Summit County Residents Ordered to Shelter-In-Place

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The order goes into effect Friday, March 27, at 12:01 a.m. Non-essential visitors are asked to leave and non-essential businesses will close. Residents will be required to stay at home except for essential trips for food or medication, or for medical appointments. Outdoor activities are allowed with required social distancing.

The Utah Leads Together Plan

"Times like these bring out the best in people. This a time for Utah to shine." Governor Gary R. Herbert

The Utah Leads Together economic response plan conveys three phases of response: urgent, stabilization, and recovery. These phases help businesses correctly balance the health of employees with planning imperatives necessary for continuing operations.

State Restricts Non-urgent Surgeries

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In order to preserve masks, gloves and other protective equipment for medical professionals assisting in the fight against COVID-19, the Utah Department of Health has announced restrictions on medical, dental, and veterinary procedures that are non-urgent.

Entertaining Kids at Home

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With all of Utah’s schools dismissed until May 1, parents and caregivers will find themselves scrambling to keep children and teenagers not only entertained, but also continuing their learning and protecting them from COVID-19. Below are some tips to help parents and caregivers.

Governor Herbert Releases Economic Response Plan

“Utah Leads Together” provides concrete steps against coronavirus Salt Lake City, UT (March 24, 2020) – Governor Gary R. Herbert released “Utah Leads Together,” his …

Public Schools, Technical Colleges Dismissed Until May 1

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Gov. Gary R. Herbert, State Superintendent Syd Dickson, and Acting Commissioner of Technical Education Jared Haines announced today that Utah’s K-12 public schools will extend their dismissal through Friday, May 1st, and that Utah’s technical colleges will suspend teaching from Monday, March 30 until Friday, May 1.

The Importance of Social Distancing

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The Sunday night crowd at the Salt Lake Airport underscored an ongoing problem in Utah and the country generally. Social distancing remains on the most important things everyone can do to limit exposure to COVID-19.