FARMINGTON — A Davis County Sheriff’s Office corrections employee tested positive for COVID-19 and was sent home to quarantine, the agency said.
Across the country, hospitals and health care organizations have seen shortages of ventilators, face masks and other personal protective equipment, also called PPE, as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic strains medical resources.
An argument about the coronavirus ended with a North Ogden woman suffering a gash on the head and her husband going to jail on suspicion of felony aggravated assault.
OGDEN — A Weber County resident died of COVID-19 Sunday, the Weber-Morgan Health Department announced Tuesday afternoon. This is the first COVID-19 death in Weber County and the fifth in Utah.
DAVIS COUNTY — Davis County now has 80 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four cases that are suspected, for a total of 84 cases.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah medical association has rescinded a recommendation it made last week on behalf of state health officials for doctors to treat coronavirus patients using malaria drugs that medical professionals across the country have cautioned against using until more testing is done.
DAVIS COUNTY — To take out or not to take out? That is the question.
Northern Utah jail populations are falling and police are delivering fewer detainees for jailing, except violent offenders, as law enforcement responds to the coronavirus pandemic.
Although they’ve used different methods, Northern Utah school districts and their associated education foundations are making additional efforts to support families in need during spring break, a time when schools haven’t traditionally provided services.
OGDEN — William C. Coleman made bomber jackets for U.S. forces in World War II. Now the little company he later started in Ogden has become an important cog in today’s fight against the coronavirus.
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert on Friday asked Utahns to stay home as much as possible, starting immediately. The voluntary, but highly encouraged directive will be in place through April 13.
OGDEN — When it comes to the items that are permissible to flush down a toilet, Giles Demke, president of The Water Environment Association of Utah, doesn’t mince words.
OGDEN — Han Johnson, a sophomore from Ogden who was living in campus housing at Weber State University, learned from an email sent Monday that she would need to find new housing — if possible — within the next two days.
NORTH OGDEN — Attending public meetings will become a much more solitary undertaking in some locales.
Universities have long been offering “alternative spring break” trips to college students — often service projects, like helping build gardens in Guatemala or rebuilding homes in New Orleans, as Weber State students did in 2018.
NORTH OGDEN — Those exhibiting coronavirus symptoms can get testing at a handful of locations in northern Utah — at clinics in North Ogden, Layton, Tremonton and Hyde Park, as well as McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden.
SALT LAKE CITY — Investigators are probing reports of price gouging in sales of toilet paper, water, fruit and vegetables, the Utah Division of Consumer Protection said Monday.
OGDEN — Like society generally, the Weber State community has undergone a significant transition in the last two weeks, as courses have transitioned online for the remainder of the semester.
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The number of coronavirus cases in Utah continues its steady trajectory upward, as in the rest of the country.
OGDEN — As the COVID-19 pandemic grips the world, some silver linings are already starting to appear.
OGDEN — One of Ogden's largest employers shut down a portion of its operation last week after a pair of workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
WEBER COUNTY — Schools might be going through a soft closure, but they’re still open for lunch — drive-thru or walk-up lunch, that is.
FARMINGTON — Plans are taking shape for a new medical observation wing at the Davis County Jail, estimated to cost $9 million and targeted to open in 2021.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — One confirmed case of COVID-19 has been identified at Hill Air Force Base.
OGDEN — With last Wednesday’s earthquake in Utah and lingering coronavirus concerns, workers at the many Ogden-area U.S. Internal Revenue Service offices are feeling the jitters.
SALT LAKE CITY — Turning to the web with questions about about COVID-19 — the disease caused by the new coronavirus — can be overwhelming. Information is vast and changing on a daily, even hourly, basis.
United States Rep. Ben McAdams, R-Utah, said he tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday after developing “mild cold-like symptoms” over the weekend.
FARMINGTON — Ten coronavirus victims have been identified thus far in Weber, Davis and Morgan counties, although none are in critical condition, health officials say.
Restaurants across Utah have been ordered to suspend dine-in service to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, according to a press release shared by Gov. Gary Herbert’s office Tuesday evening — but even before this decision, restaurants in the Weber-Morgan …
OGDEN — Weber County‘s public libraries have closed and the Weber Center, the seat of county government, has shut its doors to walk-in visitors as county leaders take steps to address the coronavirus threat.
State authorities are alerting Utah consumers to watch out for scams and price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic.
OGDEN — Coronavirus worries are disrupting some operations in Utah’s court system, the postponement of a Hooper man’s murder trial among those effects.
Childcare centers are feeling new pressures due to recent school closures, from increased demand for their services to difficulty procuring necessary supplies.
OGDEN — With kids no longer able to go to school at least for the next two weeks, some employers are suddenly contending with workers potentially facing double duty — caring for their children and keeping up with their workplace responsibilities.
SALT LAKE CITY — Nine more residents of Salt Lake County have contracted the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in Utah’s most populated county to 14, health officials said Saturday.
LAYTON — Davis Hospital and Medical Center has established drive-through testing service for coronavirus, but only for those with a referral from a doctor.
Weber County library officials suggest older library users consider materials that are digital and downloadable.
OGDEN — Ogden City has temporarily suspended all recreation programs to help slow down the spread of COVID-19.
OGDEN — A nursing shortage at the Weber County Jail has led officials to seek temporary relief staff from Davis County’s lockup.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Department of Defense issued new travel restrictions Wednesday in response to COVID-19, a measure that will impact Hill Air Force Base.
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday that the state recommends that all mass gatherings be limited to groups of 100 or fewer healthy people.
As Utah lawmakers fine-tune the laws governing use of medical cannabis in the state, the sole company with a permit to grow in Weber County is itself preparing for the industry’s rollout.
OGDEN — Ogden City officials say they’re prepared to take some extraordinary measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19, which could include cancelling or postponing popular community events like the Ogden Marathon and Twilight concert series.
SUMMIT COUNTY — A Summit County resident who recently traveled to Austria has Utah’s third known case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
SALT LAKE CITY — In light of the potential spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will not allow members of the public to attend the upcoming general conference in April.
SOUTH OGDEN — The early launch date for pharmacies offering cannabis products — March 1 — has come and gone with just one outlet operating, Dragonfly Wellness in Salt Lake City.
OGDEN — Northern Utah is home to to Utah’s first two cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, bringing the issue much closer to home for residents.
The Utah Department of Health and Weber-Morgan Health Department on Tuesday announced the state’s second case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
Local health departments are intensifying their community monitoring after a Davis County resident was confirmed as Utah’s first known case of COVID-19 on Friday.
SALT LAKE CITY — The water coming out of your tap has been treated so it’s free of the novel coronavirus, state officials say.