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Coronavirus Information

Dikos Ntsaaígíí-19 (COVID-19)


COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Home Testing


Symptoms of COVID-19



Mar 21  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 70 - Safety Precautions

Mar 14  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 69 - Safety Precautions

Mar 10  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2022-03 Public Health Emergency Order Declaring “Orange Status” for Schools

Feb 14  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 65 - Safety Precautions

Feb 07  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 64 - Safety Precautions

Jan 24  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 62 - Safety Precautions

Jan 19  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 61 - Safety Precautions

Jan 10  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 60 - Safety Precautions

Jan 11  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2022-01 Public Health Emergency Order Reemphasizing “Safer at Home” Order and Addressing Travel Recommendations

Jan 11  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2022-02 Public Health Emergency Order Declaring “Red Status” for Schools

Jan 10  EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 001-2022: EXECUTIVE ORDER RELATED TO NAVAJO NATION STATE OF EMERGENCY; UPDATED AND REVISED; MANDATING COVID-19 VACCINATIONS FOR NAVAJO NATION EMPLOYEES

Jan 03  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 59 - Safety Precautions

Dec 27  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 58 - Safety Precautions

Dec 20  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 57 - Safety Precautions

Dec 13  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 56 - Safety Precautions

Nov 29  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 54 - Safety Precautions

Nov 22  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 53 - Safety Precautions

Nov 19  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) - Expanded Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose to All Fully Vaccinated Adults

Nov 15  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 52 - Safety Precautions

Nov 08  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 51 - Safety Precautions

Oct 25  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 49 - Safety Precautions

Oct 18  Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-020 - Public Health Emergency Order Continuing "Orange Status" for Businesses

Oct 18  Health Advisory Notice (HAN) COVID-19 Community Advisory No. 48 - Safety Precautions

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

Aug 8  Over three-day period, 214 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19, 69 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Aug 7  Navajo Nation applauds the passage of historic Inflation Reduction Act by the United States Senate

Aug 5  153 new cases and two deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Aug 5  Navajo Nation leaders address Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial Parade violence with City of Gallup

Aug 4  President Nez congratulates Navajo student recipients of the 2022 NTEC Scholarship award

Aug 4  Navajo Nation Commission on Emergency Management declares state of emergency to free up additional resources as more rainfall expected

Aug 3  34 new cases and two recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Aug 3  Statement from Speaker Seth Damon on the 2022 Navajo Nation Primary Elections

Aug 2  Navajo Nation Political Reporter Bill Donovan remembered and honored

Aug 1  Over three-day period, 122 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 64 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

July 30  The life of Navajo Code Talker Samuel Sandoval remembered and honored by the Navajo People

July 29  132 new cases and one recent death related to COVID-19 reported

July 29  President Nez testifies before Congress in support of securing advanced appropriations for Indian Health Services

July 29  Funding for the Kayenta Judicial Complex approved by the 24th Navajo Nation Council

July 29  Navajo Nation Council applauds $2.9 Million allocation for greater internet access for Diné College students

July 28  Flash flood watches and warnings in place across the Navajo Nation

July 28  146 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 28  $11 Million invested towards Shiprock Hotel and Restaurant by the Navajo Nation Council

July 27  New road improvements for the community of Casamero Lake

July 27  Construction complete for $18.1 Million Bridge for the Nahata Dziil Community

July 27  135 new cases and four recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 27  New homes set to be constructed in Rock Springs community

July 26  110 new cases and four deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 26  Construction to begin for Navajo Housing Units in Rock Springs Chapter

July 25  Over three-day period, 107 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19, 63 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

July 25  Na’ha’ta Dziil community celebrates the completion of new bridge

July 23  197 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 21  166 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 21  24th Navajo Nation Council and Arcadian Infracom partner to finance first fiber optics communications

July 20  180 new cases and one death related to COVID-19 reported

July 20  Navajo Nation Council receives Quarterly Report from Speaker Seth Damon on Projects and Accomplishments

July 19  70 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 18  State of the Navajo Nation Address focuses on the approval of $1 billion in ARPA funds and reaffirms no funding shortfall for Navajo veterans

July 18  Over three-day period, 328 new cases and two deaths related to COVID-19, 58 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

July 18  Navajo Nation Leaders take historic action by investing $1.07 Billion in Water, Electric, Broadband connections, & Chapter Infrastructure Projects

July 15  Vice President Lizer attends National Indian Health Board Strategic planning conference

July 15  81 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 15  President Nez signs into law $1 billion ARPA legislation for water, electricity, broadband, housing to benefit elders, youth, veterans, families

July 14  101 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 14  137 homes connected to the Electric Grid after NTUA Light Up Navajo III officially concludes

July 13  96 new cases and 15 deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 13  U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs supports confirmation of Roselyn Tso to serve as the head of Indian Health Service

July 12  85 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 11  227 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 60 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

July 11  President Nez offers solutions to resolve Veterans Trust Fund concerns

July 8  97 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 8  Navajo Nation Leaders assess Navajo region at Lake Powell

July 7  President Nez honors the life of Vietnam War veteran Raymond Lee Yazzie, Sr.

July 7  177 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 7  Over five-day period, 122 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19, 65 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

July 6  Tsaile/Wheatfields community members celebrate the completion of Navajo Route 12

July 5  Navajo Division of Transportation crews continue to work with county and federal officials to repair roadways damaged by heavy rainfall

July 1  President Nez approves $4 million for youth employment

July 1  54 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

July 1  Navajo Nation applauds the historic Swearing-In of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court

June 30  $1,070,298,867 Billion in American Rescue Plan Act funding approved for Water Pipelines, Electricity, Housing Construction, and Broadband Internet Projects by the Navajo Nation Council

June 30  President Nez thanks the 24th Navajo Nation Council for supporting $1 billion ARPA legislation for water, electricity, broadband, housing

June 30  71 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 29  $4 Million for 2022 Summer Youth Employment Programs approved by the Navajo Nation Council

June 29  169 new cases and three deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 28  President Nez and Vice President Lizer honors the life of Gold Star Mother Ada Holly

June 28  52 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 28  U.S. Veterans Secretary McDonough recognizes the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration as a tribal veteran service organization

June 28  $18 Billion Bi-Partisan Budget signed by Arizona Governor with $55 Million allocated for the Navajo Nation

June 27  President Nez continues push for veterans benefits outreach center and veterans hospital

June 27  226 new cases and one death related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 63 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

June 27  Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations a top priority for the Law and Order Committee

June 25  Navajo Police Academy graduates 10 new police officers

June 24  139 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 24  Navajo Nation recognizes high school graduates for achieving Navajo language proficiency

June 23  121 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 22  65 new cases and three deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 22  Mariano Lake community sees progress with new telecommunications tower and N11 road pavement and bridge

June 22  Navajo Nation Leaders host roundtable discussion regarding Antelope Point Marina with the National Park Service

June 21  President Nez urges the Arizona Corporation Commission to support Just Transition funding for post-coal communities

June 21  Over four-day period, 309 new cases and two deaths related to COVID-19, 60 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

June 21  Navajo Nation Council proclaims second annual Diné Pride Week

June 20  President Nez and Vice President Lizer honor the life of Navajo veteran Harry John Nez

June 17  124 new cases and two recent deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 17  U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds off on decision over uranium mine waste transfer

June 16  President Nez addresses public safety with U.S. Marshals Service and U.S. DOJ officials

June 16  97 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 16  Pendleton Healing Blanket specially designed to raise funds for Diné Missing & Murdered Relatives

June 16  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of former Speaker and Vice Chairman Edward T. Begay

June 15  President Nez meets with Navajo residents affected by the Pipeline and Haywire Fires

June 15  89 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 14  16 new cases and two deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 13  138 new cases and one death related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 40 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

June 13  Navajo Nation leaders honor the life of Vice Chairman & Speaker Edward T. Begay

June 12  Navajo Nation leaders mourn the loss of former Speaker and Vice Chairman Edward T. Begay

June 10  98 new cases, 52,552 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

June 10  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee Honors Legacy of Medicine Man Pete Price

June 10  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee addresses Gold King Mine Spill Settlements

June 10  Fund Management Plan for the Diné Relocatee Fund sponsored by Council Delegate Otto Tso

June 10  Two-Year Extension of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act pushed to July 2024

June 10  First Lady Nez co-hosts Collaborative Animal Summit to address animal welfare on the Navajo Nation

June 9  Navajo Nation honors and pays tribute to fallen White Mountain Apache Police Officer Adrian Lopez

June 9  47 new cases, 52,532 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

June 9  Closure of Veteran Clinics across New Mexico opposed by Navajo Nation leaders

June 8  126 new cases, 52,464 recoveries, and 2 deaths related to COVID-19 reported

June 8  MOU agreement finalized to deliver home repairs and renovations for former Bennett Freeze area residents

June 7  73-year-old Vietnam War veteran Andrew Kelly receives new home through the Navajo Veterans Housing Program

June 7  President Nez applauds the signing of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act two-year extension by President Biden

June 7  34 new cases, 52,453 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

June 6  156 new cases, 52,431 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 32 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

June 3  Navajo Police Officers to provide law enforcement support to the White Mountain Apache Tribe as they grieve the loss of Officer Adrian Lopez, Sr.s

June 3  Navajo Nation Council supports Kayenta and Dilkon Chapter to Expand Broadband for Communities

June 3  83 new cases, 52,312 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

June 2  President Nez addresses state leaders at the New Mexico State Tribal Leaders Summit

June 2  64 new cases, 52,224 recoveries, and five deaths related to COVID-19 over two-day period

May 31  Budget discrepancies and unspent funding among reasons for line-item veto of election funds, support requested to address deficiencies

May 31  75 new cases, 52,171 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19 over four-day period, 24 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

May 27  38 new cases, 52,071 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

May 27  The Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act finalized by the Navajo Nation, State of Utah, and the Interior Department

May 27  Navajo Nation recognized with Health Leadership Award for passage of the Air is Life Act of 2021

May 27  Navajo Nation leaders finalize the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act with the United States and Utah

May 26  26 new cases, 52,004 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 26  The Navajo Nation to Protect the Sanctity of Azeé - Peyote Medicine from Legalization and Commercial Use

May 25  48 new cases, 52,004 recoveries, and 6 deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 25  President Nez speaks on Capitol Hill in support of the confirmation of Roselyn Tso to serve as the new Director of IHS

May 25  Vernon L. Jackson Sr. sworn-in as the Navajo Nation Chief Prosecutor

May 24  14 new cases, 51,995 recoveries, and four deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 23  36 new cases, 51,945 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 13 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

May 23  Failed Septic and Waste Systems a growing concern for Navajo Nation Leaders

May 20  26 new cases, 51,861 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 19  32 new cases, 51,858 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 19  The Navajo Nation honors the life of community leader Henry T. Begay

May 18  Navajo Nation recognizes the week of May 15 - 21 as “Navajo Nation Emergency Medical Services Week”

May 18  President Nez commends the historic confirmation of Diné woman, Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, to serve as U.S. District Court Judge

May 18  28 new cases, 51,831 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 18  Navajo Nation leaders pay tribute to the life of former Navajo Area BIA Director Omar Bradley

May 17  7 new cases, 51,812 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

May 17  The Navajo Nation honors the life of Army Veteran and former Sheep Springs Council Delegate Edward V. Jim, Sr.

May 17  The Navajo Nation shares concern over the lack of communication by the National Park Service for safety upgrades at the Antelope Point Marina

May 17  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of U.S. Army veteran and Diné leader Edward V. Jim, Sr.

May 16  37 new cases, 51,800 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 5 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

May 16  NAVAJO EXECUTIVE BRANCH -PERMANENT & TEMPORARY - TWO (2) HOURS ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE NOTICE (Mon, May 16, 2022, 8AM to 10AM)

May 15  The University of Arizona honors Louva Dahozy with Honorary Doctorate in Science

May 13  21 new cases, 51,741 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 12  President Nez provides testimony in support of congressional bills that will deliver more clean water to Navajo communities

May 12  18 new cases, 51,737 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 12  Navajo Nation Leaders celebrate 30 years of innovation and leadership at Navajo Preparatory School

May 12  Navajo Preparatory School celebrates 30 years of culture, leadership, and innovation

May 12  Navajo Nation honors the life of community leader Ms. Marlene Burbank

May 11  Navajo Nation Council applauds the two-year extension of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act passed by Congress

May 11  Navajo Nation recognizes Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week in honor of active and fallen Navajo Police Officers

May 11  20 new cases, 51,737 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

May 10  Legislation No. 0086-22 will deliver $1 billion for water, electricity, broadband, housing, mental health services, local projects

May 10  President Nez congratulates PNM Navajo Nation Workforce Training Initiative graduates

May 10  26 new cases, 51,734 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 10  26 new cases, 51,734 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 10  Navajo Nation establishes new criminal penalties for domestic animal attacks

May 9  Funding approved to construct the Navajo Warriors Home nursing home for veterans

May 9  13 new cases, 51,719 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 5 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

May 9  $53 million approved to deliver reliable water sources to rural communities and address high arsenic levels in water systems

May 9  President Nez approves $3.6 million for the upgrade and replacement of the electrical system for Pine Hill School

May 6  Navajo Nation applauds Student Athletes competing at the College National Finals Rodeo

May 6  President Nez congratulates the Diné College Class of 2022, signs bill amending the college’s charter

May 6  19 new cases, 51,643 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

May 6  President Nez honors frontline warriors with “Navajo Nation Nurses Appreciation Week” proclamation

May 5  Navajo Nation recognizes Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples Day to heal, restore, and reunite families

May 5  16 new cases, 51,617 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 5  National Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples Awareness Day honored by Navajo Nation Leaders

May 5  Navajo Nation Veterans Administration gains federal recognition through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairsd

May 4  12 new cases, 51,617 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

May 3  1 new case, 51,597 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19 reported

May 3  New Mexico Department of Transportation renames Iyanbito bridge after late Diné veteran John I. King

May 2  Navajo Police Department receives AMBER Alert toolkits to aid response

May 2  34 new cases, 51,586 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 10 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

May 2  Navajo Nation honors and thank all educators with “Navajo Nation Teacher Appreciation Week” recognition

May 2  President Nez recognizes the month of May as “Ntsáhakees Silah’igii Baa ‘Áhayá – Navajo Nation Mental Health Awareness Month”

Apr 29  Navajo Nation Leaders applaud the two-year extension of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act by the United States Senate

Apr 29  15 new cases, 51,540 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 29  Lashawna R. Tso appointed to serve as the new Executive Director for the Navajo Nation Washington Office

Apr 29  Interior Department and Bureau of Land Management hear from Navajo Nation Leaders regarding protection for the Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Apr 28  President Nez applauds the U.S. Senate’s approval of a two-year extension of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

Apr 28  Navajo Nation Leaders applaud $76 Million Water Delivery Agreement for the future Navajo Code Talkers Museum

Apr 27  New investments to connect rural Navajo communities to fast, reliable internet a top priority for the Navajo Nation Council

Apr 27  12 new cases, 51,519 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 26  3 new cases, 51,511 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 25  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of Army Veteran Natashike Jacob Bia

Apr 25  27 new cases, 51,505 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 6 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Apr 25  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of Army Veteran Natashike Jacob Bia

Apr 22  Navajo uranium exposure and contamination victims voice concerns to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Apr 22  20 new cases, 51,436 recoveries, and 15 deaths related to COVID-19 reported due to delayed reporting from outside entities

Apr 22  First Lady Nez and Second Lady Lizer welcome the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children to the Navajo Nation

Apr 21  8 new cases, 51,448 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 20  14 new cases, 51,432 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 20  Criminal Penalties for Vicious Dog and other Animal Attacks passed by the Navajo Nation Council

Apr 19  Annual D.U.I. Checkpoint hosted by the Peshlakai Family and Navajo Nation Council brings awareness to drunk driving

Apr 18  Speaker Seth Damon provides report to the Navajo People on the Projects and Accomplishments of the Legislative Branch

Apr 18  2022 Spring Council Session State of the Navajo Nation Address

Apr 18  Counties and Navajo Nation working together to increase voters

Apr 14  89-year-old Korean War veteran to receive new home through the Veterans Housing Program

Apr 14  10 new cases, 51,360 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 14  President Nez welcomes U.S. Secretary of Energy to the Navajo Nation to discuss renewable energy development

Apr 14  President Nez discusses ARPA infrastructure priorities with Ramah Navajo officials

Apr 13  22 new cases, 51,358 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Apr 12  7 new cases, 51,357 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 12  President Nez meets with the federal VA Network Director and newly-appointed head of the New Mexico VA Healthcare System

Apr 12  Construction of Dilkon Medical Center nears completion

Apr 11  Navajo Division of Transportation begins Navajo Route 57 Phase II Road Improvement

Apr 11  8 new cases, 51,335 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 1 community identified with uncontrolled spread

Apr 8  President Nez and Vice President Lizer pay tribute to the life of Diné leader Daniel Peaches

Apr 8  7 new cases, 51,314 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 8  Navajo Nation applauds the historic confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court

Apr 8  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Vietnam War veteran and Diné leader Dan Y. Begay

Apr 8  Navajo Nation honors the life of Community Leader and Former Arizona State Representative Daniel Peaches

Apr 7  President Nez commends “Light Up Navajo III” partnerships to extend electricity to more Navajo homes

Apr 7  12 new cases, 51,314 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 7  Navajo Nation congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on historic Supreme Court Confirmation

Apr 7  Federal Trade Commission hired JND Legal Administration to oversee Tate’s Auto Settlement refunds.

Apr 6  Navajo Nation partners with early childhood programs to recognize “Navajo Nation Week of the Young Child”

Apr 6  President Nez continues push for ARPA funding for water, electricity, housing, and other long-term improvements

Apr 6  8 new cases, 51,307 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 5  1 new case, 51,304 recoveries, and three deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 5  Navajo Department of Health implements “yellow status” for schools and increases capacity to 75% for businesses, mask mandate remains in effect

Apr 5  Navajo Nation Council urges Executive Branch to compromise, $1.7 Billion in ARPA infrastructure funding ready to be allocated

Apr 4  President Nez continues push for the reauthorization and expansion of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

Apr 4  ARPA Hardship and CIB Technical Assistance Drives to be held in Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, and Denver

Apr 4  10 new cases, 51,275 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 4 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Apr 1  4 new cases, 51,264 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

Apr 1  Navajo Nation recognizes the month of April as “Navajo Nation Sexual Assault Awareness Month”

Apr 1  Tico Charlee appointed to serve as the new Executive Director for the Navajo Nation Telecommunications Regulatory Commission Office

Apr 1  Council Delegates advance a $1 Billion ARPA spending plan to decentralize Window Rock and to continue empowering Navajo Chapter projects and infrastructure initiatives

Mar 31  President Nez meets with Secretary Haaland and Secretary Buttigieg to push for inter-agency agreement to improve roads

Mar 31  12 new cases, 51,226 recoveries, and three deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 31  President Nez opposes effort to establish ARPA discretionary funding process for Council Delegates

Mar 30  President and First Lady Nez visit the White House to advocate for Navajo Nation priorities

Mar 30  6 new cases, 51,217 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 30  Signing Ceremony to recognize the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, Medical Providers, and Frontline Workers for their valor and commitment during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 29  1 new cases, 51,119 recoveries, and nine deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 29  President Nez advocates for veterans benefits outreach center and veterans clinic on Capitol Hill

Mar 28  19 new cases, 51,124 recoveries, and 44 deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 7 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Mar 28  President Nez advocates for a seat at the table for the Navajo Nation in the management of the Colorado River Basin

Mar 26  Navajo Water Rights funding for the Justice Department sponsored by Council Delegate Thomas Walker Jr.

Mar 25  13 new cases, 51,091 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 25  Veterans Administration recommendation could harm Veteran Services in New Mexico objected by Navajo Nation leaders

Mar 24  Next Step on Tate’s Auto Group Settlement Proceeds

Mar 24  10 new case, 51,085 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 23  14 new case, 51,081 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 22  1 new case, 51,080 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 21  19 new cases, 51,063 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 7 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Mar 21  President Nez commends Kayenta community for securing federal grant to power 24 homes using solar energy

Mar 19  Lack of Tribal Consultation by the Interior Department regarding Chaco Canyon a major concern for Navajo Nation leaders

Mar 18  19 new cases, 51,014 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 17  14 new cases, 51,007 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 17  Dr. Patricia Nez Henderson recognized by the Navajo Nation for being elected President of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Mar 17  Navajo Nation Day of Prayer service held in honor and memory of all lives lost to COVID-19

Mar 16  Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act applauded by Navajo Nation Leader

Mar 16  19 new cases, 51,007 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 15  8 new cases, 50,976 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Mar 14  15 new cases, 50,909 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 11 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Mar 14  President Nez applauds the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

Mar 14  Federal spending bill provides $8 million for the Tuba City long-term care and skilled nursing and cancer treatment center

Mar 11  9 new cases, 50,799 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Mar 10  The Navajo Nation applauds executive order by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to further the New Mexico hydrogen economy

Mar 10  11 new cases, 50,800 recoveries, and no recent death related to COVID-19, new Public Health Emergency Order issued

Mar 09  The Navajo Nation Council and Utah Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson discuss infrastructure and COVID-19 recovery priorities

Mar 09  President Nez applauds New Mexico Governor’s approval of $14.8 million in Capital Outlay Funds for the Navajo Nation

Mar 09  10 new cases, 50,782 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Mar 09  Navajo Nation Council applauds the nomination of Roselyn Tso as director of the Indian Health Service

Mar 09  President Nez congratulates newly elected Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco President Dr. Patricia Nez Henderson

Mar 09  President Nez and Vice President Lizer discuss Navajo Nation priorities with Utah Lt. Governor Henderson

Mar 09  President Nez commends the historic nomination of Roselyn Tso to serve as the head of Indian Health Service

Mar 08  6 new cases, 50,780 recoveries, and three recent deaths related to COVID-19

Mar 07  Tsé Alnáozti’í community celebrates the start of construction of new bridge

Mar 07  56 new cases, 50,725 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 24 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Mar 04  40 new cases, 50,601 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Mar 03  Navajo Nation examines agricultural and economic development opportunities on fee lands

Mar 03  34 new cases, 50,585 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19

Mar 03  Navajo Nation leaders pay tribute to the life and service of retired Judge Carol K. Perry

Mar 02  63 new cases, 50,564 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Mar 02  “Read Across Navajo Nation Month” recognized to promote literacy among students and families

Mar 01  Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives awareness walk hosted in Kayenta by Navajo Nation Council

Mar 01  8 new cases, 50,546 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Mar 01  Indian Affairs Assistant Secretary Bryan Newland welcomed by Navajo Nation Leaders

Mar 01  President Nez recognizes contributions of social workers with “Navajo Nation Social Work Month” proclamation

Feb 28  64 new cases, 50,502 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19 over three-day period, 31 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Feb 28  ARPA Hardship and CIB Technical Assistance Drives to be held in Tucson

Feb 25  27 new cases, 50,312 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Feb 25  Madam Chair Amber Kanazbah Crotty joins Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham for approval of bills on behalf of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives across New Mexico

Feb 24  The Navajo Nation honors the life of Dorothy Bitsilly

Feb 24  48 new cases, 50,216 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 24  First Lady Nez and Second Lady Lizer commend New Mexico Governor’s approval of bills to address Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives

Feb 24  Mailing of $2,000 ARPA Hardship Assistance checks for Navajo elders nearly completed

Feb 23  20 new cases, 50,191 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 23  Navajo Nation Leaders and Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham discuss Education, Infrastructure, and Law Enforcement Priorities

Feb 23  Navajo Nation honors the life of Award-winning Silversmith and former Council Delegate Victor Beck Sr.

Feb 22  Navajo Nation Council meets with United States Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman

Feb 22  158 new cases, 50,098 recoveries, and three deaths related to COVID-19 over four-day period, 52 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Feb 22  Navajo Nation Council meets with Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to discuss Capital Outlay Projects & Infrastructure Priorities

Feb 22  President Nez and Vice President Lizer welcome U.S. Small Business Administrator Guzman to the Navajo Nation

Feb 18  11 new cases, 49,818 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 17  83 new cases, 49,686 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19, Navajo Nation’s mask mandate remains in effect

Feb 16  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of Vietnam veteran Wesley Simpson, Sr.

Feb 16  Navajo Nation honors the life of Vietnam Veteran and Community Leader Wesley Simpson Sr.

Feb 16  70 new cases, 49,644 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Feb 16  New Mexico State Legislature approves $14.8 million in Capital Outlay Funds for the Navajo Nation

Feb 16  U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Tribal Advisory Council convenes first meeting

Feb 16  Navajo Nation Council meets with Arizona Congressman Tom O’Halleran to discuss infrastructure projects, Bennett Freeze, and abandoned uranium mines

Feb 15  29 new cases, 49,593 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 15  OOC begins printing first batch of ARPA Hardship Assistance checks for Navajo elders

Feb 14  29 new cases, 49,441 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19, 64 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Feb 14  Diné elders commend the creation of the Diné Relocatee Fund to assist relocated families

Feb 14  Navajo Nation Leaders host roundtable discussion on Hydrogen Energy Hubs with New Mexico

Feb 13  49 new cases, 49,307 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 12  70 new cases, 48,967 recoveries, and three deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 11  105 new cases, 48,964 recoveries, and four deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 11  President Nez and Coconino County officials finalize a five-year MOU for transportation priorities and partnerships

Feb 11  President Nez and Vice President Lizer offer condolences to the family of Navajo veteran Karen Lynn Yazzie

Feb 11  President Nez meets with the White House’s top infrastructure official

Feb 10  Navajo Nation garners $3 million return on agriculture insurance investment

Feb 10  President Nez discusses ARPA priorities with Congressman O’Halleran

Feb 10  78 new cases, 48,635 recoveries, and three deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 10  President Nez supports Indigenous healthcare workforce expansion with the UCSF HEAL Initiative

Feb 10  Navajo Nation Council hosts meeting with the Office of Tribal Affairs at the White House

Feb 09  93 new cases, 48,562 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Feb 09  Nez-Lizer work with FirstNet board members to implement first responder technology on the Navajo Nation

Feb 09  President Nez commends the Biden-Harris Administration for investing nearly $1.6 million for the next 15 years to reclaim Navajo Nation mine lands

Feb 08  33 new cases, 48,470 recoveries, and two new deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 08  Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives March to be hosted by Council Delegate Nathaniel Brown & Madam Chair Amber Kanazbah Crotty

Feb 07  54 new cases, 48,243 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 83 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Feb 07  President Nez commends collaborative efforts to complete the Wash Berm Project in Chinle

Feb 06  136 new cases, 48,006 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 06  Navajo Nation Council meets with New Mexico Congresswoman Yvette Herrell

Feb 05  134 new cases, 47,721 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 04  Navajo Nation Leaders bring awareness to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives to the New Mexico Legislature

Feb 04  President and First Lady Nez advocate for the Navajo people in meetings with the New Mexico Governor and lawmakers

Feb 04  159 new cases, 47,415 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Feb 03  153 new cases, 47,011 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Feb 03  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Diné U.S. Army veteran Kevin Carl Smith

Feb 02  232 new cases, 46,856 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Feb 02  118 new cases, 46,621 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19

Feb 01  Navajo Nation Council honors Youth Leaders, Community Advocates, and Educators

Feb 01  Resources and Development Committee meet with Transportation Deputy Assistant Secretary Arlando Teller to discuss Road Projects

Jan 31  Office of the Controller completes printing and mailing of CARES Act Hardship Assistance checks for Navajo elders

Jan 31  18 new cases, 46,290 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19, 85 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Jan 31  President Nez addresses the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law before the White House Council on Native American Affairs

Jan 31  ARPA Hardship and CIB Technical Assistance Drives to be held in surrounding urban areas

Jan 30  104 new cases, 45,952 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 29  250 new cases, 45,475 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 28  212 new cases, 44,941 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 27  366 new cases, 44,700 recoveries, and three deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 27  Nez-Lizer honor the sacrifices of Navajo miners and families impacted by radiation exposure on “National Day of Remembrance for Downwinders”

Jan 26  113 new cases, 44,586 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Jan 26  OOC begins printing first batches of CARES Act Hardship Assistance checks for Navajo elders

Jan 26  Navajo Nation Council hosts Human Trafficking Awareness Walk during 2022 Winter Session

Jan 25  Speaker Seth Damon provides report to the Navajo People on the Projects and Accomplishments of the Legislative Branch

Jan 25  88 new cases, 44,436 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Jan 25  Navajo Nation Council hosts Community Meeting on Helium Development Agreements in the Northern Agency

Jan 24  Nez-Lizer urge lawmakers to support ARPA funding for infrastructure and $50 million for scholarships in State of the Navajo Nation Address

Jan 24  173 new cases, 44,003 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19, 91 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Jan 24  State of the Navajo Nation Address - Office of the President and Vice President

Jan 24  Quarterly Report for the Executive Branch - Office of the President and Vice President

Jan 23  232 new cases, 43,615 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 23  President Nez and Vice President Lizer welcome latest drone technology capable of delivering medical supplies to Navajo residents

Jan 23  Office of the Controller continues processing over 16,000 change of address requests for Hardship Assistance

Jan 22  330 new cases, 43,169 recoveries, and four deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 21  500 new cases, 42,677 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19

Jan 20  Human Trafficking Awareness Walk scheduled for the 2022 Winter Session

Jan 20  277 new cases, 42,206 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 20  Navajo Nation leaders commend “Kayenta I” solar facility extension and new agreement for the construction of the “Cameron Solar” facility

Jan 19  142 new cases, 42,074 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19, 86 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Jan 19  Navajo Nation Applauds $65 Million Award from the U.S. Army Corps for the Winslow Levee Project

Jan 19  Nez-Lizer approve resolution reauthorizing chapters to continue conducting public teleconference meetings due to COVID-19

Jan 18  75 new cases, 41,952 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 17  129 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jan 16  179 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jan 16  Navajo Nation pays tribute to late Diné leader Arthur E. Tracy, Sr.

Jan 15  62 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Jan 14  525 new cases, 40,579 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19, health officials urge residents to stay home as much as possible during surge

Jan 14  Navajo Nation Council joins Swearing-In Ceremony for Arizona State Senator Theresa Hatathlie

Jan 14  President Nez speaks in support of broadband connectivity for the Navajo Nation during federal consultation session

Jan 13  Navajo Nation celebrates the inclusion of Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller on the new United States Quarter

Jan 13  405 new cases, 40,301 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 13  Navajo Nation Leaders attend the 27th Annual Arizona Indian Nations & Tribes Legislative Day

Jan 12  245 new cases, 40,227 recoveries, and four deaths related to COVID-19, new isolation and quarantine guidelines

Jan 12  President Nez highlights the contributions of Navajo people, voting rights, infrastructure, ICWA, missing persons before the Arizona Legislature

Jan 11  93 new cases, 40,199 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19, new Public Health Emergency Orders issued

Jan 11  Nez-Lizer Administration recognizes “Navajo Nation Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month”

Jan 10  79 new cases, 40,132 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19, 61 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Jan 10  Office of the Controller begins distribution of CARES Act Hardship Assistance for Navajo elders

Jan 09  The Navajo Nation supports Cattle Ranchers and the American Beef Labeling Act of 2021

Jan 09  242 new cases, 40,000 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 08  220 new cases, 39,892 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 07  The Navajo Nation appoints former Bus Driver, School Administrator, and United States Marine - Dr. Harold G. Begay as Diné Education Superintendent

Jan 07  270 new cases, 39,753 recoveries, and one death related to COVID-19, frontline healthcare workers urge residents to get vaccinated/booster shot

Jan 07  ARPA Hardship Assistance application will be available on January 10th for new applicants, previous recipients do not have to re-apply

Jan 07  Navajo Nation applauds Appointment of Arizona State Senator Theresa Hatathlie

Jan 06  294 new cases, 39,634 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19, special online town hall to be held on Friday regarding rise in infections

Jan 05  168 new cases, 39,602 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 04  President Nez and Vice President Lizer approve American Rescue Plan Act Hardship Assistance for the Navajo people

Jan 04  35 new cases, 39,586 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Jan 04  Navajo Nation Veterans Advisory Council members take the oath of office

Jan 04  Navajo Nation Council certifies Emergency Resolution providing $2,000 in Hardship Assistance Checks, President Jonathan Nez will Approve or Veto

Jan 03  10 new cases, 39,499 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19, first case of Omicron variant detected on the Navajo Nation

Jan 03  Daryl Noon sworn-in to serve as the new Navajo Chief of Police

Jan 01  54 new cases and one death related to COVID-19 reported

Dec 31  The Navajo Nation wishes you a Prosperous New Year 2022

Dec 31  107 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Dec 31  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of Diné veteran Brian Irvin Yazzie

Dec 30  115 new cases, 39,349 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 30  President Nez and Vice President Lizer approve CARES Act Hardship Assistance for Navajo elders

Dec 30  Navajo Nation Council approves $557 Million for Second Hardship Assistance Checks for the Navajo People

Dec 29  United States Senator Harry Reid remembered as a fighter and advocate by the Navajo Nation

Dec 29  74 new cases, 39,333 recoveries, and five recent deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 28  19 new cases, 39,276 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 27  12 new cases, 39,230 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19, 30 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Dec 26  9 new cases and two deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Dec 25  22 new cases and three deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Dec 24  21 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Dec 24  Councilwoman Amber Kanazbah Crotty meets with U.S.Congressman Greg Stanton to address Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Crisis

Dec 23  57 new cases and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Dec 22  36 new cases, 38,972 recoveries, and two deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 22  Nez-Lizer Administration wishes Diné people a safe and Merry Christmas

Dec 22  Bridging the Internet Gap a priority for the Navajo Nation Council

Dec 21  10 new cases, 38,954 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Dec 20  Navajo Nation seeks applicants for Fiscal Recovery Fund positions

Dec 20  15 new cases, 38,904 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported, 38 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Dec 20  Holiday Message from the 24th Navajo Nation Council

Dec 19  President Nez and First Lady Nez join Congressman Stanton and tribal leaders to offer support for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Woman victims and families

Dec 19  28 new cases, 38,803 recoveries, and no deaths related to COVID-19 reported

Dec 18  Emergency Legislation allocating $207 Million for Second Hardship Assistance Checks introduced by the Navajo Nation Council

Dec 18  40 new cases, 38,803 recoveries, and three more deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 17  46 new cases, 38,623 recoveries, and three more deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 17  First Lady Nez commends New Mexico leaders for establishing a unit to help solve Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives cases

Dec 17  200 Children provided Christmas Gifts from the Navajo Nation Council and Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation

Dec 17  43 new cases, 38,623 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Dec 16  Councilwoman Amber Kanazbah Crotty joins New Mexico Leaders to create Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Relatives Task Force

Dec 15  38 new cases, 38,598 recoveries, and seven more deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 15  President Nez and Vice President Lizer congratulates U.S. District Court nominee Judge Sunshine Suzanne Sykes

Dec 14  37 new cases, 38,576 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 13  New fire and rescue trucks will help Navajo Nation’s first responders

Dec 13  Food Delivered to Navajo Families by Council Delegate Mark Freeland

Dec 13  Navajo Code Talkers honored during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Dec 13  19 new cases, 38,505 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 58 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Dec 13  Approximately 7,500 Hardship Assistance checks remain unclaimed

Dec 12  23 new cases, 38,410 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Dec 11  52 new cases, 38,303 recoveries, and three more deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 10  Navajo Nation honors the life of Humanitarian and Children’s Rights Advocate Karis N. Begaye

Dec 10  President Nez congratulates the Diné College Class of 2021

Dec 10  61 new cases, 38,183 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19

Dec 10  Navajo Nation resolves technical issues to expand Wireless Emergency Alerts for iPhone users

Dec 09  78 new cases, 37,982 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 08  Navajo Nation applauds the passage of the RECA Amendments of 2021 by the House Judiciary Committee

Dec 08  New Opportunities and Threats to Native American Voting Power discussed with Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr.

Dec 08  70 new cases, 37,982 recoveries, and one more death related to COVID-19, Arizona confirms first known case of the Omicron variant

Dec 08  Vice President Lizer speaks about economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic during the 11th Annual Navajo Nation Business Opportunity Day

Dec 07  35 new cases, 37,935 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 06  26 new cases, 37,836 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 61 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Dec 05  61 new cases, 37,819 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 05  President and First Lady Nez offer support for Diné teacher fellowship program

Dec 04  100 new cases, 37,647 recoveries, and four recent deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 03  $1.16 Billion allocated in American Rescue Plan Act funding for Water Pipelines, Electricity, and Broadband Internet Projects across the Navajo Nation

Dec 03  Law & Order Committee responds to departure of Navajo Nation Police Chief Phillip B. Francisco

Dec 03  88 new cases, 37,647 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 03  President Nez and Vice President Lizer offer support for the introduction of technical amendments to the Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act of 1974

Dec 02  Navajo leaders work toward finalizing legislation for hardship assistance and infrastructure projects

Dec 02  142 new cases, 37,529 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Dec 02  Navajo Nation expresses disappointment with the United States Postal Service and the Violation of Voting Rights

Dec 02  Diné leaders speak in support of voting rights and the Navajo Nation’s proposed redistricting maps before the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission

Dec 01  $622 Million in American Rescue Plan Act funding presented by Navajo Nation Executive Branch

Dec 01  63 new cases, 37,504 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Dec 01  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Diné veteran Jerrold L. Brown

Nov 30  41 new cases, 37,465 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 30  Phillip Francisco to step down as Navajo Police Chief, current Deputy Chief Daryl Noon named as replacement

Nov 30  $68 Million for New Mexico Water Projects sponsored by Councilwoman Amber Kanazbah Crotty

Nov 29  Navajo Leaders attend the 2021 Navajo Nation Annual Investment meeting

Nov 29  27 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 65 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Nov 29  Navajo Technical University breaks ground on new Academic Building

Nov 28  American Rescue Plan Act legislation proposes over $1.16 billion for hardship assistance and infrastructure projects

Nov 28  38 new cases and two recent deaths related to COVID-19 as health officials warn public about Omicron variant

Nov 27  23 new cases and one recent death related to COVID-19

Nov 26  50 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 25  77 new cases and three more deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 24  Navajo Nation honors the life of former Council Delegate Willie Begay

Nov 24  72 new cases, 36,896 recoveries, and nine more deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 24  THE SEASON OF THANKSGIVING - Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President

Nov 23  Navajo Nation leaders continue to work with Congress to complete the Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project

Nov 23  59 new cases, 36,844 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 23  Thanksgiving Message from the 24th Navajo Nation Council

Nov 23  Navajo Nation honors the life of Billy Nez, Community Leader and All Indian Rodeo Cowboys Association Gold Card Member

Nov 23  Navajo Nation applauds Passage of the Build Back Better Act by the U.S. House of Representatives

Nov 22  First Lady Nez addresses the Utah Task Force on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Nov 22  46 new cases, 36,659 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 67 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Nov 21  35 new cases, 36,607 recoveries, and five recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 20  87 new cases, 36,481 recoveries, and four recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 20  $25 Million for Shiprock Road Project Approved, Applauded by Chairwoman Eugenia Charles-Newton

Nov 19  Road Infrastructure Projects Highlighted, Transportation Secretary welcomed to Arizona by Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr.

Nov 19  96 new cases, 36,363 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, Navajo Department of Health recommends COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

Nov 19  Navajo Nation Roads Summit hosted by Council Delegate Edmund Yazzie, Infrastructure Projects Highlighted

Nov 18  99 new cases, 36,168 recoveries, and three more deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 18  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Diné Korean War veteran Bennie Harvey James

Nov 17  Navajo Nation applauds $25 million grant for road repairs and improvements for U.S. 64

Nov 17  96 new cases, 36,113 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Nov 17  President and First Lady Nez address federal policies during the White House Tribal Nations Summit

Nov 17  President Nez and Vice President Lizer speak in support of local road improvements at the 2021 Road Summit

Nov 16  17 new cases, 35,947 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 16  Navajo Nation Opposes Withdrawal for Development at Chaco Canyon, Tribal Consultation Ignored

Nov 16  Navajo Nation applauds Signing of $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill by President Biden

Nov 15  62 new cases and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 55 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Nov 15  President Nez joins President Biden for the signing of the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Bill

Nov 15  Navajo Nation Applauds President Biden’s Executive Order to Advance Efforts to Address Missing Native Persons Cases

Nov 14  89 new cases, 35,617 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Nov 14  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Diné World War II veteran Steven Ashley, Sr.

Nov 13  65 new cases, 35,617 recoveries, and six recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 12  Navajo Veterans Advisory Council advocates for Navajo Code Talkers and Veterans Hospital to Arizona Senator Mark Kelly

Nov 12  77 new cases, 35,617 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 11  103 new cases, 35,488 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 11  Navajo Nation welcomes Arizona Senator Mark Kelly

Nov 11  Navajo Nation honors and recognizes Diné warriors on Veterans Day

Nov 10  Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project inspected by Navajo Nation Council

Nov 10  President Nez offers support for concerns brought forth by the Navajo Nation Advisory Council on Disability

Nov 10  126 new cases, 35,441 recoveries, and eight recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 10  Navajo Nation recognizes Veterans Day, Warriors across the United States Honored

Nov 09  41 new cases, 35,411 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Nov 09  Navajo Nation honors the life of former Councilman David Tom

Nov 08  39 new cases, 35,314 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 56 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Nov 07  60 new cases, 35,209 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 07  Navajo Nation leaders continue to question Naat’áani Development Corporation’s ability to oversee hundreds of millions of dollars in Medicaid funds

Nov 06  85 new cases, 35,104 recoveries, and four recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 06  Nilch’ Éí Bee Ííná – Air is Life Act signed into law to promote a Healthier and Commercial Smoke-free Navajo Nation

Nov 06  $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill fully funds Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement, $11 Billion invested in Indian Country

Nov 05  88 new cases, 35,003 recoveries, and one recent death related to COVID-19

Nov 05  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Diné World War II veteran Bennie S. Cowboy

Nov 04  103 new cases, 34,836 recoveries, and five recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 04  Council Delegate Carl Slater applauds Navajo Transit System relocation to Transportation Division

Nov 04  President Nez approves the transfer of the Navajo Transit System to the Navajo Division of Transportation

Nov 04  $250,000 approved by Navajo Nation Council, Transportation Services provided for Individuals with Disabilities

Nov 04  New Hospital Building to be Constructed in Ganado, Applauded by Navajo Nation Council

Nov 04  Sage Memorial Hospital breaks ground on new hospital campus

Nov 03  President Nez and Vice President Lizer approve funding for vehicles to transport individuals with disabilities

Nov 03  80 new cases, 34,796 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19

Nov 03  Navajo Nation participates in Utah Redistricting Commission Meeting to advocate for Voting Rights

Nov 03  Completion of Navajo Route 27 provides safer route for residents, emergency responders, and students

Nov 02  Ganado Fire District to receive new fire trucks and ambulances with signing of resolution by President Nez

Nov 02  23 new cases, 34,755 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, vaccination rate is currently 70-percent for eligible population

Nov 01  34 new cases, 34,665 recoveries, and no recent deaths related to COVID-19, 58 communities identified with uncontrolled spread

Nov 01  Navajo Nation supports bill to address Climate Change and America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act


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