UDOH Sends Out First 'Mobile Strike Team' To Residential Treatment Facility

May 1, 2020

Today, the Utah Department of Health released a “mobile strike team” in its first voyage, according to state epidemiologist Angela Dunn. She said the team was sent to a residential living facility for mentally disabled individuals needing immediate care in Utah County where an outbreak of the coronavirus hit. The team cared for 15 of the 40 residents who’ve tested positive. Nine staff members were initially determined to have contracted the coronavirus. In addition to providing nursing assistance, the team administered additional testing for those exposed and provided personal protective equipment.

The full briefing is available here