Recommendations Issued By Task Force to Limit Spread of COVID-19

Press conference on March 12

Governor Gary Herbert and the Utah Coronavirus Task Force are recommending that any gathering of more than 100 people be cancelled beginning Monday, March 16, for at least two weeks. These measures are intended to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

Governor declares state of emergency

“Our number one focus is preparing for the arrival of novel coronavirus,” Gov. Gary R. Herbert said. “Issuing this declaration now allows us to take additional proactive steps that will make a big difference in how effectively we can respond.”