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Governor Issues Executive Order Adopting Updated Phased Guidelines

SALT LAKE CITY (July 27, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued an Executive Order adopting version 4.9 of the Phased Guidelines. The updates provide guidance for restaurants operating 24 hours per day and restaurants with buffet service. The order is effective immediately and will remain in effect until August 7.  View the full […]

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Governor Issues Executive Order Adopting Updated Phased Guidelines and the State Health Department Issues Public Health Order Mandating Masks in all K-12 Schools

SALT LAKE CITY (July 17, 2020) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued an Executive Order adopting version 4.8 of the Phased Guidelines. The updated guidelines allow, but do not require, schools in the Orange (Medium Risk) Phase to open and provide some level of in-person instruction. The order is effective immediately and will remain […]

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Governor Extends Executive Orders for Utah’s Health Risk Status and for the Mandate of Masks in State Facilities

SALT LAKE CITY (July 10, 2020) – Gov. Herbert announced today that he is extending the Executive Order pertaining to the mandate of face coverings to be worn in all state facilities. He also extended Utah’s Health Risk Status, leaving Salt Lake City in Moderate Risk, or Orange, ten counties in the Normal Risk, or […]

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Governor Updates Executive Order Declaring a State of Emergency due to Civil Unrest

SALT LAKE CITY (July 10, 2020) – Yesterday, Gov. Hebert issued an executive order declaring a state emergency and closing the Utah State Capitol complex due to civil unrest caused by protests in Salt Lake City. This was in response to the decision of the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office that the police-involved shooting […]

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EXECUTIVE ORDER Prohibiting Unlawful Workplace Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation and Ordering a Mandatory Supervisor Training Program

WHEREAS, the State of Utah does not tolerate unlawful workplace harassment, discrimination, or retaliation and is committed to providing an inclusive, respectful, and civil work environment for state employees and all citizens who interact with state government; WHEREAS, a respectful workplace reduces stress, interpersonal conflict, and absenteeism and increases job satisfaction, productivity, knowledge sharing, understanding, […]

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Strengthening ties with Utah’s Native American Tribes

Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued an executive order to strengthen communication between state agencies and Utah’s eight sovereign tribes this morning at the 9th Annual Native American Summit, held at Utah Valley University. “Consultation, communication, and cooperation between state agencies and Utah’s tribal nations are already taking place and yielding positive results,” said Gov. Herbert. […]

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