State Leaders Release Utah Leads Together 3.0

Utah Leads Together 3.0 builds on the previous two versions of the economic recovery plan. It addresses protecting high-risk individuals and Utah’s multi-cultural communities as we move forward toward economic recovery.

Situational Briefing Schedule

Situational briefings on the COVID-19 pandemic in Utah have been held regularly to update the media, along with the general public, on case count numbers, changes in executive order and other updates as the state navigate the pandemic. With a move to moderate/low risk level (Orange/Yellow), these briefings have scaled back. This week (May 18-22) there will be just one …

Utah’s Outdoor Recreation Gems

People look at petroglyphs at Freemont State Park

With millions of acres of public lands throughout Utah there is unbelievable access to outdoor recreation statewide. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage Utahns to visit parks and recreation areas that are close to home and lesser-known gems.
Check out this information from Utah’s land managing agencies for ideas on some of Utah’s hidden gems.

Governor Issues Executive Order Moving Much of Utah to Yellow Health Risk Status

May 15, 2020 – In accordance with yesterday’s announcement, and in consultation with the Utah Department of Health and local health departments across the state, Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued an Executive Order this afternoon moving much of Utah to Low Health Risk Status, or Yellow, effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, May 16.  While most counties in the state …

Utah Ranks No. 1 in Paycheck Program Protection Loan Amounts

According to a recent report released by the Utah Bankers Association, Utah ranks No. 1 in the country in paycheck protection loan amounts as a percentage of eligible payroll. The emergency Small Business Administration program will cover a higher percentage of eligible payroll in Utah than anywhere else in the country. “This is an amazing team effort that will bode very well …

Utah Leads Together Webinar: Communicating Confidence to Your Team, Customers and Partners

The communications landscape has changed. From virtual conference calls and client meetings to social media campaigns and digital newsletters, everything has been adjusted to accommodate this new work environment we are in. How do you create confidence in your employees, customers and partners using your communication strategy? PANELISTS Amanda Covington, Chief Communications & Government Relations Officer, Larry H. Miller Group …

Task Force Ten: Ray Pickup, WCF Insurance

In this edition of Task Force Ten with Derek Miller, President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Chair of the Utah Economic Response Task Force, Ray Pickup, president and CEO of WCF Insurance, shares the steps that company is taking to mitigate effects of the coronavirus. Task Force Ten is a new video broadcast produced by the Salt Lake …