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Lo Frisby
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Grand Canyon issues new mask mandate
Grand Canyon says masks are to be worn in designated outdoor zones

On Aug. 18, National Park Service (NPS) announced updated mask guidance which requires masks to be worn in designated outdoor zones to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

By Lo Frisby August 24, 2021
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Grand Canyon and Tusayan to host vaccination events Aug. 12
As county reaches high COVID-19 transmission levels, NPS takes steps to address shared housing and other safety concerns

With COVID-19 cases on the rise in recent weeks and Coconino County in high transmission status, officials at Grand Canyon and Tusayan are planning two pop-up vaccination events with Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) to reach residents who are currently unvaccinated or have yet to receive a second dose of vaccine.

By Lo Frisby August 10, 2021
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TUSAYAN, Ariz. — The Tusayan Town Council approved $23.5 million for the Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget at the regular council meeting July 14.

By Lo Frisby July 27, 2021
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The month of May is National Wildland Fire Awareness Month and Grand Canyon and surrounding regions are preparing for what experts are calling a potentially “severe” fire season.

By Lo Frisby May 11, 2021
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GRAND CANYON, Ariz.— This year marks the 20 year anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

By Lo Frisby April 27, 2021
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NPS announces plans to fully reopen Grand Canyon by May 21
Grand Canyon consults Navajo Nation in preparation for opening east entrance; park visitation drops 3 million in 2020

Closures caused dramatic losses to revenue park-wide, as Grand Canyon National Park visitation numbers dropped from 5 million in 2019 to just 2 million in 2020.

By Lo Frisby March 16, 2021

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