Stronger Together: COVID-19 Multicultural Town Hall

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Join us via Facebook Live on Tuesday, January 5th at 6 PM for a conversation on equitable COVID-19 response efforts! We will hear from leaders of the Multicultural Advisory Committee and other state and community organizations that are on the frontlines of policy, health, communications, and economic relief.

Primeros Casos de SARS-CoV-2 en Visones en los Estados Unidos Confirmados en Utah

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El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA por sus siglas en inglés) el Laboratorio de Servicios Veterinarios (NVSL por sus siglas en inglés) anunciaron los primeros casos confirmados de SARS-CoV-2 en visones en los Estados Unidos. Se identificaron cinco visones infectados en dos granjas de visones de Utah. El SARSCoV-2 es el virus animal vinculado al COVID-19 en los seres humanos.

First Cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Mink in the United States Confirmed in Utah

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The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Service Laboratory (NVSL) announced the first confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 in mink in the United States. Five infected mink were identified at two Utah mink farms. SARS- CoV-2 is the animal virus linked to COVID-19 in humans.

Governor Issues Executive Order Adopting Updated Phased Guidelines

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Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued an Executive Order adopting version 4.9 of the Phased Guidelines. The updates provide guidance for restaurants operating 24 hours per day and restaurants with buffet service. The order is effective immediately and will remain in effect until August 7.

Governor Issues Executive Order Adopting Updated Phased Guidelines and the State Health Department Issues Public Health Order Mandating Masks in all K-12 Schools

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Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued an Executive Order adopting version 4.8 of the Phased Guidelines. The updated guidelines allow, but do not require, schools in the Orange (Medium Risk) Phase to open and provide some level of in-person instruction. Also, the Utah Department of Health Issued a public health order mandating the use of masks in all K-12 public schools.

Updates to Case Counts Dashboard

(July, 16, 2020) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) has made updates to the case counts dashboard. The following video explains those changes.