The Child Care Task Force has created a new program called One Utah Child Care to meet the needs of essential employees such as healthcare workers and first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The online tool for parents to register is now available and services will begin Monday, March 30, 2020.
These directives establish minimum statewide standards. In consultation with the State, local authorities may impose more stringent directives and orders to address the unique situations in different areas of Utah. They are not be confused with a shelter-in-place order.
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.
In order to better accommodate social distancing measures that help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued an Executive Order suspending certain sections of state statute regarding requirements on signature gathering.
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.