Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Moab, UT

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    Public Health

    SEUALG offers rental assistance for struggling local residents

    The Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments – SEUALG – offers a rental assistance program designed to help low-income people and families...

    USU makes face coverings mandatory for Fall 2020 semester

    According to the policy, a face covering is cloth or disposable mask that covers both the nose and mouth.

    Seeds of dissension? Mysterious seeds from China possibly a scam

    UDAF’s State Seed Lab will continue identifying the seeds to determine whether they are on the federal or state noxious lists

    COVID-19 claims 22 lives in beleaguered San Juan County

    The majority of the local fatalities have been men. In total, 73%, or 16, of the fatalities have been men.

    Stories of Interest

    Huntsman family funds cancer care expansion to SE Utah, including Grand

    The goal is to provide cancer care for patients who live far from the institute in Salt Lake City by partnering with patients and their caregivers.

    State offers free counseling for COVID-related stress

    With more counselors now on board, the services are available to all Utahns who need help coping with any stress related to COVID-19.

    USU Extension 4-H hosts virtual mental health camp for teens

    Utah State University Extension 4-H hosts a virtual summer camp focusing on mental health and well-being for youth. Camp Thrive is designed...

    COVID-19 housing task force collects, disburses over $43K

    “The disbursement committee is grateful to have reduced financial fears for 61 recipients in the Moab area."

    COVID-19 claims two more lives in San Juan County; 142 active cases

    The fatalities are the fourth and fifth at the care center and the 18th and 19th in San Juan County.

    GCSD finalizes back to school plan

    Mask-wearing would be handled as a discipline issue, according to district Superintendent Taryn Kay.

    Survey: Local parents want daily in-person teaching

    “I really don’t think that 40% of all people are not going to send their kid to school.”

    COVID-19 ravages Blanding care center; 3 die

    A secure wing of the facility has been designated to care for and treat residents who have tested positive.

    GCHS sports to begin on schedule

    Oglesby said the board of the association will meet again in late July to “continue dialogue regarding statewide health recommendations and best practices.”
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    Total confirmed cases
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    Eligible SNAP recipients to receive extension of maximum benefits

    “Throughout this pandemic, there are many Utah families continuing to feel additional financial burdens from loss of employment or reduced hours,”

    With governor’s blessing, Grand County will require masks

    The Grand County Council voted 5-2 to request Utah Governor Gary Herbert allow Grand County to require...

    Against local officials’ request, gov. allows Moab lodgings to fully reopen

    Grand County asked to keep hotel capacities limited. The state overruled local elected and health officials, instead further lifting restrictions on the county.