One Utah Child Care Created to Assist Utah’s Essential Employees

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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.

State Tax Deadlines Extended

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Utah State Tax Commissioners approved adjustments to tax filing and payment deadlines for individuals and business entities during its Commission meeting March 26.

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

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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.

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.

First Death From COVID-19 Reported

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The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) and Mountainstar HCA today announced the state’s first COVID-19-related death. At the time of their death, the patient was being treated at Lakeview Hospital. The patient is a male, was older than 60 and was a resident of Davis County. He had underlying medical conditions, and was hospitalized for two days prior to his death.