“Stay Home, Stay Safe” Directive Issued

Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued a “Stay Safe, Stay Home” directive to all Utahns today. This is not a shelter in place order, but rather the next step in the Urgent Phase laid out in the Utah Leads Together plan.

Nonprofits Helped by Federal Relief Package

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A $2 trillion dollar relief package expected to pass Congress by the end of the week will provide desperately needed help for Utah’s nonprofits. According to an analysis by the National Council of Nonprofits, here are some of main benefits include emergency funding, increased charitable giving, and expanded unemployment benefits.

Utah Economic Response Task Force Facts & FAQs: Federal Stimulus Plan & Innovative Business Solutions

The Utah Economic Response Task Force hosted a “Facts & FAQs” virtual conference call on Tuesday, March 25, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. MST to provide an update on the status of economic efforts to mitigate the coronavirus. This zoom video conference provided an overview of the federal stimulus plan and innovative business solutions Agenda Welcome – Utah Economic Response Task Force Chair …

Requirements for Telehealth Providers Relaxed

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SALT LAKE CITY (March 25, 2020) – Governor Gary Herbert has issued an Executive Order suspending sections of state statute that may make it difficult for health providers to provide telehealth to their patients.  The order allows medical providers to offer a telehealth service that does not comply with the security and privacy standards required by Utah law, so long …

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.

Utah Economic Response Task Force Announces Data Analytics and Decision Support Advisory Team

The Utah Economic Response Task Force fields a mulit-disciplinary team of specialists to work with decision makers Salt Lake City, UT (March 25, 2020) – Following Governor Herbert’s release yesterday of the Utah Economic Response Task Force Plan, “Utah Leads Together,” the Task Force announced today the formation of a cross-disciplinary team of data analytics and subject-matter experts to advise decision-makers …

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.

Utah Economic Response Task Force Facts & FAQs: Economic Response Plan & Small Business Resources

The Utah Economic Response Task Force hosted a “Facts & FAQs” virtual conference call on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. MST to provide an update on the status of economic efforts to mitigate the coronavirus. This zoom video conference provided an overview of the economic response plan and resources for small businesses. Agenda Governor Gary R. Herbert Update on Economic Response …

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.