AVI RESORT & CASINO AND SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO ANNOUNCE COVID 19 TESTING AS PART OF REOPENING PLANNING
Avi Resort & Casino and Spirit Mountain Casino, in collaboration with West Family Practice, Dr. Gerald West, his authorized staff members and University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (“UMC”) will test all Avi and Spirit Mountain Team Members for COVID – 19 prior to reopening each casino. The tests will be facilitated by West Family Practice. As Avi and Spirit Mountain have been preparing to reopen, health and safety has been and will continue to be, the top priority for ensuring the well-being of our Team Members and Guests. All Team Members returning to work must be tested with negative results.
AVI RESORT & CASINO TEMPORARILY SUSPENDS OPERATIONS IN RESPONSE TO DIRECTION FROM NEVADA GOVERNOR SISOLAK
Laughlin, Nevada. (March 17, 2020) – Avi Casino Enterprise has announced it will temporarily suspend gaming and other operations of the casino and resort as of midnight tonight until further notice. This action is being taken as directed by Governor Sisolak as concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic continue to elevate across the U.S. and globally.
“Avi Resort and Casino management agrees with the direction of the Governor as the safety and well–being of our team members and guests is paramount,” said Pete Savage, President of Avi Casino Enterprise.
These are unprecedented times and commitment to the health of our guests, employees, tribal members, and community will remain our top priority as we stand together during this difficult challenge.
Spirit Mountain Casino places the highest importance on the health and safety of its guests, employees and tribal members and is strongly committed to their wellbeing. Although there are not cases of COVID-19 within the borders of Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, we feel that it is in the best interests of our guests, employees, tribal members and community to voluntarily suspend operations for two weeks. This will take effect March 20, 2020.
During the closure, all Spirit Mountain Casino employees will continue to be paid and receive benefits. In addition to the enhanced cleaning and health and safety standards Spirit Mountain Casino implemented to contain the spread of COVID-19, the property will also undergo an extensive and rigorous deep clean during the closure. These measures are meant to ensure that the property will be in the best condition up reopening. Spirit Mountain Casino will continue to monitor this situation closely and will provide updates as it progresses.
Jack Medrano, General Manager - Spirit Mountain Casino