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Strike Teams Will Help Utah Reopen Safely

When the clock strikes midnight on May 1, Utah will begin to transform as it moves from the “red” risk category to the “orange” category of the coronavirus response plan.

Earlier this week Gov. Gary Herbert announced plans to reopen Utah. This includes places such as bars,
gyms, and other personal care establishments, however, it does not include church gatherings. Dine in
options will become available at restaurants.
Another change is the governors’ daily briefings will not be happening every week day. Briefings will be
three times a week with Dr. Dunn the state epidemiologist, and other state officials with the governor
speaking at least once a week.
In order to ensure the reopening of society runs smoothly, Dr. Dunn said strike teams will be formed to
investigate community hot spots and outbreaks in long term care facilities. These teams will have mobile
testing teams, investigators to identity the exposure, and support services to help those that need to