Virus won’t deter Social Security payments

Andrew Saul, commissioner of Social Security, reminds the public that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefit payments will continue to be paid on time during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency also reminds everyone to be aware of scammers who try to take advantage of the pandemic to trick people into providing personal information or payment via retail gift cards, wire transfers, internet currency, or by mailing cash, to maintain Social Security benefit payments or receive economic impact payments from the Department of the Treasury.

State plan targets mid-May, early June for lifting ‘urgent’ restrictions

A plan released by Utah’s Economic Response Task Force Tuesday, March 25 outlines a path to recovery from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that would maintain Utah in its current “urgent phase” of response — a period of “significant travel restrictions,” limitations on gatherings larger than 10 people, “significant K-12 school disruptions,” and other “urgent public health practices” — until between mid-May and early June.