Local measures being taken in response to COVID-19 include:
According to Governor Ducey's Executive Order all gyms and bars in Pinal County are closed for business. Restaurants and kitchens may remain open for Take-Out only.
The Oracle Inn is offering delivery from their kitchen.
Arizona Zipline Adventures & Peppersauce Kitchen are temporarily closed.
Bashas Grocery Stores will open every Wednesday from 5 am until 6 am for seniors over the age of 65. Please note that long lines are occurring as early as 4 am.
The Dollar General is designating its first hour of daily business, from 8 am-9 am, specifically for senior citizens in an attempt to ensure they get the supplies they need.
Walmart in Oro Valley has updated their hours to 7 am to 8:30 pm daily. They are reserving 6 am-7 am every Tuesday as a time that customers 60+ can come to purchase supplies they may need.
Safeway on Tangerine in Oro Valley has changed its hours of operation from 6 am until 9 pm daily. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the first three hours of operation (from 6 am until 9 am) are reserved for customers 65+, pregnant, or those with a disability or compromised immune systems to shop.
The Oracle Patio Café has expanded its market offerings to include fresh chicken, deli meats and cheeses, bread, and prepared foods to help Oracleans stay closer to home to get fresh healthy food. Simple grocery orders may be placed by phone for curbside pickup for those concerned about going inside.
The Visitor's Center is closed.
Oracle Fire Department's front office and brush dump are closed until further notice.
The Oracle Public Library is closed, and tax aid preparations provided by AARP at the library have been suspended.
AZ State Parks and Trails are open, but all events, group gatherings, and cave tours through May 8th are canceled. For more information, visit www.azstateparks.com/coronavirus.
Sky Island Roasters is engaging social distancing by changing purchasing procedures. Coffee orders should now be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 520-896-2048 or 520-668-5684. Invoices will be sent via email and are payable online with a credit card or by telephone. An email or text message will be sent when your coffee is ready for pick-up!
Triangle Y Ranch Camp and YMCA of Southern Arizona are helping healthcare workers, first responders, and essential employees that live in the Tri-Communities of Oracle, San Manuel, and Mammoth by providing childcare for those in need while school is out. Community Day camp will begin Monday, March 23rd from 6am-6pm and will include breakfast and lunch. This program will run as long as kids are kept out of school. Following guidelines set up by the CDC and the state of Arizona, the YMCA staff will keep groups at 10 or less. These groups will move independently around the property separated from other groups. Areas will be disinfected between transitions, and groups will wash their hands regularly. Register by calling 520-884-0987 or visit tucsonymca.org/triangle or https://tucsonymca.org/program/springbreak
Oracle District schools are closed. Mountain Vista is providing free meals for any children under the age of 18 starting from Monday, March 23rd until Friday, March 27th. They do not have to be students at Mountain Vista. Breakfast pick ups are from 8 am until 9 am, and lunch pick ups start at 11:30 am and end 12:30 pm.Picks Ups are at the Mountain Vista Prek-8 School parking lot at 2618 W. El Paseo in Oracle.
Many community events are being postponed or canceled. To see a list of events, visit our Upcoming Events page.