Navajo Nation To Implement “Soft Reopening” Starting Monday

The Navajo Nation will be implementing a “soft reopening” under revised guidelines as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decline and vaccinations increase. Tribal health officials made the announcement Wednesday that the Navajo Nation will go from “red status” to “orange status” starting Monday. The new status states all businesses will be required to submit a COVID-19 […]

Navajo Casinos To Stay Closed After President Nez’s Resolution Veto

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez has vetoed a resolution that would have permitted Navajo casinos to reopen at 50-percent capacity. The Navajo Nation Council approved legislation earlier this month that would reopen the tribe’s casinos with CDC guidelines. Under Navajo Gaming’s proposal, each casino would have reopened at a minimum 50-percent capacity, while the Navajo […]

Navajo Nation Declares State Of Emergency, Casinos Cut Back On Operating Hours

The Navajo Nation declared a state of emergency last week due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tribal officials say all Navajo Nation offices will be closed for three weeks through April 3rd. During the closure, the Department of Self Relience will continue processing full cash benefits for all current DSR members for the month of April. […]