Safe Halloween Recommendations

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The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) wants everyone to have a great holiday season. If you are planning Halloween or other holiday activities, we have some tips and recommendations from our partners at Intermountain Healthcare and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to keep you and your family safe while having fun.

Tips for Safe & Responsible Recreation

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Knowing how to approach travel safely and responsibly right now is challenging. While the opportunity to relax and escape into Utah’s wide-open spaces may be enticing, thoughts surrounding social distancing, sanitation and safety in public places are distressing. Traveling inherently increases the risk of contracting and spreading the coronavirus, but there are measures we can all take to travel more responsibly and have a positive impact on the communities we visit.

Have a safe and healthy 4th of July. Get out. Spread out.

he Fourth of July is traditionally a time of gatherings. This year, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, as you gather to celebrate the USA, please remember to respect your fellow Americans by following proper physical distancing guidance, wearing a mask in public, staying behind if you’re feeling sick and keeping your hands washed.

Polling Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic

Utah’s June Primary election is scheduled for June 30, but several changes have been made in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Current steps taken …

Steward Health Care Testing Locations

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Steward Health Care offers COVID-19 drive-through testing at Davis Hospital & Medical Center in Layton, Jordan Valley Medical Center in West Jordan and Mountain Point Medical Center in Lehi. Patients who wish to be tested for COVID-19 at one of these locations must have a doctor’s referral.

Employment Resources for People Impacted by COVID-19

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Thousands of Utahns have financially felt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some have felt it as their work hours have been reduced or temporarily laid off. To help individuals make it through these difficult times, resources are available with the Department of Workforce Services.

Full Text: Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Directive

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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.