The COVID-19 situation is ever evolving, and Carriage Manor Resort has been proactive in responding to every national, state, and city-level development in the pandemic.
Below is a timeline of the events as it relates to COVID-19 and Carriage Manor. Weblinks to sources have been included when possible.
Stay healthy, stay informed, and together we'll weather this storm.
October 14, 2020 – RESORT – Carriage Manor Ad Hoc COVID Committee presents report proposal to Board of Directors
At the 10-14-2020 Board of Director’s Work Session, the Ad Hoc COVID Committee presented proposed findings to the Board regarding rules and potential guidelines at the Resort.
October 1, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Department of Health Services announces all counties now meet benchmarks for safe reopening of certain businesses
August 10, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Department of Health Services announces phased reopening requirements for gyms, bars, theaters, & other recreations
June 29, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Governor Ducey closes gyms, bars, theaters, & other recreations for 30 days
June 22, 2020 – CITY – City of Mesa Requiring Face Masks in Mesa
June 19, 2020 – COUNTY – Maricopa County Board of Supervisors requiring face coverings in public areas
June 17, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Governor Ducey announces enhanced COVID-19 action plan
May 13, 2020 – CITY – City of Mesa Mayor Giles statement on "Stay Home" expiration and phased reopening of city parks
May 12, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Governor Ducey announces next phase of Arizona recovery
April 29, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Governor Ducey extends stay-at-home order to May 15 with modifications
April 16, 2020 – NATIONAL – President Trump announces guidelines for state and local officials to open America again
April 7, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Governor Ducey issues new order increasing out-of-state traveler restrictions for high-spread states
April 3, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Governor Ducey provides added guidance on essential services and amenities
April 2, 2020 – RESORT – Response to COVID-19 concerns within resort
Email communication sent to membership addressing incorrect rumors of COVID-19 at Carriage Manor, and variety of feedback from residents about closures.
March 31, 2020 – RESORT – Sport court closures to follow Stay-At-Home order
Responding to Arizona Governor Ducey’s Stay-At-Home order and City of Mesa closures, additional considerations were necessary to determine if further action was needed. Decision was made that sport court facility closures were required by the order. Email communications sent and postings issued same-day to notify residents of court closures. Information posted in various locations.
March 30, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Governor Ducey Issues Physical Distancing Executive Order “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected”
March 30, 2020 – CITY – Mesa closing playgrounds and courts at City parks due to COVID-19
March 29, 2020 – NATIONAL – President Trump extends guidelines to April 30th
March 23, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Governor Ducey issues Executive Order prohibiting the closure of essential services
March 19, 2020 – CITY – City of Mesa mandates business closures to stem coronavirus spread
March 19, 2020 – STATE – Arizona Governor Ducey issues Executive Order limiting business to slow virus spread
March 19, 2020 – RESORT – Carriage Manor Board Executive Session
Board of Director’s held Executive Session Coronavirus Briefing. All Directors were present, the details of the actions taken by the Advisory Group were presented. The BOD unanimously moved to affirm all actions taken to date by the Advisory Group.
March 18, 2020 – RESORT – Carriage Manor Advisory Committee follow-up meeting, amenities, facilities & common area closures
Follow-up meeting of the Advisory Committee. In time since previous meeting, national, state, and city had all issues states of emergency due to COVID-19. State Executive Order 2020-07 was in effect, as well as President Trump’s “Coronavirus Guidelines for America.” CM had now been made aware of “Communicable Disease Exclusion” in their liability policy. Committee felt that further actions were needed in response to emerging developments and to protect Carriage Manor residents further. After discussion, unanimous decision to close resort amenities, facilities, and common areas. Timeline for roll-out of closures as well as requests for social distancing adherence were sent same-day via email to notify residents. Information posted in various locations.
March 17, 2020 – CITY – City of Mesa Mayor Giles declares State of Emergency
March 16, 2020 – COUNTY – Maricopa County Dept. of Health recommends cancellation of non-essential gatherings for 8 weeks
March 16, 2020 – NATIONAL – President Trump Issues Coronavirus Guidelines
March 13, 2020 – NATIONAL – President Trump Declares a National State of Emergency
March 13, 2020 – RESORT – Carriage Manor Advisory Committee cancels events
Advisory Committee met. Advisory committee consisted of 3 BOD members, admin staff, security staff, 2 residents that are retired medical professionals, and 2 other residents representing clubs and general residents. Committee discussed emergent COVID-19 concerns and effects on Carriage Manor residents. COVID-19 had been declared a global pandemic, and Arizona Governor Ducey was about to announce state actions to mitigate spread. With this information, it was a unanimous decision to cancel large Resort sponsored gatherings effective immediately, postpone Board of Directors meeting, to close Patio Grill. Clubs and groups were informed of decision and asked to consider similar action and eventually followed suit. Email communications sent and postings issued same-day to notify residents of cancelled events and Patio Grill closure. Information posted in various locations.