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.

“Stay Home, Stay Safe” Directive Issued

Flatten The Curve

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.

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.

Social Distancing Tips for Business

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In a letter to Utah’s business owners, Dr. Angela Dunn, the state epidemiologist, explains how to make sure employees and customers remain safe during the …

What is community spread?

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Community spread happens when a person is infected with COVID-19 but has not recently traveled or had known contact with another infected person. Limiting community spread depends on everybody taking precautionary measures.