BOARD OF HEALTH
IN AND FOR CENTRAL UTAH PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
(JUAB COUNTY , MILLARD COUNTY, PIUTE COUNTY, SANPETE COUNTY,
SEVIER COUNTY, WAYNE COUNTY), STATE OF UTAH
On January 21, 2020 , the Utah Department of Health (“UDOH”) activated its Department Operations Center in response to the evolving COVID-19 global pandemic. The UDOH recognizes COVID-19 as an imminent threat to the health and safety of the residents of the State of Utah (“Utah”). The UDOH, local health departments, and health and medical partners have activated response plans and protocols to minimize the likely community spread of the virus in Utah and its impact on our healthcare resources. These partners have also worked to identify, contact, and test others in Utah potentially exposed to COVID-19 in coordination with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”).
On January 31, 2020 , the United States Department of Health and Human Services
Secretary Alex Azar declared a public health emergency for COVID-19, beginning on January 27, 2020.
The CDC has identified the potential public health threat posed by COVID-19 both globally and in the United States as” high,” and has advised that person-to-person spread of COVID-19 will continue to occur globally , including within the United States…Download the entire Public Health Order below >>