9 New Positive Cases Total Now 45 Positive Cases in County

MOHAVE – The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff was notified today of nine positive COVID cases in Mohave County, the most confirmed in the county in any one day. Eight of the cases are in the Kingman service area and one is in the Lake Havasu City area. The contact investigations have been initiated with each case. Here is the information on each. The first eight are all in the Kingman service area: Case 1 is in 65 and older range and Case 2 is in the 20-44 age range. Both are in isolation and recovering at home and epidemiologically-linked (epi-linked) to another case. Case 3 is in the 55-64 age range, epi-linked to another case and is an inpatient.

Stolen Vehicle and Drugs – Kingman

Kingman – On Thursday, April 8th, at about 2:10pm, Kingman Police arrested Marty Brandon Tisdale, 39 of Kingman, on felony charges of Vehicle Theft, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Narcotic Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Officers had responded to a residence in the 4900blk of Scotty Dr. regarding...
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City Recognizes Life-Saving Efforts of Utility Billing Team Member

KINGMAN –The City of Kingman is recognizing Utility Billing team member Janice B. for her life saving efforts. Kingman City Manager Ron Foggin, along with Fire Chief Jake Rhoades, and Utility Billing and Finance members presented Janice with a “Life Saving Award.”. While helping a customer pay her utility bill...
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Burglary Kingman

KINGMAN – On Sunday, April 5th, at about 8:50pm, Kingman Police arrested Kaleb Calen Scott David, 19 of Kingman, on felony charges of Attempted Burglary 3rd Degree, Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Officers responded to an auto repair shop in the 4200blk of N. Stockton Hill...

Details and Resources for Small Businesses in Arizona

Arizona small businesses adversely impacted by COVID-19 have limited time to benefit from important benefits passed along with the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, small businesses can apply for 100% federally guaranteed loans for an amount up to 2.5 times their average monthly payroll expenses for the prior year.

First Mohave County Death Due to COVID-19

MOHAVE COUNTY – Mohave County Department of Public Health(MCDPH) has been notified of three additional cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. One of the three cases, currently hospitalized locally, is an out-of-state resident and will not be included in the official case count for Mohave County. There are now 8 positive confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, five in Kingman, and two in Bullhead City. One of the three newest cases has resulted in the first COVID-19-related death in the county.

8th Positive Case Confirmed in Mohave County

MOHAVE – The Mohave County Dept. of Public Health was notified today of an eighth COVID-19 case. This is an adult from the Lake Havasu area. It is travel-related and the individual is hospitalized out of our county. There are now a total of eight confirmed cases in Mohave County, three in Lake Havasu City, one in Bullhead City, and four in Kingman.


Effective tomorrow (4/2) morning, Inmates in the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility will be able to make two ten-minute phone calls each week at no charge. Today (4/1) is the last day for video visitation as the Sheriff’s Office is suspending video visitation from friends and relatives to curb the spread of COVID-19. Captain Don Bischoff said that in collaboration with its inmate telephone provider, ICSolutions, inmates who may have relied solely on video visits to stay in touch with friends and family will be able to continue to stay connected with those outside the facility.

County Temporarily Changes Call to the Public

MOHAVE COUNTY –Due to increased concerns regarding the coronavirus, COVID-19, the in-person Call to the Public portion of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors meetings has been suspended for the time being, starting with the April 6th meeting. However, comments can still be submitted to the Clerk of the Board no later than 5:00pm on the Friday prior to each Board Meeting.

Video Visitation Suspended at Mohave County Jail

Due to the possible COVID-19 health concerns and Governor Ducey’s recent “Stay at Home” order, the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility will stop conducting inmate video visitation at the close of the day on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The Sheriff’s Office had previously closed its main office and substation lobbies last week (March 26th).

New Executive Order: “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected”

PHOENIX⁠ — “Stay home, Stay healthy, Stay connected” – that’s what the state is asking of fellow Arizonans in the continued effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. The latest Executive Order issued today by Governor Doug Ducey follows new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and comes at the recommendation of public health officials who are tracking data specific to Arizona. The Governor’s order promotes increased physical distancing, while encouraging social connectedness among citizens. It takes place at 5:00 p.m. tomorrow, March 31, 2020.

Arizona’s COVID-19 Response Timeline

January 27: ActivatedThe Health Emergency Operations Center. Opened the Health Emergency Operations Center after the first reported case of COVID-19 in Arizona to monitor the situation at the local, national and global level.

Governor Extends School Closure to the End of The School Year

ARIZONA⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman today announced the extension of Arizona school closures through the end of the school year. The extension follows updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and an announcement from the White House extending physical distancing guidelines until April 30, 2020.

Third Positive Test in Kingman Bringing Mohave County to Six

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ – The Mohave County Dept. of Public Health was notified today of a third COVID-19 case in the Kingman service area. The individual, an adult, is recovering at home and has been self-quarantined. The Mohave County Public Health nursing staff is in the process of contacting the person to implement monitoring and launch the contact investigation. There are now a total of six confirmed cases in Mohave County, two in Lake Havasu City, one in Bullhead City, and three in Kingman.

M.C.S.O. Lobby Closed

Effective immediately, due to possible COVID-19 health concerns, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office lobby and all substations will be closed to the public. This includes our offices in Lake Havasu City, Mohave Valley, Colorado City, and Beaverdam/ Littlefield.

Governor Ducy Issues Executive Order to Ensure Hospital Preparedness

ARIZONA⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order ensuring Arizona hospitals increase capacity to prepare for a potential influx of patients due to COVID-19. The order requires hospitals to increase the amount of hospital bed capacity in the state, take steps to optimize staffing levels and maximize critical resources.