City announces Phase 3 of COVID reopening of City Hall and some facilities

by Meteor Staff

Saturday, September 12

Flagstaff, AZ – The city of Flagstaff announced Friday that Phase 3 of its COVID-19 Reentry Plan will begin Monday, September 14.

Jessica Drum, Public Affairs Director for the City said in a press release yesterday that Flagstaff’s move to begin opening city offices and some park facilities was predicated on several factors.

  • number of new cases, hospitalizations and COVID related deaths continuing on a downward trajectory for four or more weeks,
  • the demonstrated ability to follow CDC guidelines,
  • ability to care for the seriously ill
  • and providing testing, monitoring and contact tracing. Under Phase 3, the city will begin a limited reopening of city facilities and amenities. Face coverings are required in city facilities.

The Flagstaff City Hall will reopen with limited hours of 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Monday through Friday on Sept. 14. The Customer Service Counter will be open to walk-in customers, an appointment is required to meet with other staff, again face masks are required.

The Main Flagstaff Library will also begin a limited reopening for patron computer use Monday. Beginning Sept. 14. from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Masks are required.

The East Flagstaff Community Library will begin a limited reopening for patron computer use in two weeks on Sept. 28, from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Monday and Wednesday, and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Masks are required.

Reservations are required for each 45-minute computer appointment and can be made online at the Library’s website:, or by calling the Main Library at (928) 213-2331; or the East Flagstaff Community Library at (928) 213-2348.

Curbside and phone-in reference services will continue. Masks will be required, and patrons will be assigned to a computer to allow for social distancing. Computers will be cleaned after each use.

Phase 3 of the Reentry Plan also includes direction for a tiered reopening of the city’s Parks and Recreation facilities and amenities. Those plans, which includes bringing part-time staff members back from furlough, are in progress and details will be released within the next few weeks.

The full Reentry Plan can be found here:


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