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Planting with students
Kindergarten students from the local Chinle Elementary School learn to plant in the demonstration garden near the Visitor Center.  Students and their families will be able to water and care for the plants all summer.  The students will then harvest the fruits and vegetables to share with their families.
 

Current Updates

4-22-21
Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-010 - Revising Daily Curfews and Expanding Gatherings

The intent and purpose of this Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-010 is to revise curfew hours and update gathering limits. The requirements of this Order may be extended or changed in a future order. These measures are intended to further ensure an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic by restricting movement of individuals on the Nation to limit contact to prevent the spread of the virus and minimize the strain on medical response capabilities. All provisions of this Order are to be interpreted to effectuate this intent. Failure to comply with any provision of this Order constitutes an imminent threat and menace to public health.

04-22-21
Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-009 -
Public Health Emergency Order Declaring “Yellow Status” for Businesses

In response to COVID-19, the Navajo Nation has established the “Navajo Nation Reopening Plan,” to declare the Nation’s “status” according thereto, and to guide businesses in proper compliance with the plan. All provisions of this Order are to be interpreted to effectuate this intent. Failure to comply with any provision of this Order constitutes an imminent threat and menace to public health.

Pursuant to Navajo Nation Resolution No. CMA-16-20, the Nation’s roads remain closed to Visitors for the duration of the declared public health emergency, and Visitors are advised to refrain from traveling to the Navajo Nation. Tribal parks will not be accessible to Visitors and Tourists during this time. Visitors and Tourists will be informed when the Navajo Nation can safely welcome Visitors back to the Nation.



Please visit the official website for more updates from the Navajo Nation Government.

 

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Last updated: April 28, 2021

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P.O. Box 588
Chinle, AZ 86503

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