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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

Sep 29  RETIRED NAVAJO NATION JUDGE MARILOU BEGAYE PASSES AWAY

Sep 29  20 new cases, 7,255 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 29  Navajo Nation Council approves up to $1,500 in coronavirus hardship assistance for enrolled Navajo tribal members, up to $500 for children

Sep 29  Public health experts recommend additional weekend lockdowns as COVID-19 cases continue to increase in many regions of the Navajo Nation

Sep 29  NTUA connects 223 families to electric grid and continues to make progress with water and wifi access projects with CARES Act funds

Sep 28  22 new cases, 7,253 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 28  Navajo Nation adopts short-term continuing resolution to ensure direct services and government operations through the end of 2020

Sep 27  18 new cases, 7,250 recoveries, and three more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 27  Navajo Nation honors fallen warriors and military families with Navajo Nation Gold Star Families Day proclamation

Sep 26  32 new cases, 7,250 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 25  26 new cases, 7,248 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19 as 57-hour weekend lockdown set to begin

Sep 25  U.S. District Court of Appeals rules in favor of federally-recognized tribes in CARES Act litigation

Sep 25  Health and medical experts urge Navajo Nation residents to remain vigilant as COVID-19 community outbreaks increase

Sep 25  Naabik’iyati’ Committee of the 24th Navajo Nation Council supports capping small loans at 36% interest rate in New Mexico

Sep 24  Navajo Nation Council observes passing of Kee Yazzie Mann, former delegate and presidential candidate

Sep 24  Navajo Nation awarded significant $434k US Department of the Interior contract to conduct Chaco Canyon cultural study

Sep 24  42 new cases, 7,242 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as cluster cases continue to increase

Sep 22  Navajo Nation re-issues Stay-At-Home Order and 57-hour weekend lockdown due to rising COVID-19 cases within and near the Navajo Nation

Sep 22  Navajo Nation applauds passage of Savanna’s and Not Invisible Acts to address the missing and murdered Indigenous peoples crisis

Sep 21  11 new cases, 7,232 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as Nation prepares to implement stricter measures as cluster cases reported

Sep 20  12 new cases, 7,232 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as Navajo Nation’s 32-hour partial weekend lockdown continues

Sep 19  17 new cases, 7,230 recoveries, and four more deaths related to COVID-19 as Navajo Nation 32-hour partial weekend lockdown begins

Sep 18  Navajo Nation observes passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Sep 18  5 new cases, 7,229 recoveries, and four more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 18  Nation’s leaders and Gaming Enterprise mark the grand opening of Navajo Blue Travel Center

Sep 18  Shiprock District Court issues temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction to stop Dineh Benally’s hemp production immediately

Sep 17  Navajo Nation and Indian Health Service making progress with water points and safe water storage projects using CARES Act funds

Sep 16  Navajo Nation implements Stage 1 Fire Restrictions, resolves issues over the use chainsaws to gather fire wood

Sep 15  “The Navajo Education Incentive (NEI), formerly known as the Navajo School Clothing Program, Requirement Causes Concern”

Sep 14  Navajo Nation call for flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor an remembrance of U.S. Army PFC Corlton Chee and Spc. Miguel Yazzie

Sep 14  Navajo Nation Council Approves application to Department of Interior for Chaco Canyon cultural resources investigation

Sep 14  Navajo Nation Council updated on status of investigations into deaths of Navajo soldiers at Fort Hood

Sep 10  18 new cases, 7,169 recoveries, and three more deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 10  Navajo Nation Council receives response from National Park Service agreeing to extend termination date of Quadrilateral Agreement

Sep 09  12 new cases, 7,167 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 09  Navajo Nation Council overrides continuing budget resolution veto

Sep 09  Navajo Nation reports no new cases of coronavirus for the first time since March

Sep 09  Navajo Nation requests US Government extend 50-year Quadrilateral Agreement for one year to allow for consultation with local communities

Sep 08  Navajo Nation receives update from Fort Hood Army leadership on passing of Navajo soldiers as Congress launches investigation

Sep 08  0 new cases, 7,157 recoveries, and four deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Sep 08  President Nez calls for congressional inquiry following deaths of two members of the Navajo Nation at Fort Hood Army Base

Sep 07  1 new case, 7,154 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 06  9 new cases, 7,148 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19 reported as 32-hour partial weekend lockdown continues

Sep 06  Nation’s leaders recognize “Navajo Nation Suicide Prevention Week”

Sep 06  NTUA connects electricity for over 100 homes using CARES Act funds, more projects making progress

Sep 05  6 new cases, 7,142 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 32-hour partial weekend lockdown takes effect

Sep 04  Navajo Nation mourns passing of US Army Private Carlton L. Chee, urge thorough investigation of Fort Hood soldier deaths

Sep 04  10 new cases, 7,142 recoveries, and more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as health care experts urge residents not to travel during Labor Day weekend

Sep 03  Navajo Nation officials meet with Navajo farmers regarding concerns with hemp production

Sep 03  24 new cases, 7,113 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 03  Navajo Technical University opens Chinle Academic Facility

Sep 02  Navajo Nation joins lawsuit challenging the federal government’s illegal shortening of the 2020 Census

Sep 02  17 new cases, 7,108 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19 as Nation’s leaders caution against traveling during the Labor Day weekend

Sep 02  Nez-Lizer reaffirm Nation’s position that Impact Aid dollars should not be used to address the Yazzie/Martinez court decision mandates for students

Sep 01  32-hour partial weekend lockdowns and daily curfews to continue as Navajo Nation’s leaders urge public to prepare for the winter season

Sep 01  9 new cases, 7,102 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Sep 01  Nez-Lizer seek support for $177 million expenditure plan provides immediate COVID-19 relief for Navajo families, students, elders, and others

Aug 31  20 new cases, 7,078 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 31  Navajo Nation Business and Artisans Economic Relief Grant Program to begin accepting applications on September 7th

Aug 30  “Navajo Nation Census Month” proclaimed by Nation’s leaders

Aug 30  11 new cases, 7,057 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19 as 32-hour lockdown continues

Aug 29  Nine new cases, 7,054 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19 as 32-hour lockdown is set to begin

Aug 28  14 new cases, 7,032 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 27  Four new cases, 7,027 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 26  14 new cases, 7,018 recoveries, and four more deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 26  STATEMENT ON THE EXECUTION OF LEZMOND CHARLES MITCHELL

Aug 25  Six new cases, 7,347 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 25  Navajo Nation Vice President Lizer speaks at the Republican National Convention

Aug 24  10 new cases, 7,063 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 23  12 new cases, 7,061 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as the 32-hour weekend lockdown continues

Aug 22  14 new cases, 7,060 recoveries, and four new deaths related to COVID-19 as the 32-hour weekend lockdown begins

Aug 22  Nez-Lizer proposes $177 million in remaining CARES Act funding for immediate relief for Navajo families, students, elders, and others

Aug 21  12 new cases, 7,007 recoveries, and two new deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 21  Navajo Nation Council receives 2021 budget preparation calendar for annual comprehensive budget season

Aug 20  19 new cases, 6,996 recoveries, and three new deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 19  14 new cases, 6,989 recoveries, and no new deaths related to COVID-19 as Navajo leaders urge citizens to stay safe

Aug 19  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Navajo leader and veteran Earnest C. Becenti, Sr.

Aug 18  Nez-Lizer sign proclamation to recognize the 10th Annual “Running for a Stronger and Healthier Navajo Nation”

Aug 18  17 new cases, 6,987 recoveries, and four more deaths related to COVID-19 as daily curfew remains in effect

Aug 18  President approves $475 million in CARES Act funding to provide immediate COVID-19 relief funding for water projects, power line projects, and more

Aug 17  6,978 recoveries, 12 new cases, no new deaths related to COVID-19 as Navajo Nation carefully reopens with phased-in approach

Aug 17  Navajo Nation Council Resolution CJY-67-20 power line expenditures signed into law for $44,220,832

Aug 17  Navajo Nation Council Resolution CJY-67-20 broadband and telecommunications expenditures signed into law for $53,224,989

Aug 17  Navajo Nation Council Resolution CJY-67-20 coronavirus water projects expenditures signed into law for $130,005,095

Aug 16  6,970 recoveries, 24 new cases, two more deaths related to COVID-19 as Navajo Nation implements “Safe at Home” Public Health Order

Aug 15  11 new cases, 6,970 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 14  18 new cases, 6,948 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 14  Navajo Nation honors Diné warriors on Navajo Code Talker Day

Aug 13  Nez-Lizer urge all schools on the Navajo Nation to implement online learning for the current semester to reduce COVID-19 risks

Aug 13  38 new cases, 6,942 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 13  Nez-Lizer Administration issues guidelines and plan to carefully reopen the Navajo Nation with phased-in approach

Aug 13  Navajo Nation calls for end to Federal execution of tribal member, Lezmond Mitchell

Aug 12  22 new cases, 6,920 recoveries, and four more deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 11  Navajo Nation calls on Western Albuquerque Land Holdings to allow access for critical To’hajiilee-Albuquerque water line project

Aug 11  19 new cases, 6,893 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 as President Nez urges public to wear masks throughout the upcoming flu season

Aug 10  7 new cases, 6,878 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 10  Navajo Nation Council focuses on extension to 50-year Quadrilateral Agreement expiration date to allow for renegotiation

Aug 09  15 new cases, 6,859 recoveries, and two more deaths related to COVID-19 as 32-hour weekend lockdown continues

Aug 08  6,810 recoveries, 36 new cases, and two more deaths related to COVID-19 as 32-hour weekend lockdown begins

Aug 07  6,810 recoveries, 34 new cases, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 07  Navajo Nation moves forward with hogan-style housing manufacturing facility

Aug 06  6,775 recoveries, 28 new cases, and one more death related to COVID-19 as Navajo Nation prepares for 32-hour weekend lockdown

Aug 06  Navajo Nation implements 32-hour partial weekend lockdowns and updates daily curfew hours

Aug 05  6,766 recoveries, 39 new cases, and fours more deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 05  Ganado community to receive new senior citizens and veterans center with approval of Síhasin Fund appropriation

Aug 04  6,747 recoveries, 17 new cases, and one more death related to COVID-19 as Navajo Nation prepares to implement a 32-hour weekend lockdowns

Aug 03  Input sought from the Navajo people regarding public meetings conducted via telecommunications

Aug 03  6,743 recoveries, 36 new cases, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 02  6,736 recoveries, 35 new cases, and one more death related to COVID-19

Aug 01  6,697 recoveries, 13 new cases, and four more deaths related to COVID-19

Aug 01  Navajo Nation Council approves $650 million in immediate expenditures for coronavirus pandemic mitigation and relief

Jul 31  Navajo Gaming Extends Closure and Begins 2nd Phase of Temporary Layoffs

Jul 31  PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM TUBA CITY JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Jul 31  6,677 recoveries, 36 new cases, and two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown begins

Jul 31  Nez-Lizer put forth CARES Act funding proposal to support virtual learning to help protect students and teachers from COVID-19 exposure

Jul 30  6,627 recoveries, 51 new cases, and one more death related to COVID-19 reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown approaches

Jul 29  PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM CHINLE JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Jul 29  6,622 recoveries, 41 new cases, and seven more deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 29  Navajo Nation Council includes water, power line, broadband, hardship assistance and more in latest Legislation No. 0144-20 coronavirus response bill

Jul 28  6,585 recoveries, 15 new cases, and five more deaths related to COVID-19

Jul 28  President Nez to present $652 million CARES Act funding proposal to the 24th Navajo Nation Council

Jul 27  6,554 recoveries, 21 new cases, and two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as Navajo Nation reaches 32 consecutive days with less than 100 cases

Jul 26  6,547 recoveries, 54 new cases, and five more death related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 25  6,525 recoveries, 69 new cases, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported as Navajo Nation reaches 30 consecutive days with less than 100 cases

Jul 24  6,503 recoveries, 34 new cases, and two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as Navajo Nation’s 57-hour weekend lockdown begins

Jul 23  JUDICIAL BRANCH TO PHASE IN RETURN TO FULL CAPACITY

Jul 23  6,481 recoveries, 50 new cases, and one more death related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 22  CHIEF JUSTICE JAYNE DELIVERS QUARTERLY REPORT TO COUNCIL

Jul 22  Navajo Nation extends emergency declaration and government closure to August 16th due to rise in COVID-19 cases in nearby towns and cities

Jul 21  6,437 recoveries, 22 new cases, and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 21  The Navajo people have the right to vote in the primary election

Jul 20  6,369 recoveries, 24 new cases, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 20  Speaker Seth Damon's Quarterly Report to the 24th Navajo Nation Council 2020 Summer Session

Jul 19  State of the Navajo Nation Address (2020 Summer Navajo Nation Council Session)

Jul 19  6,360 recoveries, 25 new cases, and seven more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as Navajo Nation reaches 24 consecutive days with less than 100 cases

Jul 18  6,345 recoveries, 32 new cases, and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown continues

Jul 17  6,240 recoveries, 50 new cases, and five more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 57-hour weekend curfew takes effect

Jul 17  Navajo Nation and Indian Health Service move forward with water points and safe water storage projects using CARES Act funds

Jul 17  Navajo Nation Firefighters receive new fleet of fire trucks

Jul 16  6,213 recoveries, 79 new cases, and two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 16  Family Dollar withdrew liquor license application

Jul 16  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee hears Navajo Nation Testing Coordination Team report on COVID-19 testing strategies and gating measures

Jul 15  6,184 recoveries, 80 new cases, and four more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 15  Nez-Lizer request the Navajo people to urge Council members to honor the votes of the Navajo people by voting down Legislation No. 0153-20

Jul 15  Nez-Lizer push for ballot measure to amend Navajo law to state that “all powers originate from the Navajo people”

Jul 14  Diné Development Corporation contributes $400,000 dividend payment to the Navajo Nation

Jul 14  6,163 recoveries, 47 new cases, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 14  Nez-Lizer applaud Family Dollar’s withdrawal of liquor license applications for St. Michaels and Tuba City

Jul 14  Three Department for Self Reliance Office Closures for the Week of July 13, 2020

Jul 13  5,866 recoveries, 56 new cases, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported as leaders urge Navajo residents to continue wearing masks

Jul 13  THE COMMISSION ON NAVAJO GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS LEGISLATION NO. 0153-2

Jul 13  STATEMENT ON WASHINGTON “REDSKINS” TEAM NAME AND LOGO RETIREMENT

Jul 12  5,856 recoveries, 45 new cases, five more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as Navajo Nation continues to flatten the curve

Jul 12  Nez-Lizer approve resolutions canceling fairs, opposing Family Dollar liquor license applications, allocating Navajo-Hopi legal services funds, and more

Jul 12  5,835 recoveries, 44 new cases, no new deaths related to COVID-19 reported for the Navajo Nation

Jul 10  5,781 recoveries, 56 new cases, and 10 more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 57-weekend lockdown takes effect

Jul 10  Resources and Development Committee continues discussion of drought and feral horse responses on Navajo Nation

Jul 09  5,731 recoveries, 61 new cases, and four more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 08  5,693 recoveries, 40 new cases, and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 07  5,650 recoveries, 27 new cases, and one more death related to COVID-19 reported

Jul 06  5,604 recoveries, 74 new cases, and no recent deaths reported as Department of Health re-issues stay-at-home order

Jul 05  Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez line-item vetoes $73 million in coronavirus relief expenditures

Jul 05  Nez-Lizer approve CARES Act funds for special duty pay and PPE for frontline workers, disinfecting government facilities, and more

Jul 05  5,581 recoveries, 38 new cases, and one more death reported as Nez-Lizer thank first responders for their hard work

Jul 05  5,543 recoveries, 71 new cases, and two more deaths reported as Navajo Nation continues to test residents aggressively

Jul 03  5,527 recoveries, 64 new cases, and four more deaths reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown set to take effect

Jul 02  5,480 recoveries, 56 new cases, two more deaths reported as law enforcement and New Mexico National Guard prepare to enforce 57-hour weekend lockdown

Jul 02  Human Rights Commmission completes second teleconference meeting.

Jul 02  Navajo Nation issues fire safety warning during lockdown hours for Fourth of July weekend

Jul 01  5,455 recoveries, 64 new cases, five more death reported as Nez-Lizer leads “Operation First of the Month” to help protect elders from COVID-19

Jul 01  Navajo Department of Health Health Advisory Notice (HAN) Smoke Advisory—Avoid Breathing Wildfire Smoke

Jun 30  5,218 recoveries, 17 new cases, one more death reported as Navajo Nation extends emergency declaration, government closure, and weekend lockdowns

Jun 29  Navajo Nation on motion to dismiss Yazzie-Martinez case: “New Mexico must do right by our children.”

Jun 29  5,095 recoveries, 63 new cases, no new deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 29  Nez-Lizer applaud New Mexico court’s ruling denying the state’s request to dismiss the Yazzie/Martinez v. State of New Mexico lawsuit

Jun 28  Delegate Kee Allen Begay Jr., NTUA Low Mountain Chapter celebrate cell on wheels unit going on air

Jun 28  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee continues addressing family and domestic violence shelter payment issues

Jun 28  Wood Springs Two wildfire grows to over 300 acres as residents begin to evacuate and road closures take effect

Jun 28  5,082 recoveries, 55 new cases, one more death related to COVID-19 reported as Navajo Nation’s travel advisory remains in effect

Jun 28  Navajo Epidemiology Center delivers COVID-19 situational report to Health, Education, and Human Services Committee

Jun 28  Navajo Nation receives total $714,189,631.47 in federal CARES Act funding

Jun 27  5,068 recoveries, 94 new cases, 12 more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown remains in effect

Jun 26  5,059 recoveries, 42 new cases, two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown takes effect

Jun 25  Passage of the Navajo Nation CARES Act legislation is a victory for the Navajo People

Jun 25  3,859 recoveries, 121 new cases, one new death related to COVID-19 reported as health care officials push for COVID-19 patients to report to isolation sites

Jun 25  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of former Navajo Police Officer and Criminal Investigator Esther Charley

Jun 24  Navajo Nation Council approves coronavirus $93 million immediate expenditure response package

Jun 24  Delegates receive Department of Agriculture updates on Navajo Nation horse programs

Jun 24  Navajo Nation files lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over the Clean Water Act

Jun 24  3,802 recoveries, 69 new cases, and 11 more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as health care experts warn against consuming hand sanitizer

Jun 24  96 Navajo families to receive electricity with $6.2 million Indian Community Development Block Grant award

Jun 24  Nez-Lizer oppose the State of New Mexico’s motion to dismiss the Yazzie and Martinez v. State of New Mexico lawsuit

Jun 24  Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. extends appreciation to Choice NTUA Wireless for Low Mountain cellular service set to go live Friday

Jun 23  Navajo Nation Council approves $41 million hazard pay, PPE, facility safety immediate expenditures

Jun 23  Speaker Seth Damon signs Navajo Nation Diné Pride Week Proclamation to recognize equality progress

Jun 23  COVID-19 related cases continue to decrease as Navajo Nation’s daily curfew and requirement to wear face mask remains in effect

Jun 23  Nez-Lizer strongly oppose Family Dollar’s liquor license application to sell alcohol in the community of St. Michaels

Jun 23  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Navajo Police Officer Michael Lee

Jun 23  Navajo Nation Council grieves fallen Navajo Nation Police Officer Michael Lee

Jun 23  Family Dollar in St. Michaels, AZ applied for liquor license

Jun 23  President Nez and Vice President Lizer Applaud DC District Court Ruling on CARES Act Funding

Jun 23  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee receives Division of Community Development CARES Act report at work session

Jun 23  Kin Dah Lichíí’ community served with sixth regional food distribution with St. Mary’s, Council Delegate Vince James’ help

Jun 23  Council Delegate Amber Kanazbah Crotty urges Navajo Nation to observe Elder Abuse Awareness Day in June

Jun 23  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives DSS domestic violence shelter, burial assistance reports

Jun 22  3,716 recoveries, 55 new cases, no new deaths related to COVID-19 reported as Navajo Nation’s daily curfew remains in effect

Jun 21  3,603 new recoveries, 27 new cases, and one new death related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 20  Media Advisory: Proclamation signing for 2020 Diné Pride Week Monday

Jun 20  3,470 recoveries, 69 new cases, four more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as Nez-Lizer deliveries to all 110 Navajo communities

Jun 19  3,462 new recoveries, 62 new cases, and six more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as the 57-hour weekend lockdown takes effect

Jun 19  Nez-Lizer offer condolences to the family and colleagues of Navajo Police Officer Michael Lee

Jun 18  3,414 new recoveries, 85 new cases, and two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 17  While more than 3,300 residents have recovered from COVID, new cases and new deaths spark Nation leaders to urge residents “Don’t Back Down”

Jun 16  3,277 recoveries, 39 new cases of COVID-19, and eight more deaths reported as Navajo Nation issues two 57-hour weekend lockdowns

Jun 15  22 new cases, 3,207 recoveries, and no new deaths related to COVID-19 reported as daily curfew is still in effect

Jun 14  3,158 recoveries, 57 new cases, and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as leaders urge Navajo residents to keep guard up

Jun 13  3,131 recoveries, 84 new cases, and five more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as leaders urge Navajo residents to keep guard up

Jun 12  3,094 new recoveries, 92 new cases, and five more deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jun 12  Navajo Nation leaders urge federal government to honor Native Americans with renaming of military bases

Jun 11  3,063 recoveries, 103 new cases, and six more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 962 families receive food, water, and supplies

Jun 10  2,997 recoveries, 125 new cases, and seven more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as nearly half of all positive cases have recovered

Jun 10  Navajo Nation 2020 Census to restart field operations Thursday

Jun 10  PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM WINDOW ROCK JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Jun 09  Budget & Finance Committee issues two amendments to Legislation No. 0116-20 before advancing

Jun 09  2,872 recoveries, 40 new cases, and eight more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 765 families receive food and other supplies

Jun 08  2,814 recoveries, 90 new cases, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 602 families receive food and other supplies

Jun 08  Fair and rodeo cancellation legislation advanced with RDC approval

Jun 08  Resources & Development Committee authorizes tribal access regulations without BIA approval for Navajo enterprises

Jun 07  2,727 recoveries, 102 new cases, and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as Nation’s leaders caution Navajo citizens

Jun 06  2,686 recoveries, 110 new cases, and five more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as Arizona sees rise in new cases

Jun 05  2,576 recoveries, 78 new cases, and five more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as new Public Health Order permits “drive-in” gatherings with restrictions

Jun 05  Nez-Lizer to host virtual commencement ceremony to honor and congratulate all graduates

Jun 04  Navajo Nation Council expresses gratitude and support for Navajo-Utah Water Rights Settlement Act passed by US Senate

Jun 04  2,174 recoveries, 69 new cases, and five more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 731 families receive food and supplies

Jun 04  Navajo Nation plays vital role in new Native American Rights Fund report

Jun 04  Navajo Nation commends the U.S. Senate’s approval of the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act

Jun 03  PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM DZIL YIJIIN JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Jun 03  Navajo Nation extends government closure as 2,029 COVID-19 recoveries, 128 new cases, and seven more deaths are reported

Jun 02  54 new cases of COVID-19, four more deaths and 1,960 recoveries reported

Jun 02  Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission seeking public help on finding Navajo Elder and witness of the Home Depot incident

Jun 01  131 new cases of COVID-19, two more deaths and 1,920 recoveries reported

Jun 01  Nez-Lizer’s expenditure plan confronts the COVID-19 pandemic and addresses needed relief for Navajo families, workers, and businesses

May 31  1,840 recoveries, 98 new cases of COVID-19, and five more deaths reported as “Operation First of the Month” set to take effect

May 31  Navajo Nation CARES Fund Act veto issued by President Jonathan Nez

May 30  1,814 recoveries, 105 new cases of COVID-19, and 10 more deaths reported

May 29  1,796 recoveries, 101 new cases, and more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 964 families receive food and supplies

May 29  PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM KAYENTA JUDICIAL DISTRICT

May 29  Delegate Crotty advocates for Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives during White House Task Force listening session

May 28  1,745 recoveries, 100 new cases, and eight more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown nears

May 27  1,620 recoveries, 102 new cases of COVID-19, and one more death reported as Navajo Nation issues another 57-hour weekend lockdown

May 27  Council Delegate Pernell Halona honors Tohatchi Health Care Center front line workers

May 27  Navajo Nation Council urges President Nez to sign Navajo Nation CARES Fund Act into law

May 27  Navajo Nation clean water infrastructure needs exceed $700 million

May 26  Franklin Graham visits the Navajo Nation to offer support for COVID-19 response efforts

May 26  DILKON DISTRICT COURT RESUMING ESSENTIAL SERVICES

May 26  48 new cases of COVID-19, one more death, and 1,585 recoveries reported

May 26  DILKON DISTRICT COURT RESUMING ESSENTIAL SERVICES

May 26  New COVID-19 surge projections show the effectiveness of Public Health Emergency Orders and weekend lockdowns

May 26  Alternative Care and Isolation Sites help to slow the spread of COVID-19 across the Navajo Nation

May 25  105 new cases of COVID-19, one more death, and 1,491 recoveries reported

May 25  Navajo Nation honors fallen warriors with wreath laying ceremony and food distribution on Memorial Day

May 25  Remembering all who lost their life in service to our country and the Navajo People

May 24  56 new cases of COVID-19, three more deaths, and 1,400 recoveries reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown remains in effect

May 24  Nez-Lizer to host Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony and Navajo veteran’s food distribution

May 23  104 new cases of COVID-19, four more deaths, and 1,397 recoveries reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown remains in effect

May 23  President Nez advocates for CARES Act funding extension and reaffirms opposition to reopening of Grand Canyon with Secretary of the Interior

May 22  95 new cases of COVID-19, two more deaths, and 1,235 recoveries reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown set to take effect

May 22  Navajo Nation Council receives DOJ and Legislative Counsel guidance on allowable coronavirus relief funding costs

May 21  181 new cases of COVID-19, one more death and 1,195 recoveries reported as Navajo Nation prepares for another 57-hour weekend lockdown

May 20  100 new cases of COVID-19, two more deaths and 1,026 recoveries reported

May 20  Navajo Nation Council Delegates urge President Nez to support supplemental appropriation to Navajo public safety

May 19  JUDICIAL BRANCH TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE ESSENTIAL SERVICES

May 19  82 new cases of COVID-19, two more deaths and 1,001 recoveries reported, 402 families receive food and supplies

May 18  69 new cases of COVID-19, two more deaths and 928 recoveries reported

May 18  Nez-Lizer declare “Navajo Nation Emergency Medical Services Week”

May 18  Phoenix Indian Center contributes supplies for Navajo families

May 17  90 new cases of COVID-19, no additional deaths reported as Navajo Nation surpasses all states in testing

May 16  172 new cases of COVID-19, 13 more deaths, and 544 recoveries reported as Navajo Nation continues to test aggressively

May 15  The Department for Self Reliance’s Need-Based Programs Remain Available to Families and Individuals During the Navajo Nation Government Office Closures

May 15  108 new cases of COVID-19, no additional deaths reported as 57-hour weekend lockdown set to take effect

May 15  Navajo Nation Council addresses presidential veto abuse with overrides creating protections for Navajo People

May 15  Law and Order, Budget and Finance, Naabik’íyáti’ Committees approve of proposed Navajo Nation CARES Fund Act

May 15  President Nez and Vice President Lizer request support for new CARES Act comprehensive legislation and request Council to table Legislation No. 0115-20

May 15  Nez-Lizer request Council members to vote down veto overrides and to work in unity for the Navajo people

May 15  Nez-Lizer urge National Park Service to keep Grand Canyon National Park closed due to COVID-19

May 14  141 new cases and eight more deaths reported, preliminary reports indicate over 500 have recovered

May 13  147 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 more deaths reported, President Nez meets with health care workers and federal officials

May 13  The DSR’s Navajo Family Assistance Services Located in Crownpoint, Dilcon, and Window Rock are Closed until Further Notice

May 13  ESSENTIAL SERVICES RESUME AT CROWNPOINT JUDICIAL DISTRICT

May 12  41 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death reported as Navajo Nation extends declaration of state of emergency

May 12  Protect the Sacred and actress Joely Fisher provide pet food to help Navajo families

May 11  82 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths reported, nearly 5,000 Navajo families have received food, water, and supplies

May 11  White House, Council host update discussion with Chapters

May 10  149 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths reported

May 10  Office of the Speaker issues 9 statements to inaccuracies in press release

May 10  Navajo Nation IHS medical facilities receive protective face shields from Ellen DeGeneres & Portia De Rossi’s company General Public

May 10  Happy Mother’s Day from the Navajo Nation Council

May 09  97 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths reported

May 08  119 new cases of COVID-19 and eight more deaths reported as 57-hour weekend curfew is set to take effect

May 08  Nez-Lizer present their vision for the CARES Act funding and call on Navajo Nation leaders to work together

May 08  Navajo Police Officers Day recognized, honored by Law and Order Committee

May 07  NNC Committee Approves Temporary Changes to ONNSFA Policies in Response to National Health Emergency

May 07  Navajo Nation CARES Fund Act legislation introduced
            Legislation No. 0115-20

May 07  103 new cases of COVID-19, three more deaths reported 1,194 families receive food, water, and supplies in one day

May 07  INFORMATION ON APPLICATIONS FOR PROTECTION ORDERS

May 06  Nez-Lizer honor and thank all educators with Navajo Nation Teacher Appreciation Week proclamation

May 06  95 new cases of COVID-19, six more deaths reported Navajo Nation receives a portion of CARES Act funds

May 06  Navajo Controller confirms $600 million received by Navajo Nation

May 06  Nez-Lizer declare Navajo Nation Nurses Appreciation Week to honor all nursing heroes across the Navajo Nation

May 05  85 new cases of COVID-19, six more deaths reported, 236 more families assisted with supplies

May 05  U.S. Department of the Treasury announces the release of a portion of CARES Act funding for tribes weeks after the approval of Congress

May 05  Navajo Nation Health Command Operations Center reports 85 new COVID-19 cases, and six new deaths

May 05  Vice President Lizer and Second Lady join Trump for signing of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives Awareness Day proclamation

May 05  Navajo Nation to receive $600 million in Coronavirus Relief Funding

May 05  Navajo Nation recognizes May 5 as National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

May 05  Navajo Nation set to receive support from first round of CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funding

May 04  101 new cases of COVID-19 since Saturday, no recent deaths reported

May 03  City of Gallup lockdown extended to noon, May 7

May 03  Navajo Nation leaders implore City of Page Mayor Levi Tappen to unite communities, not divide people

May 02  81 new cases of COVID-19, no recent deaths reported

May 02  Public comments guide Nez-Lizer in approvals and vetoes of resolutions

May 01  166 new cases and two more deaths related to COVID-19 reported as 57-hour weekend curfew takes effect

May 01  Effective immediately, Dilkon Judicial District is closed to the public until further notice and services will be handled by Window Rock Judicial District

May 01  Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission is urging Navajo Citizens to Report any Mistreatment by any Police during Gallup Lock Down

May 01  City of Gallup begins three-day lockdown at noon, May 1


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