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COVID-19 In Rural Utah: National Parks, Healthcare, And The Economy On Tuesday's Access Utah

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How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting rural Utah? We’ll talk about concerns of smaller healthcare facilities, decisions over closures of national parks, and how the economies of rural communities are being affected.

Our guests will include Brady Bradford, Director of the Southeast Utah Health Department; Springdale Mayor Stanley Smith; and Sen. Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan. And we would love to hear your concerns and hopes as well. Email us now and we'll read your comment at the start of our next episode. Continue the conversation at upraccess@gmail.com.

 

Tom Williams worked as a part-time UPR announcer for a few years and joined Utah Public Radio full-time in 1996. He is a proud graduate of Uintah High School in Vernal and Utah State University (B. A. in Liberal Arts and Master of Business Administration.) He grew up in a family that regularly discussed everything from opera to religion to politics. He is interested in just about everything and loves to engage people in conversation, so you could say he has found the perfect job as host “Access Utah.” He and his wife Becky, live in Logan.