Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs with Governor Herbert and Dr. Dunn

During one of his COVID-19 press briefings, Governor Gary Herbert asked state epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn from the Utah Department of Health some of the persistent questions he’d heard from Utahns about COVID-19. You can read a summary of their discussion here. 



This page uses the official term COVID-19 to refer to the disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Many rumors related to COVID-19 circulating on social media are false or contain misinformation. People should be skeptical of rumors they hear on social media that aren’t being reported by reputable health organizations or mainstream media outlets and should not share or repost items unless they are able to confirm that they are true. False and inaccurate social media posts can cause a great deal of harm.

Updated 8/4/2020