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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

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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