirus Information

Dikos Ntsaaígíí-19 (COVID-19)


Symptoms of COVID-19


Stop The Spread of Germs



Oct 11  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 47 - Safety Precautions

Sep 27  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 45 - Safety Precautions

Sep 21  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 44 - Safety Precautions

Sep 13  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 43 - Safety Precautions

Aug 30  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 41 - Safety Precautions

Aug 12  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-019 - Public Health Emergency Order Reemphasizing “Safer at Home” Order and Updating Gathering Limits

Aug 12  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-018 - Public Health Emergency Order Declaring “Orange Status” for Schools

Aug 12  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-017 - Public Health Emergency Order Declaring “Orange Status” for Businesses

Aug 09  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 38 - Safety Precautions

Aug 04  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-016 - Public Health Emergency Order Reemphasizing “Safer at Home” Order and Gathering Limits, and Discontinuing Daily Curfew

Aug 04  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-015 - Clarifying the Mandate to Wear Masks in Public, Including Schools and Businesses, Due to COVID-19

Aug 02  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 37 - Safety Precautions

Jul 07  COVID-19 SAFE PRACTICES: REOPENING GUIDELINES FOR YOUTH SUMMER PROGRAMS

Jul 07  NDOH Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-014 - Public Health Emergency Order Implementing the Navajo Nation COVID-19 Safe Schools Framework and Declaring “Yellow Status” for Schools

Jul 07  NDOH Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-013 - Public Health Emergency Order Continuing “Yellow Status” for Businesses

May 21  NDOH Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-011 - Public Health Emergency Order Continuing “Yellow Status” for Businesses

May 18  NDOH Health Advisory Notice (HAN) - Mandating Use of Masks Among All Persons in Public is Still in Effect

May 17  NDOH Health Advisory Notice (HAN) - COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 28 —Safety Precautions

Apr 20  NDOH Health Advisory Notice (HAN) - Navajo Nation Confirms First Hantavirus Case of 2021

Apr 19  NDOH Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 24 - Safety Precautions

Apr 13  NDOH Health Advisory Notice (HAN) - CDC and FDA Recommended a Pause of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Apr 12  NDOH Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 23 —Safety Precautions

Apr 09  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-008- Re-Issuing Stay at Home (Shelter in Place) Order and Continuing Daily Curfew

Mar 26  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-007- Continuing the “Safer at Home” Public Health Emergency Order; Extending Daily Curfews; Extending Business Hours; Requirements for Drive-in Gatherings

Jan 7  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-001- Continuing the Stay at Home (Shelter in Place) Lockdown Order for an Additional Two (2) Weeks, Including Full 57-Hour Weekend Lockdowns

Dec 28  Navajo Department of Health Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 09 —Safety Precautions

Dec 04  Continuing the Stay at Home (Shelter in Place) Lockdown Order for an Additional Three (3) Weeks, including Full 57-Hour Weekend Lockdowns - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-031

Dec 01  Navajo Department of Health Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 05 —Safety Precautions

Nov 17  Navajo Department of Health Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 03 —Safety Precautions

Nov 13  Re-issuing Stay at Home (Shelter in Place) Lockdown Order for Three (3) Consecutive Weeks - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-030

Nov 13  Public Health Emergency Order Declaring “Red Status” for Businesses - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-029

Nov 04  Navajo Department of Health Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory—Safety Precautions

Nov 02  Public Health Emergency Order Regarding Voting on Election Day on the Navajo Nation During the Current Public Health State of Emergency - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-027

Oct 22  Public Health Emergency Order Implementing Additional 56-Hour Weekend Lockdowns - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-026

Sep 29  Public Health Emergency Order Regarding Updated Daily Curfew Hours and Implementing Additional 57-Hour Weekend Lockdowns - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-024

Sep 22  Re-issuing Stay at Home (Shelter in Place) Order and 57-hour Weekend Lockdown - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-023

Sep 01  Public Health Emergency Order Continuing 32-Hour Weekend Lockdowns in September 2020 - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-022

Aug 16  Rescinding the Stay at Home (Shelter in Place) Public Health Emergency Orders and Implementing a “Safer at Home” Public Health Emergency Order, Restating the Requirements for “Drive-in” Gatherings, Restating the daily and weekend curfew hours, and Reminding Visitors and Tourists Not to Travel to the Navajo Nation - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-021

Aug 13  Public Health Emergency Order Implementing the Navajo Nation Reopening Plan and Declaring "Orange Status" - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-020

Aug 06  Public Health Emergency Order Regarding Updated Daily Curfew Hours and 32-Hour Weekend Lockdown - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-019

Jul 22  SIXTH EXECUTIVE ORDER RELATED TO EXTENDING THE DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS ON THE NAVAJO NATION; FURTHER EXTENDING THE CLOSURE OF NAVAJO NATION GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND RELATED ENTITIES - Executive Order No. 008-20

Jul 05  Re-issuing Stay at Home (Shelter in Place) Public Health Emergency Order - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-017

Jun 30  Public Health Emergency Order Locking Down the Navajo Nation for 57-Hours (for the Next Three Weekends) Due to the Alarming Increase in Positive Cases in Areas Surrounding the Navajo Nation - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-016

Jun 30  FIFTH EXECUTIVE ORDER RELATED TO EXTENDING THE DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS ON THE NAVAJO NATION; FURTHER EXTENDING THE CLOSURE OF NAVAJO NATION GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND RELATED ENTITIES - Executive Order No. 006-20

Jun 16  Public Health Emergency Order Locking Down the Navajo Nation for 57-Hours (for the Next Two Weekends) and Travel Advisory Outside of the Navajo Nation Due to the Increased in Positive Cases in Areas Surrounding the Navajo Nation - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-015

Jun 05  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-014 - "Safer at Home" Public Health Emergency Order and Requirements for "Drive-In" Gatherings

Jun 05  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-013 - Public Health Emergency Order Regarding Daily Curfew

Jun 03  FOURTH EXECUTIVE ORDER RELATED TO EXTENDING THE DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS ON THE NAVAJO NATION; FURTHER EXTENDING THE CLOSURE OF NAVAJO NATION GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND RELATED ENTITIES - Executive Order No. 005-20

May 19  Public Health Emergency Order Locking Down the Navajo Nation for 57-Hours During the Weekend and Closing Essential Businesses Due to Community Spread of COVID-19 - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-011

Apr 21  EXTENDING THE DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS ON THE NAVAJO NATION, EXTENDING THE CLOSURE OF NAVAJO NATION GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND RELATED ENTITIES - Executive Order No. 003-20

Apr 17  Public Health Emergency Order Mandating Use of Masks in Public due to COVID-19 - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-007

Apr 16  Public Health Emergency Order Extending the 57-Hour Weekend Curfew for Two Additional Weekends in April and Closing Essential Businesses During Weekend Curfews Due to Community Spread of COVID-19 - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-006

Apr 05  Public Health Emergency Order Implementing a 57-Hour Weekend Curfew from 8:00 P.M. on Friday, April 10 to 5:00 A.M. on Monday April 13 Due to the Community Spread of COVID-19 - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-005

Mar 31  EXTENDING THE DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS ON THE NAVAJO NATION, EXTENDING THE CLOSURE OF NAVAJO NATION GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND RELATED ENTITIES - Executive Order No. 002-20

Mar 29  Public Health Emergency Order Implementing a Curfew, Extending the March 20, 2020 Stay at Home (Shelter in Place) Order No. 2020-003, and Implementing Other Major Public Health Disaster Responses Due to the Community Spread of COVID -19 - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-004

Mar 20  Public Health Emergency Stay at Home (Shelter in Place) Order for All Residents of the Navajo Nation for Quarantine and Isolation Purposes to Limit the Spread of COVID -19 - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-003

Mar 19  Public Health Emergency Order Requiring Closure of the Chilchinbeto Community for Quarantine and Isolation (Shelter in Place) Purposes to Limit the Spread of COVID-19 - Public Health Emergency Order No. 2020-002

Mar 18  Public Health Emergency Order to Limit Mass Gatherings and Gatherings Due to COVID-19

Mar 13  DECLARING A STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO THE CONFIRMATION OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS IN REGIONAL AREAS SURROUNDING THE NAVAJO NATION - Executive Order No. 001-20

Navajo News - Press Releases

Oct 17  58 new cases, 32,906 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 17  10,000 Infrastructure Projects Proposed, $2.1 Billion in ARPA Funds to be Allocated

Oct 16  31 new cases, 32,851 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 15  110 new cases, 32,809 recoveries, and no recent death related to COVID-19

Oct 15  American Rescue Plan proposal includes funds for infrastructure, direct services, and hardship assistance

Oct 15  Commercial Smoking Ban, Uranium Mining Congressional Hearing, and Judicial Branch funding to be considered by Navajo Nation Council

Oct 15  Navajo Nation Council to host Domestic Violence Awareness March, Fall Session to honor Indigenous Women

Oct 15  Navajo Nation Diné Action Plan signed into law to address public safety issues using Navajo cultural principles

Oct 14  64 new cases, 32,761 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Oct 14  President Nez meets with the Navajo Uranium Radiation Victims Committee regarding the RECA Amendments of 2021

Oct 13  11 new cases, 32,735 recoveries, and six recent deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 13  Initial distribution of ARPA Fiscal Recovery Funds allocated

Oct 12  48 new cases, 32,727 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 12  New Mexico Redistricting Plan for Voting Discussed with Navajo Nation Leaders

Oct 12  President Nez meets with Secretary Haaland and Assistant Secretary Newland

Oct 12  Navajo Nation marks the completion of two more road projects

Oct 11  New Mexico tribal leaders work to move forward together on redistricting issues

Oct 11  11 new cases, 32,667 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 33 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Oct 11  Navajo Nation recognizes and celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Oct 10  55 new cases and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 09  32 new cases, 32,582 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 09  Navajo Nation Council Questions Lack of Collaboration from the Washington Office & President Jonathan Nez

Oct 08  51 new cases, 32,542 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Oct 08  President Biden signs historic proclamation to restore and expand the Bears Ears National Monument

Oct 08  Navajo Nation Council Celebrates the Protection of the Bears Ears National Monument

Oct 07  49 new cases, 32,441 recoveries, and five more deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 06  Navajo Family Assistance Services Continues to Accept Navajo School Clothing and Supplies Applications

Oct 06  65 new cases, 32,423 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Oct 06  Council Delegate Eugenia Charles-Newton continues search for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Oct 05  22 new cases, 32,409 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 05  Diné Action Plan approved by Navajo Nation Council, Advisory group created

Oct 05  Navajo Nation advocates for Office of Tribal Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury

Oct 04  Navajo Nation establishes the Fiscal Recovery Fund Office for the American Rescue Plan Act

Oct 04  29 new cases, 32,369 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 35 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Oct 04  President Nez highlights the Navajo Nation’s “Just Energy Transition” to support post-coal economies at the Arizona Student Energy Conference

Oct 03  35 new cases, 32,272 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 03  Council Delegate Charlaine Tso continues search for Ella Mae Begay

Oct 02  35 new cases, 32,271 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 01  76 new cases, 32,203 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Oct 01  $19 Million approved for Church Rock Factory by Navajo Nation Council, 350 jobs created

Oct 01  Navajo Nation supports congressional bill to replace Columbus Day with “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” nationwide

Oct 01  Navajo Nation breaks ground on the expansion of Rhino Health glove manufacturing facility, creating up to 350 jobs

Oct 01  Month of October recognized as “Navajo Nation Domestic Violence Awareness Month”

Oct 01  Navajo Nation recognizes “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

Oct 01  Indigenous Children and Survivors of Boarding Schools honored by the Navajo Nation Council

Sep 30  Biden Signs Indian Affairs Bill that Extends Native Children Commission Deadline

Sep 30  88 new cases, 32,155 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 30  President Nez speaks in support of Native American voting rights before the New Mexico Citizen Redistricting Committee

Sep 29  67 new cases, 32,116 recoveries, and five more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 29  Navajo Nation Mandates COVID-19 Vaccinations for all Government Employees

Sep 28  Navajo Nation’s FY2022 Comprehensive Budget fully funds the Department of Criminal Investigations plus an additional $1 million

Sep 28  37 new cases, 32,121 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 28  Council Delegate Eugenia Charles-Newton responds to Budget Cuts & Funding for Criminal Investigators

Sep 28  Navajo Routes 8085 and 251 road improvements completed in Many Farms and Tselani/Cottonwood

Sep 27  Navajo Nation’s FY2022 Comprehensive Budget approval includes funding for veterans, prosecutors, and direct services

Sep 27  20 new cases, 32,067 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 40 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Sep 27  Navajo Nation Council Honors the Life of Community Leader Agnes Laughter

Sep 26  36 new cases, 32,009 recoveries, and three more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 26  Navajo Nation honors military families on Gold Star Families Day

Sep 25  22 new cases, 31,972 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 24  President Nez proposes solutions based on concerns from Navajo veterans

Sep 24  12 Diné men and women proudly join the Navajo Nation Police force

Sep 24  40 new cases, 31,928 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 24  Veterans join Navajo Nation Council to address critical shortfalls with the Veterans Administration

Sep 24  $4 Million allocated for Navajo livestock owners for hay, grain, and feed assistance during pandemic

Sep 23  45 new cases, 31,852 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Sep 23  Navajo Nation continues advocating for water and power for Navajo families residing in the Westwater Subdivision

Sep 22  52 new cases, 31,853 recoveries, and five more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 22  Navajo Nation Council hosts meeting with United States Justice Department and Federal Partners to fund Prosecutors Office

Sep 22  Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. continues advocating for Veterans, Gold and Blue Star Families

Sep 22  President Nez offers support for the introduction of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2021

Sep 21  36 new cases, 31,842 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 36 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Sep 20  17 new cases and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 19  18 new cases, 31,735 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 18  63 new cases, 31,702 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Sep 17  Speaker Damon and Council Delegates welcome Diné Sáanii for Justice Advocates to the Capitol

Sep 17  55 new cases, 31,653 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 17  Kayenta community breaks ground on new wellness center

Sep 16  President Nez and Cameron community discuss uranium mine clean-up efforts with the head of the U.S. EPA

Sep 16  54 new cases, 31,622 recoveries, and two recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 15  45 new cases, 31,574 recoveries, and five recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 14  50 new cases, 31,579 recoveries, and two recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 14  6 new cases, 31,524 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 35 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Sep 13  New Mexico Congresswoman discusses Chaco Canyon National Historical Park with Eastern Agency Council Delegates

Sep 12  Elders to receive new senior center in Nazlini with finalization of grant agreement

Sep 12  35 new cases, 31,473 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 11  42 new cases, 31,423 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Sep 11  The Navajo Nation Council Congratulates Miss Navajo Nation Niagara Rockbridge in her New Role as Goodwill Ambassador

Sep 11  Niagara Rockbridge crowned Miss Navajo Nation 2021-2022

Sep 10  President Nez finalizes agreement for Dilkon residents to receive long-awaited power line extensions

Sep 10  Navajo Nation Council Congratulates New Interior Department Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland

Sep 09  President Nez meets with the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency

Sep 09  46 new cases, 31,308 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Sep 08  45 new cases, 31,271 recoveries, and three recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 07  35 new cases, 31,248 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 38 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Sep 06  19 new cases, 31,200 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 05  46 new cases, 31,159 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 05  Tonalea families to receive long-awaited power line extensions with signing of agreement by President Nez

Sep 04  53 new cases, 31,115 recoveries, and seven more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 04  Navajo leaders recognize “Navajo Nation Suicide Prevention Week”

Sep 03  74 new cases, 31,000 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Sep 03  BIA Regional Director Meets with Navajo Nation Council

Sep 03  Manuelito residents and leaders celebrate the completion of new bridge and road repairs

Sep 03  Completion of New Bridge Offers Safe Travel for Tsé Sí Aní Community

Sep 03  Chapter Official’s Stipend Shortfalls a Concern for Navajo Nation Council

Sep 02  55 new cases, 30,940 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19, public health officials caution public about Labor Day travel

Sep 01  49 new cases, 30,919 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Sep 01  Construction of new bridge provides safe route for Tsé Si áni community

Sep 01  Navajo leaders encourage residents to plan, prepare, and care for elders with “Navajo Nation Preparedness Month” proclamation

Aug 31  54 new cases, 30,902 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 31  President Nez and Vice President Lizer meet with new Navajo Area BIA Regional Director Gregory Mehojah

Aug 31  Navajo Nation Department of Emergency Management issues weather warning for anticipated heavy rainfall

Aug 30  17 new cases, 30,857 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 36 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Aug 30  Navajo Nation Department of Personnel Management to host job fairs in September

Aug 29  24 new cases, 30,800 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 28  35 new cases, 30,757 recoveries, and three more deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 27  38 new cases, 30,703 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 27  16th Annual Government-to-Government Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation

Aug 26  55 new cases, 30,633 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 25  57 new cases, 30,608 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 24  37 new cases, 30,591 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 23  24 new cases, 30,539 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 36 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Aug 23  Navajo Nation meets with Red Lake Nation on Criminal Justice Complex

Aug 22  August 2021 School Board Apportionment Plan (Plan 6) Public Hearings

Aug 22  33 new cases, 30,435 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, vaccine mandate issued for Navajo Nation employees

Aug 21  46 new cases, 30,435 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 20  24 new cases, 30,388 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 19  President Nez welcomes U.S. Secretary of Energy Granholm to the Navajo Nation to discuss renewable energy

Aug 19  80 new cases, 30,342 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 18  New Lukachukai Community School facilities scheduled for completion in June 2022

Aug 18  60 new cases, 30,330 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 18  Diné Bizaad Revitalization on the Navajo Nation

Aug 17  33 new cases, 30,295 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 28 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Aug 17  Broadband Buildout Plans for the Navajo Nation

Aug 16  7 new cases, 30,227 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 16  President Nez welcomes Utah Lt. Governor Henderson to the Navajo Nation

Aug 16  President Nez orders flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of late former Navajo Nation President Kelsey Begaye

Aug 15  THE 24TH NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL OFFERS PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY OF FORMER NAVAJO NATION LEADER KELSEY BEGAYE

Aug 15  37 new cases and one more death related to COVID-19 reported

Aug 14  President Nez and Vice President Lizer offer condolences to the family of former Navajo Nation President Kelsey Begaye

Aug 14  62 new cases and two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Aug 14  Navajo Nation honors Diné warriors and the importance of Diné Bizaad on Navajo Code Talker Day

Aug 13  67 new cases and one more death related to COVID-19 reported

Aug 13  Elderly Diné residents say their “prayers have been answered” with the start of N71 road improvements in Birdsprings

Aug 12  39 new cases, 30,078 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 12  Resources and Development Committee Continues Oversight Budget Hearings

Aug 12  Navajo Code Talkers Honored in Flag Raising Dedication in Virginia

Aug 12  Navajo Nation to return to “Orange Status” starting on Monday due to the increase in COVID-19 cases

Aug 12  Law and Order Committee Concludes Oversight Budget Hearings

Aug 12  Reports on Unfavorable Fixed Costs Reviewed by Budget and Finance Committee

Aug 12  Many Farms Looking to Capture Rainwater for Agriculture Use

Aug 12  Navajo Leadership Meets with Utah Governor Spencer J. Cox

Aug 11   49 new cases, 30,062 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19, Navajo Nation to return to “Orange Status” restrictions

Aug 10  16 new cases, 30,055 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 10  Applications for SY 2021-2022 Navajo School Clothing and Supplies Available October 4, 2021

Aug 09  15 new cases, 30,038 recoveries, and six more deaths related to COVID-19 as Navajo DOH identifies 19 communities with uncontrolled spread

Aug 08  18 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Aug 07  46 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Aug 06  Approval of policy changes for the Navajo Veterans Housing Program will expand housing options

Aug 06  42 new cases, 29,969 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 05  Online application for CARES Act LIHEAP Now Available

Aug 05  Local elders celebrate “a dream come true” with the approval of funding to pave roadways between Pinon and Hard Rock communities

Aug 05  43 new cases, 29,954 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 04  34 new cases, 29,947 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, Navajo DOH reaffirms mask mandate and safer at home order

Aug 03  President Nez advocates for funding of the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Aug 03  Navajo Nation Child Care Centers Reopening in Phases

Aug 03  28 new cases, 29,937 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as Navajo DOH identifies nine communities with uncontrolled spread

Aug 03  Navajo Nation establishes the Fiscal Recovery Fund and the expenditure process for the American Rescue Plan Act

Aug 02  9 new cases, 29,925 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 02  President Nez approves $2 million appropriation for the expansion of the Cañoncito Band of Navajos Health Center

Aug 02  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and memory of World War II Army and POW veteran Thomas Lynch, Jr.

Aug 02  President Nez continues to push for federal policy changes to advance infrastructure development on the Navajo Nation

Aug 01  10 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 31  25 new cases and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 31  Christmas in July at Cornfields Chapter

Jul 30  Application process reopens for the final phase of the CARES Act Hardship Program, deadline set for the end of September

Jul 30  26 new cases, 29,882 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 30  Vice President Lizer encourages parents to invest in children's educational ambitions

Jul 30  President Nez and Vice President Lizer congratulate newly-appointed IHS Chief Medical Officer Dr. Loretta Christensen

Jul 30  Department of Diné Education Works to Reauthorize Navajo Schools

Jul 29  Department of the Interior Listens to Concerns of the Navajo People

Jul 29  $450,000 Settlement agreement between the Federal Trade Commission and Tate’s Auto Group

Jul 29  13 new cases, 29,867 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jul 28  Navajo leaders discuss Chaco Canyon, public safety, and land issues with Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bryan Newland

Jul 28  President Nez commends Emergency Management officials, CHR’s, Chapter officials, and others for providing relief to elders in flooded areas

Jul 28  14 new cases, 29,859 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 28  President Nez urges all schools to submit School Reopening Plans to the Department of Diné Education

Jul 27  NDOT crews continue to clear roadways to make routes passable and accessible

Jul 27  15 new cases, 29,844 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jul 27  President Nez provides testimony about water and sanitation before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Jul 26  President Nez congratulates Navajo Technical University Master of Arts in Diné Culture, Language, and Leadership graduates

Jul 26  8 new cases, 29,817 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 25  Construction of hogan-style home prototype proceeds to help address housing challenges

Jul 25  NDOT crews continue to respond to road repair needs caused by heavy rainfall

Jul 25  6 new cases and four more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 24  12 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 23  11 new cases, 29,785 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 23  Navajo Nation Council Amends Veteran’s Trust Fund

Jul 23  President Nez and Navajo Police Chief Francisco meets with the family of Ella Mae Begay

Jul 22  24th Navajo Nation Council Unanimously Approves Funding for Phase One of the Western Navajo Water Pipeline

Jul 22  President Nez and Utah Lt. Governor Henderson visit Westwater Subdivision residents and the Gentle Ironhawk Shelter

Jul 22  27 new cases, 29,775 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jul 21  The Navajo Nation Fiscal Recovery Fund Approved

Jul 21  Proposed Treaty Between Cherokee Nation and Navajo Nation

Jul 21  21 new cases, 29,759 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 21  Office of Miss Navajo Nation announces contestants for the 69th Annual Miss Navajo Nation Pageant

Jul 20  17 new cases, 29,759 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as the CDC reports that the Delta variant accounts for 80% of new cases

Jul 20  Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty Honors the Victims of Boarding Schools

Jul 19  President Nez and Vice President Lizer deliver the State of the Navajo Nation Address

Jul 19  6 new cases, 29,741 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 18  30 new cases and two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported for Saturday and Sunday combined

Jul 16  President Nez finalizes business site leases for Navajo business owners, LeChee and Shonto Chapters highlight American Rescue Plan Act priorities

Jul 16  6 new cases, 29,694 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 15  President Nez and Delegate Slater advocate for transportation system improvements and policy changes with U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg

Jul 15  Historical partnership allows Gentle Ironhawk Shelter to resume operations under the Utah Navajo Health System

Jul 15  22 new cases, 29,682 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jul 15  New Mexico Indian Affairs Department Meets with Various New Mexico Chapters

Jul 15  Chinle Chapter Receives Award for Floodplain Management Plan

Jul 14  16 new cases, 29,674 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jul 13  Crownpoint Chapter and summer youth workers celebrate the delivery of new heavy equipment

Jul 13  6 new cases, 29,666 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 12  Council Delegate Eugenia Charles-Newton Witnesses Navajo Children Receiving Nike Shoes

Jul 12  Low Water Supply Prompts NTUA to Cut Off Water Allocations to Several Chapters

Jul 12  4 new cases, 29,660 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 12  Online town hall scheduled for Monday evening to provide information about the second phase of the CARES Act Hardship Program

Jul 11  2 new cases and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 11  Job fairs scheduled to hire temporary workers and summer students to assist with the second phase of the CARES Act Hardship Program

Jul 10  13 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 09  Senator Heinrich Discusses ARPA Funds Update and Priorities with the 24th Navajo Nation Council

Jul 09  14 new cases, 29,644 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Jul 08  24 new cases, 29,645 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, increase in infections is due to residents traveling off the Navajo Nation

Jul 07  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of U.S. Army Private Marriah Pouncy_all

Jul 07  8 new cases, 29,642 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 07  Delegate Kee Allen Begay Jr. Meets with U.S. Senator Kelly and Other Congressional Delegations in Washington D.C.

Jul 07  Navajo Department of Health declares “Yellow Status” for schools, issues guidelines for youth programs, and allows parks to welcome visitors and tourists

Jul 07  Nez-Lizer to host online town hall for the Child Tax Credit

Jul 06  Council Delegate Herman M. Daniels and Paul Begay Join Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez in the Signing of Legislation 0104-21

Jul 06  7 new cases, 29,639 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 06  President Nez approves resolution allowing parks and roads to reopen to visitors under capacity limits and safety protocols

Jul 05  11 new cases and one more death related to COVID-19 in last two days

Jul 03  5 new cases and two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 03  Division of Community Development Requests $1.9 Million for Plan of Operations

Jul 02  President Nez approves funding for final phase of CARES Act Hardship Program for remaining applicants and enrolled members

Jul 02  Budget & Finance Committee Approves the Three Branch Chief’s Recommendation for the Fiscal Year 2022 General Fund

Jul 02  3 new cases, 29,617 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, Navajo Nation residents urged to take precautions during holiday weekend

Jul 02  Navajo Leadership Embraces “Naabik’íyáti’” with U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján

Jul 01  Drive-up fireworks events scheduled as Navajo Nation residents urged to stay local for the Fourth of July holiday weekend due to Delta variant

Jul 01  Navajo leaders discuss Navajo Indian Irrigation Project and Chaco Canyon issues with U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján

Jul 01  4 new cases, 29,616 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 30  6 new cases, 29,615 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 30  Navajo Nation Human Rights Commissioner Steven Darden awarded Henry Luce Foundation and Frist Nations Development Institute’s Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship

Jun 30  President Nez joins First Lady Biden and Second Gentleman Emhoff to encourage more people to get vaccinated for COVID-19

Jun 29  3 new cases, 29,615 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 23  Delegate Nathaniel Brown Bestowed as a Naat’áanii Honoree at Diné Pride’s Closing Ceremony

Jun 23  2 new cases, 29,582 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 23  Tribal Infrastructure Fund Board Awards Six Navajo Nation Chapters Infrastructure Grants

Jun 22  Navajo Nation’s Colorado Ranches Submit Budget Proposal Requests to Budget & Finance and Resources & Development Committees

Jun 22  5 new cases, 29,581 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Jun 22  Navajo Nation leaders commend Interior Secretary Haaland’s initiative to investigate federal boarding schools

Jun 22  Navajo Nation Days of Prayer to be observed from June 25 – 27, 2021

Jun 21  New enforcement provisions and more funding for resources requested to help Animal Control Officers prevent dog attacks

Jun 21  0 new cases, 29,566 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 20  1 new case and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 19  6 new cases and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 18  Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker Recognizes Juneteenth as a National Holiday

Jun 18  Speaker Seth Damon and Delegate Nathaniel Brown Reaffirm Diné Pride Week with Second Annual Proclamation Signing

Jun 18  Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay Jr. Seeks Solutions for Farmers Admidst Drought Conditions and the Projected Depletion of Many Farms Lake

Jun 18  11 new cases, 29,559 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 18  Delegate Charlaine Tso Urges the Public to Assist NPD in the Search For Ella Mae Begay

Jun 18  President Nez requests special session to consider reopening roads for visitors to allow parks to reopen at 50% capacity

Jun 17  12 new cases, 29,555 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jun 17  Navajo Nation disappointed in lack of Native Americans selected for New Mexico Citizen Redistricting Committee

Jun 16  3 new cases, 29,554 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jun 15  5 new cases, 29,549 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as the CDC designates the Delta strain as a “variant of concern”

Jun 15  Historic Vote McKinley County Commission Board Approves new prescient boundaries for McKinley County, New Mexico

Jun 15  NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL VOTE TO REOPEN NAVAJO TRIBAL PARKS

Jun 14  1 new case, 29,533 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 13  2 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 12  9 new cases and six more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 11  Local Navajo leaders prioritize infrastructure projects to create long-term benefits using American Rescue Plan Act funds

Jun 11  8 new cases, 29,518 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 11  President Nez and Vice President Lizer congratulate 325 Navajo Nation retirees for their dedication and service

Jun 10  Online town hall for FEMA’s COVID-19 Burial Assistance Program to be held on Monday

Jun 10  9 new cases, 29,518 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 09  11 new cases, 29,514 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jun 08  0 new cases, 29,509 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 07  3 new cases, 29,509 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 06  7 new cases and one more death related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 06  Online town hall for USDA Farm Service Agency debt relief program to be held on Monday

Jun 05  7 new cases and one more death related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 04  5 new cases, 29,489 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Jun 04  Delegate Eugene Tso Welcomes Navajo-Hopi Honor Riders in Window Rock

Jun 03  Navajo-Hopi Land Commission receives update on the Forgotten People versus Navajo Nation Case

Jun 03  13 new cases, 29,483 recoveries, and four more deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 03  Navajo Transit System receive 39 new hybrid buses to provide more transportation services and reduce emissions

Jun 02  No new cases, 29,472 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 02  6 new cases, 29,483 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Jun 02  President Nez joins Kayenta Service Unit to recognize the service of frontline warriors during the COVID-19 pandemic

Jun 01  0 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 31  2 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 31  Navajo Nation honors fallen warriors on Memorial Day

May 31  Diné athlete Patterson Yazzie III to compete in the season premiere of “American Ninja Warrior”

May 30  Two new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 29  9 new cases and four more deaths related to COVID-19

May 29  Navajo Nation receives initial $1.8 billion allocation through the American Rescue Plan Act

May 28  10 new cases, 29,454 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 28  June 2021 Navajo Nation Council sessions and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee work sessions

May 27  Nez-Lizer Administration finalizes lease for Navajo-owned company to offer quality lumber supplies on the Navajo Nation

May 27  LOC and RDC hear reports and discuss laws to address Navajo Nation feral dog population

May 27  3 new cases, 29,436 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 26  RDC receives business and industrial development fund update report from the Division of Economic Development

May 26  6 new cases, 29,424 recoveries, and four more deaths related to COVID-19

May 25  RDC and Speaker Damon request meeting state leadership to discuss Chaco Canyon National Heritage Monument Field Hearing

May 25  6 new cases, 29,426 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

May 25  Commission on Navajo Government Development hears chapter improvement reports and votes to allow hybrid meeting options

May 24  Nez-Lizer Administration meets with chapters regarding priorities for the American Rescue Plan Act

May 24  Council applauds Department of the Interior approval of the 2021 Arizona Gaming Compact amendments and agreements

May 24  2 new cases, 29,408 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 23  11 new cases, 29,383 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

May 22  12 new cases, 29,376 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

May 21  2 new cases, 29,361 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, new health order expands options for flea markets and roadside markets

May 20  4 new cases, 29,361 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 20  President Nez pushes for new era in tribal roads and federal relations during meeting with White House officials

May 20  Former Auditor General Elizabeth Begay to serve as Acting Controller

May 19  Council Votes to remove Pearline Kirk as Controller of the Navajo Nation during Special Session

May 19  9 new cases, 29,356 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

May 18  Council Delegate Thomas Walker Jr. Expresses Opposition to Two Guns Commercial Resort Proposal

May 18  18 new cases, 29,353 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

May 18  Council hears report on irregularities with COVID-19 testing contract and deliberates emergency removal of Navajo Nation Controller Pearline Kirk during Special Session

May 17  7 new cases, 29,343 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 17  Navajo Nation implements Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

May 16  Navajo Nation recognizes the week of May 16 – 22 as “Navajo Nation Emergency Medical Service Week”

May 16  7 new cases, 29,329 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

May 15  15 new cases, 29,302 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

May 14  12 new cases, 29,294 recoveries, and five more deaths related to COVID-19, mask mandate remains in place for the Navajo Nation

May 13  14 new cases, 29,283 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19 as health care facilities begin offering vaccines for adolescents

May 11  20 new cases, 29,265 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, health care facilities will begin offering vaccines for adolescents this week

May 11  Arizona Governor signs two voter suppression bills that disproportionately impact Navajo voters

May 11  9 new cases, 29,261 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as Navajo Area IHS prepares to begin vaccinating 12-15 year old individuals

May 10  Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission calls to postpone vote on Public Hearing adoption of Ordinance 2021-05, changing the zoning of Two Guns interchange

May 10  30 combined new cases, 29,239 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19 reported for Sunday and Monday

May 10  U.S. Department of the Treasury announces timeline, funding formula, and requirements for tribes to receive American Rescue Plan Act funding

May 10  Navajo Nation announces the Enhanced Retirement Program

May 10  Navajo Nation recognizes Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week to honor active and fallen Navajo Police Officers

May 08  12 new cases, 29,224 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

May 07  15 new cases, 29,225 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19 as leaders urge families to celebrate Mother’s Day safely

May 07  Navajo Nation approves Permanent Trust Fund Income five-year expenditure plan to help ensure financial stability and direct services

May 07  Navajo Nation now has over 100,000 fully vaccinated individuals

May 06  Rock Point community to receive funding for Route 8070 improvements

May 06  Navajo Department of Health announces graduation and promotion guidelines for schools to implement to help protect against COVID-19

May 06  13 new cases, 29,213 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 06  Delegate Kee Allen Begay Jr. advocates for road and broadband projects with Arizona leaders

May 05  Navajo Nation recognizes “Navajo Nation Nurses Appreciation Week” in honor and recognition of the contributions and sacrifices of nurses

May 05  Navajo leaders recognize Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples Awareness Day in honor and remembrance of lost loved ones

May 05  7 new cases, 29,201 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 04  12 new cases, 16,606 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

May 04  May 2021 Navajo Nation Council sessions and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee work sessions

May 04  Navajo Nation Council spotlights Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls national awareness day events

May 03  3 new cases, 16,596 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as the Navajo Nation nears 100,000 people fully vaccinated

May 03  FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will begin on May 12 to provide low-income families with discounted broadband service

May 03  President Nez and Vice President Lizer offer support for Salt Creek Fire residents and first responders

May 02  Navajo Nation leaders honor and thank all educators with “Navajo Nation Teacher Appreciation Week” recognition

May 02  6 new cases, 16,585 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

May 02  Week of May 2 – 8, 2021 recognized as “Navajo Nation Correctional Officers Week”

May 01  6 new cases, 16,574 recoveries, and three more deaths related to COVID-19

May 01  Navajo Nation recognizes the month of May 2021 as “Navajo Nation Foster Care Awareness Month”

May 01  Navajo leaders recognize the month of May as “Ntsáhakees Silah’igii Baa ‘Áhaya – Navajo Nation Mental Health Awareness Month”

Apr 30  Navajo Nation leaders urge Arizona Governor to veto voter suppression bill

Apr 30  9 new cases, 16,574 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 30  President Nez offers support for infrastructure projects related to the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act and rural road development

Apr 29  Controller’s statements following financial management work session misdirect

Apr 29  Judicial Branch fund approved by Navajo Nation Council with federal lawsuit award

Apr 29  Navajo Nation Council approves 2022-2026 Permanent Fund 5-year income plan to directly address projected shortfalls

Apr 29  6 new cases, 16,570 recoveries, and three recent deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 29  Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision delivers significant victory for the Navajo Nation

Apr 28  Office of the Controller must operate objectively, free of political influence

Apr 28  15 new cases, 16,568 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as Navajo Area IHS reports that over 95,000 individuals are fully vaccinated

Apr 28  First Lady Nez and Second Lady Lizer announce “Talking Trash” series focusing on illegal trash dumping on the Navajo Nation

Apr 28  Navajo Nation opposes Arizona bills that would suppress Navajo voters

Apr 27  0 new cases, 16,565 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 27  Navajo Nation BIE schools, Diné College, and NTU allocated nearly $205 million through the American Rescue Plan Act

Apr 27  5 new cases, 16,524 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 26  Nez-Lizer Administration to meet with Chapters regarding the American Rescue Plan Act

Apr 23  First Lady Biden concludes visit to the Navajo Nation with discussions with students, educators, parents, and health care workers

Apr 23  31 new cases, 16,524 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as Navajo Nation prepares to transition to “Yellow Status” on Monday

Apr 22  Navajo leaders welcome First Lady Jill Biden to the Navajo Nation

Apr 22  President Nez and Vice President Lizer congratulate U.S. Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs nominee Bryan Newland

Apr 22  15 new cases, 16,522 recoveries, and no recent death related to COVID-19

Apr 21  Navajo Nation to welcome First Lady Jill Biden

Apr 21  8 new cases, 16,522 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Apr 21  Navajo Nation enrolled population increases to 399,494 thanks to Navajo CARES Act Hardship Assistance Program

Apr 20  9 new cases, 16,515 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 20  Navajo Department of Health cautions public about Hantavirus as first case of the year confirmed

Apr 19  4 new cases, 16,477 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 19  President Nez and Vice President Lizer deliver the State of the Navajo Nation Address

Apr 18  7 new cases, 16,477 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 17  2 new cases, 16,477 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported for seventh consecutive day

Apr 17  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of former Diné lawmaker Nelson S. BeGaye

Apr 16  13 new cases, 16,475 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19, California variant identified in Shiprock Service Unit

Apr 15  Arizona-Tribal gaming compact amendments finalized extending compact duration up to 2048 and expanding scope of gaming

Apr 15  20 new cases, 16,431 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported for fifth consecutive day

Apr 15  Navajo Nation Office of the First Lady and Second Lady launches mobile app to provide resources for Navajo families

Apr 15  The Commission on Navajo Government Development mourns the loss of Honorable Nelson S. BeGaye and, the Commission’s regular meeting has been postponed

Apr 15  President Nez and Vice President Lizer offer condolences and prayers for the family of former Diné lawmaker Nelson S. BeGaye

Apr 15  Navajo Nation Council in mourning following the passing of Honorable Nelson S. BeGaye

Apr 14  10 new cases, 16,430 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 14  President Nez voices support for President Biden’s FY 2022 budget request that includes increases for schools, IHS, and other priorities

Apr 13  Tsídii To’í celebrates Síhásin Fund heavy equipment motor grader delivery under Nation-wide investment in local needs

Apr 13  Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine paused on the Navajo Nation in accordance with CDC and FDA recommendations

Apr 13  2 new cases, 16,430 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported for third consecutive day

Apr 13  President Nez meets with U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg and proposes policy changes to improve Navajo Nation’s transportation system

Apr 12  2 new cases, 16,430 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 12  FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance application now open to general public

Apr 12  Navajo Nation partners with First Things First to recognize “Navajo Nation Week of the Young Child”

Apr 12  Navajo Nation and the Office of the Arizona State Treasurer recognize the month of April as “Financial Literacy Month”

Apr 12  Navajo Nation secures $14.9 million in Capital Outlay Funds with approval from New Mexico Governor

Apr 11  10 new cases, 16,430 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 11  Navajo Nation Council approves 2021 Arizona gaming compact amendments and agreements

Apr 10  16 new cases, 16,430 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 09  26 new cases, 16,430 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, stay-at-home order reinstated for Navajo Nation residents

Apr 09  President Nez cites COVID-19 variants for vetoing bill that sought to reopen Navajo Nation roads to visitors

Apr 08  15 new cases, 16,430 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Apr 08  New Mexico Governor Signs HB-0178, Opening Doors of Opportunity for Students Seeking Substance Abuse Counseling Licensure

Apr 07  President Nez calls for the protection of 1.9 million acres of land under the Bears Ears National Monument in meeting with Interior Secretary Haaland

Apr 07  16 new cases, 16,425 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 07  Navajo Nation’s renewable energy future takes step forward with 70-megawatt emissions-free energy project in Red Mesa community

Apr 06  Navajo Nation finalizes lease for 200 MW emissions-free solar energy development project in the community of Cameron

Apr 06  3 new cases, 16,425 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Apr 06  Shonto community breaks ground on new hotel to support tourism corridor, jobs, and revenue

Apr 06  Navajo leaders recognize signing of New Mexico law ending Impact Aid credits in public education funding rules

Apr 06  Navajo Nation confirms first case of the B.1.429 variant first identified in the state of California, health officials urge more residents to get vaccinated

Apr 06  Navajo Nation recognizes National Public Health Week in honor and appreciation of health care workers

Apr 05  6 new cases, 16,423 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 05  President Nez joins New Mexico Governor Lujan Grisham for the signing of Impact Aid bill to support tribal schools

Apr 04  7 new cases, 16,423 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Apr 03  18 new cases, 16,423 recoveries, and four more deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 03  Office of the Controller successfully manages CARES Act funding, gearing up for second round of funding from the American Rescue Plan

Apr 02  17 new cases, 16,421 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Apr 02  April 2021 Navajo Nation Council sessions and Naabik’íyáti’ Committee work sessions

Apr 01  5 new cases, 16,398 recoveries, and five more deaths related to COVID-19, weekend vaccination events continue

Apr 01  Navajo Criminal Investigations supplemental appropriation gains approval from Law and Order Committee

Apr 01  Hay, grain, livestock feed assistance approved by Resources and Development Committee for $4 million

Apr 01  Navajo Nation recognizes the month of April as “Sexual Assault Awareness Month” acknowledging victims, survivors, and advocates


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