IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PERSONS WITH
IN-PERSON COURT BUSINESS
On May 8, 2020, the Arizona Supreme Court ordered (Administrative Order No. 2020-75, hereinafter AO20-75) that Arizona courts shall:
FACE MASKS REQUIRED (Starting 6/1/20)
(Through Phase II)
In compliance with the Arizona Supreme Court please be aware that in-person contact with the court will require the wearing of a face mask beginning 6/1/20 at the Prescott Valley Court areas, including, the court window, courtroom and court waiting areas. The following language is quoted from the Supreme Court AO20-75.
- “Judicial leadership shall require court participants and visitors to wear their own or a court-provided mask or other face-covering in the courthouse beginning not later than June 1, 2020.”
- “Courts shall exclude persons from the courthouse who refuse to cooperate with or who do not pass established screening protocols or refuse to wear a mask or face covering.”
(Through Phase I)
The Administrative Office of the Courts will be developing a health screening protocol to be implemented by the Arizona courts. A person who refuses to cooperate with the health screening protocols shall be excluded from the courthouse. This is referenced in the above quotes. The following additional language is also quoted from the Supreme Court AO20-75.
- “The Administrative Office of the Courts shall provide judicial leadership with a health screening protocol used to detect COVID-19-related symptoms consistent with recommendations by public health officials to prevent the spread of the virus.”
- “Through Phase I, judicial leadership should implement the COVID-19 screening protocol for court and judicial personnel.
- “Through Phase I, judicial leadership should implement the COVID-19 screening protocol for the public.”
- “Through Phase I, and where courthouse entrance security screening is available, the COVID-19 screening protocol may require body temperature screening for the public.”
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