Collaboration to prepare for and respond to COVID-19
Vernal, UT March 10, 2020 -Yes, Coronavirus has hit Utah. So now what? Here is what you should know and do as we, as a community, respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) together.
What you should know:
The three confirmed cases in Utah are not linked and the infected individuals contracted COVID-19 outside of the state.
There is no evidence of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 within the state at this time.
We have no cases or suspect cases within the tri-county area.
We anticipate and are actively planning for transmission of COVID-19 within the state and the TriCounty area.
If you or a family member are sick, CALL your healthcare provider or 1-800-456-7707 before going into any clinic, urgent care, or hospital for treatment.
Older adults, 60 and up and those with pre-existing health conditions (heart disease, diabetes, lung disease, etc.) are at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19 according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
What you should do:
If you are well,
Wash your hands regularly with water and soap for at least 20 seconds.