For Immediate Release
Contact: Treena Parvello, 520-342-2905
Matt Smith, 520-321-1111

TUCSON, Ariz. — Like many in the community, Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment has
spent the last few weeks learning about the COVID-19 coronavirus and its impacts. The casino’s
focus has been on how the virus could affect guests and team members, and the necessary measures
to keep them safe. Beyond observing best practices for cleaning and hygiene, Desert Diamond
Casinos has taken several additional preventative steps to combat the coronavirus at all four of its
All properties have placed extra hand sanitizer dispensing stations in high traffic areas and have
enhanced their cleaning procedures with state of the art disinfectant equipment. Team members are
being provided additional information about illness prevention practices, including cleanliness,
hygiene, and identifying potential coronavirus cases. Plans are also in place to address any potential
future issues as the situation develops.
Desert Diamond Casinos is closely following the recommendations provided by the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health authorities on steps to prevent the spread of
the virus. More information about the coronavirus and the preventative steps actions that can be
taken to help prevent its spread can be found on the CDC website at
Treena Parvello, Director of Public Relations and Communications for the Tohono O’odham Gaming
Enterprise, said, “Our top priority is the well being of our guests and team members. We are taking
preventative measures to combat the potential impacts of the coronavirus at all of our locations and
ensure that we continue to offer an exciting experience in a safe and clean environment. We are
concerned about this evolving situation and are monitoring it closely.”