Saturday, May 30, 2020


Moab, UT

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    southeast utah health department

    State to dictate future health orders

    A newly formed statewide commission will have the final word in conjunction with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on the health restrictions imposed on Grand County, according to local health officials.

    As promised, health dept. extends health order

    An order by the Southeast Utah Health Department to close hotels and campgrounds to visitors has been extended through May 4. Some other businesses will be allowed to reopen, conditional on them developing a COVID-19 mitigation plan.

    Carbon, Emery get first positive cases

    The Little Grand Canyon along the San Rafael River in Emery County. Emery and Carbon reported their first cases of COVID-19 this week.

    Letter: Giving thanks to COVID-19 response leaders

    Editor, I am writing as a retired hospital administrator, former public health student, and 20-year Moab resident. I would...

    Video: Southeastern Utah officials provide COVID-19 updates

    Officials with Grand County, the City of Moab, the Grand County School District, the Southeast Utah Health Department, and Moab Regional Hospital spoke on March 13 about their COVID-19 response.

    Take precautions against coronavirus

    he 2019 novel coronavirus is a virus that originated in Wuhan, China. As of Feb. 26, the Southeast Utah Health Department is not investigating anyone for the virus...

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.