Archive for June 2020

Masks Now Mandated in Public in Salt Lake and Summit Counties

INFORMATION ABOUT SALT LAKE COUNTY’S MANDATE: Information obtained from Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson’s Facebook Page: Wearing a face covering correctly is one of the easiest things we can do to help our local businesses, and or community as whole, successfully weather this challenging time. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, June 27th, in…

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Utah Family Physicians Urge Significant Public Health Measures

Utah Academy of Family Physicians (UAFP) share the concerns in the recent memo State Epidemiologist, Dr. Angela Dunn, sent to state and local health officials, on the current status of COVID-19 in the state of Utah. With the significant and continual resurgence of COVID-19 cases, UAFP believes we are at a critical juncture and it…

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Letter from St. George doctors: Why we’re wearing masks and why you should too

Originally published in The Spectrum on 6/9/20. Editors note: This op-ed was submitted by a collection of St. George-area physicians and medical professionals. As physicians who live and practice in Southwest Utah, we are concerned about the rapid spread of COVID-19 in our community. During the month of May, and especially over the last week,…

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