COVID-19

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Utah Tech Firm Settles Over Band's Pay For Canceled Event

Mar 16, 2020
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A Utah technology company has settled a lawsuit with the booking agency for The Killers that disputed the agency's contention the rock band should be paid for a scheduled show at the firm's canceled conference. 

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Colleges and Universities in Utah, including the University of Utah, Utah State University, and Brigham Young University, announced Thursday they are no longer offering in-person classes for the time being. This in response to growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, a strain of Coronavirus. Amanda DeRito works in Marketing and Communications at Utah State University. She says the change to online-only classes has caught professors and administrators off-guard.

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Republican Sen. Mitt Romney is proposing one-time $1,000 checks for every American adult. This comes amid the shutdown of bars, restaurants and resorts in many places in Utah and the rest of the country.

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Coronavirus concerns are on everyone’s mind. One of the most important questions that looms large is how we can help each other. How can we each make a difference?

Students at Utah State University who participate in Matthew LaPlante's crisis communication class have created a blog to share news stories about how COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, is impacting the community at USU.

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The Utah Legislature concluded its 2020 session on Thursday. We’ll recap the session on Monday, with a special focus on issues important to people in rural Utah. We’ll also talk about COVID-19 and Coronavirus.

USU COVID-19 Information Page

Mar 14, 2020
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Due to the rapidly changing nature of efforts to mitigate COVID-19, novel cornavirus, at Utah State University, a webpage with the most up-to-date information has been created. 

Utah government officials monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have asked local school districts to find ways to educate students at home beginning next week. The school dismissal decision was announced Friday by the Utah COVID-19 Task Force, the Utah Department of Health, and the Utah Association of Local Health Departments.

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Assisted living centers in Utah are reinforcing policies to prevent the spread of COVID-19.


COVID-19 Affects Tourist Season For Southern Utah

Mar 13, 2020

Each year, tourists that come into Utah infuse about $9.5 billion into the state’s economy, which provides each household in the state $1,286 of tax relief.  With the increase in restrictions due to COVID-19, this number could be affected in 2020. 

In Governor Gary Herbert’s press conference today, members of the COVID-19 Community Task force gathered to make recommendations to Utah’s institutions of public and higher education. Updates were also given about how Utah plans to go about testing people for the virus. 

State Officials Announce COVID-19 Preventative Measures

Mar 12, 2020
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Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says gatherings should be limited to 100 people for at least the next two weeks in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. UPR's Kerry Bringhurst tells us Herbert announced the measure at at a news conference Thursday where officials from the University of Utah and Utah State University said they are canceling in-person classes and moving the rest of the semester online.

Gubernatorial COVID-19 Press Conference: Watch Now

Mar 12, 2020

Today Governor Gary Herbert and the Utah COVID-19 Task Force addressed Utah residents regarding the state of emergency in Utah. Click the link to watch now.

Coronavirus Case Found In Morgan-Weber Area

Mar 10, 2020
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The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) and the Weber-Morgan Health Department (WMHD) Tuesday announced the state’s second case of COVID-19.

Utah Task Force Formed To Address COVID-19

Mar 3, 2020
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As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, continues to grow in the United States, state officials in Utah have created a task force to determine how to best mitigate the spread of the virus locally

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