• Salt Lake County Public Health Order: Face Covering Requirements

    Salt Lake County Public Health Order: Face Covering Requirements

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    Public Health Order: Face Covering Requirements

    June 26, 2020
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    A Message from Mayor Jenny Wilson

    We heard back from the State — our request to make face coverings a requirement across Salt Lake County has been granted and will go into effect tonight at midnight.

    Wearing a face covering correctly is one of the easiest things we can do to help our local businesses, and or community as whole, successfully weather this challenging time.




    Jenny Wilson
    Salt Lake County Mayor
     

     

    ENGLISH 

    In Salt Lake County, face coverings will be required:

    🔸At public gatherings, indoor or outside, where social distancing is not possible.
    🔸While waiting outside or inside retail and other public locations, including bars and restaurants, until seated.
     
    Face coverings will not be required:
    🔸Outdoors when social distancing is easily maintained.
    🔸On a person with a health condition that would be made worse by wearing a face covering.
    🔸On children under 2 years old.
    🔸When wearing a face covering would prevent someone from doing the essential functions of their job or work.
    🔸When wearing a face covering is not reasonable, such as while swimming or engaging in strenuous physical activity.
     
    The goal of the requirement is not enforcement or to penalize anyone; the goal is to send a strong, clear message about the gravity of our current COVID circumstances and the importance of face coverings in effectively addressing this concerning data.
     
    Find the full order and Frequently Asked Questions in English here.
     

    SPANISH
     
    Find the full order and Frequently Asked Questions in Spanish here.
     

    CHINESE
     
    自2020年6月26日(星期五)午夜起,面罩将成为整个盐湖县的一项要求。
    面罩将成为一项要求。
     
    在这个充满挑战的时期,正确佩戴面部遮罩是我们可以帮助当地企业和社区的最简单的事情之一。
     
    在盐湖县,将需要使用面罩:
    🔸在无法与社交隔离的室内或室外的公共聚会上。
    🔸正在零售和其他公共场所(包括酒吧和餐馆)内外等候时, ç›´åˆ°å°±åº§ã€‚
     
    不需要面罩:
    🔸在户外时,很容易保持社交距离。
    🔸对于健康状况不佳的人,如果戴好面罩会使情况更糟。
    🔸就2岁以下的儿童。
    🔸戴面罩会阻止某人执行其工作或工作的基本功能。
    🔸当戴面罩不合理时,例如在游泳或进行剧烈运动时。
     
    需求目标不是执行或惩罚任何人; ç›®æ ‡æ˜¯å°±æˆ‘们当前的冠状病毒病(COVID)情况的严重性发出强烈,清晰的信息, å…³é¢ç½©çš„重要性有效地解决有关数据的问题。

     
    This information will be translated in Vietnamese, Arabic, Tongan, Samoan, Somali, and Swahili in the coming days.
     


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    Medical Benefits: YOU MAY QUALIFY FOR MEDICAID & CHIP 

    Medicaid is a medical program for people who have low-income and limited resources. There are programs for families, pregnant women, people age 65 and older, people who are disabled or blind, and individuals with breast or cervical cancer. 

    Below you can find more detailed information and resources available:
     https://medicaid.utah.gov/medicaid-members/

    How to Apply for Medical Benefits through the Utah Department of Workforce Services
    • Apply Online
      Note: If you apply online, you do not need to complete a paper application.
    • By Mail
      1. Download a Medical Application.
      2. Mail completed application to: 
        Department of Workforce Services
        PO Box 143245
        Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3245
    • By Fax
      1. Download a Medical Application.
      2. Fax completed application to: 
        Department of Workforce Services
        Fax: 801-526-9505
        Toll-free Fax: 1-888-522-9505
    • In Person
      1. Download a Medical Application.
      2. You may apply at any Department of Workforce Services (DWS) office. Please click here and type in your zip code to find an office near you.

    For answers to your questions on how to apply, please call the Department of Workforce Services (DWS):  Salt Lake County (801) 526-0950 or Toll-free 1-866-435-7414.

    Where do I find the online application? Visit the Utah Department of Workforce Service (DWS):

    https://jobs.utah.gov/mycase/

    Need help applyingcall 211 and they can guide you to find an assister agency that can help you apply.

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