Governor Issues Executive Order Adopting Updated Guidelines as well as Transitions Kane County to Green Health Risk Status and Bluff and Mexican Hat to Yellow.

UPDATE (August 14, 2020) – A recent public health order has changed references to “risk” to “restriction.” So in this blog post, references to “Low Risk” really mean “Low Restriction Level.”

SALT LAKE CITY (June 12, 2020) – In close consultation with local health authorities and with the Utah Department of Health, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued an Executive Order moving Kane County to the New Normal Health Risk Status, or Green as well as Bluff and Mexican Hat to the Low Health Risk Status, or Yellow. Salt Lake City will remain in Orange. Along with these changes the Governor has adopted updated guidelines for areas in the Low and New Normal health risk designation.

The order specifically addresses updated guidelines pertaining to high-risk individuals, gatherings, businesses, education and events.

The order is effective immediately and will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on June 26. View the full Order here.

View the updated phased guidelines here.