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The latest on COVID-19 in Arizona.

Town of Parker Declares Local Emergency on COVID-19

Parker town officials declared a local emergency Monday due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a released statement, officials said "the Town of Parker has put this order in place to insure the safety, security and health of our community and to receive state and federal assistance in the event it is needed.
The proclamation continues the closure of the Public Library and Public Works buildings, athletic fields and athletic courts.
The Parker Senior Center will remain closed, however, meals may be picked up to go.
Water payments may be made in person, however, town officials are asking residents to use the drop box if possible.

Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a reporter for the following daily newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Salinas Californian and the Reno Gazette-Journal, where he covered stories including agriculture, education and Latino community news. Victor has also served as a local editor for Patch, a national news organization with hyperlocal websites, in Carmichael, California in the Sacramento area. He also served as the editor for The New Vision, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, which includes Yuma and La Paz counties. Victor lives in Somerton. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and following most sports.
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