ROY — A day care facility has no greater risk of exposure to COVID-19 if it’s in the same building as a facility where COVID-19 is present, according to state officials.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Supreme Court has rejected a petition that pushed for accelerated inmate releases from the state’s county jails and prisons due to COVID-19 infection risks in the close quarters of incarceration.
SYRACUSE — When Denise Vigil-Thielfoldt learned of a COVID-19 outbreak at the Roy care facility where her cousin lived, she wasn’t sure what to do.
KAYSVILLE — Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt offered up an apology to the Kaysville City Council stemming from the uproar over a proposed COVID-19 protest concert that had been planned for the city.
KAYSVILLE — In response to the backlash to a planned concert that was meant as a protest of sorts to lingering COVID-19 restrictions, organizers will hold it in Tooele County instead.
SALT LAKE CITY — Health investigator Mackenzie Bray smiles and chuckles as she chats by phone with a retired Utah man who just tested positive for the coronavirus.
SALT LAKE CITY — Legislative fiscal analysts are projecting steep state revenue shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but they say Utah is positioned well to meet the decline by tapping reserve funds, juggling cash flows and canceling planned spending increases.
KAYSVILLE — A showdown is looming over a proposed concert in Kaysville that’s meant as a protest of sorts against continued regulations aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, seen as heavy-handed by some critics.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Learning that your child is autistic can be heart-wrenching for some parents, particularly right after the initial diagnosis.
OGDEN — Opening the doors of the five Weber County Library System facilities last week, Lynnda Wangsgard had braced for possible backlash.
OGDEN — It’s not everyday you get attention from “Good Morning America.”
OGDEN — On arriving at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in suburban New York City, hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the health officials Whitney Hilton first met told her that the worst had passed.
KAYSVILLE — The debate over the government response to the COVID-19 pandemic has spilled into the race for the 1st District U.S. House.
OGDEN — A long-term healthcare facility in Weber County has been grappling with an outbreak of COVID-19 among its residents and staff, according to the Weber-Morgan Health Department.
SALT LAKE CITY — Residents of Utah got access to data on the rate of COVID-19 cases in long-term care facilities Thursday afternoon.
OGDEN — The state of Utah is offering help to pay the rent — for businesses and residents alike — that have been affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
OGDEN — The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to daily life for everyone, but perhaps no group has faced more turmoil than those in nursing homes.
While the Utah County Health Department says a section of the Utah Code prohibits them from releasing the names of two businesses that ignored COVID-19 guidelines and instructed sick staff to work, an attorney who has researched open records laws and litigated public records cases in Utah rejects such an interpretation of state law.
Latinos in Weber County, as in the state as a whole, have been hit disproportionately hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
OGDEN — Word has quickly gotten out to the customers who frequent Heidi Harwood’s two bars here — you’ll need a face covering if you want in.
SALT LAKE CITY — Attorneys for crime victims' groups are opposing an emergency petition by civil libertarians that seeks accelerated releases of prison and jail inmates because of the pandemic.
Debt collectors, landlords and others hold overwhelming advantages in legal resources compared to the low-income people they sue in civil court, says a Utah Foundation report illuminating gaps in the justice system.
Nearly half of the employees of a Utah County business tested positive for COVID-19 after the business instructed employees to not follow quarantine guidelines and required staff who had tested positive to report to work, according to a written statement from county executives.
PROMONTORY SUMMIT — COVID-19 concerns have led officials to cancel this year’s May 10 annual commemoration of the joining of the transcontinental railroad.
Editor’s note: The following story was written and reported by The Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with the Standard Examiner, The Salt Lake Tribune and the Daily Herald.
SOUTH OGDEN — The medical cannabis industry didn’t initially spark much interest in Mike Standlee. To the contrary.
NORTH OGDEN — The praise health care workers have been getting of late for their efforts in the fight on coronavirus isn’t the sort of thing they’re used to.
NORTH OGDEN — North Ogden’s premiere summer celebration, Cherry Days, has been canceled, another casualty of COVID-19.
OGDEN — Along with increasing the community’s COVID-19 testing capacity, local advocates say it’s equally important to get the word out about it, especially to underserved populations.
OGDEN — The past month has been tough for Richard Hunter, operator of Salon Rox — closed like many businesses since April 3 due to the local public health order aimed at halting the spread of COVID-19.
OGDEN — Come Friday, some Weber County businesses shuttered due to coronavirus restrictions will reopen and others will be able to ramp up operations.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah will be refunded $800,000 it spent to buy malaria drugs once touted by President Donald Trump for treating the new coronavirus despite warnings from doctors, officials said Wednesday.
OGDEN — Ogden City is working with the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs to identify, and hopefully remediate, complications marginalized residents may be facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Some Internal Revenue Service workers are feeling apprehension as they prepare to return to work after a break prompted by the novel coronavirus, according to the head of the union representing many of them.
OGDEN — As a show of thanks to health care workers on the frontlines in fighting COVID-19, a Weber County group formed to show support for U.S. service members has unfurled a giant flag at McKay-Dee Hospital.
OGDEN — The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has started calling more employees back to work, including those who staff the agency’s Ogden locations, according to labor and IRS correspondence outlining the turn of events.
FARMINGTON — Former Davis County Sheriff Todd Richardson acknowledged under questioning in a court deposition that various inmate screening and medical care policies apparently weren’t followed the night Gregory Hayes died.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Since installing a drive-through coronavirus testing site on the grounds of Ogden Regional Medical Center, the hospital has seen an uptick in traffic.
OGDEN — An Ogden woman arrested on drug charges Tuesday is being investigated in connection with two recent narcotics overdoses, one of them fatal, according to court documents.
NORTH OGDEN — Mike Call, whose North Ogden gym had to shut its doors early this month due to coronavirus restrictions, still recalls the turn of events with a measure of chagrin.
OGDEN — The Weber-Morgan Health Department wants families to know that the department’s Women, Infant and Children Program, called WIC, is there for those who need it.
FARMINGTON — Restaurants, gyms, hair salons and other businesses in Weber and Davis counties that have been forced to scale back operations or close due to coronavirus restrictions may see an easing of the rules come May 2.
OGDEN — Weber County officials are tentatively charting a transition back toward normalcy.
LOGAN — Attorneys for a Logan woman have filed an updated lawsuit alleging police and Cache County jailers failed to take adequate steps to prevent her husband’s suicide.
WILLARD — Acting and directing was his passion, and on Monday, representatives of northern Utah’s theatrical community mourned the loss of Dee Pace, the Willard man who died after contracting the new coronavirus.
OGDEN — The effort to slow the spread COVID-19 has produced many negatives — shuttered businesses, layoffs, missed graduations and canceled sporting events, to name just a few.
WEBER COUNTY — Northern Utahns involved in efforts to make cloth masks en masse are now well-practiced at the task. And they’ve got some tips to make masks quickly and effectively — especially if you’re aiming to make a large number to donate to an organization in need.
OGDEN — Early in the pandemic, an Ogden nonprofit that helps homeless teenagers reluctantly suspended street outreach operations because of coronavirus risks.
BILLINGS — Like medical professionals around the world, Montana neurosurgeon Dusty Richardson encountered a shortage of medical masks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This widespread shortage puts healthcare providers at risk.
LOGAN — Crucial in stopping the spread of coronavirus are the actions of each and every person, says Holly Budge, public information officer for the Bear River Health Department.
The Utah House passed a bill on Friday morning that would give physicians and healthcare workers some immunity from legal liability when prescribing experimental and off-label medications or providing care outside of their expertise during the COVID-19 pandemic.