Utah: The Official Stance for Construction
Construction Status: Essential
The stay safe, stay home orders were issued, and were extended to stay in effect until May 1st, 2020. Though planning reopening, the people in Utah are still encouraged to stay at home.
Before these orders, some county-wide orders were also released.
On July 10, 2020, Governor Hebert issued an executive order under which state of emergency is extended to counter civil unrest in the state while to counter and control COVID-19, another executive order has been addressed to have a mandate for masks.
October 2020 Update: Under the CARES act, Utah labor commission has announced a special grant for small businesses with employees less than 50. However, the construction in the state is still under the list of essential activities and is likely to continue with standard safety protocols to prevent spread at the site.
Governing Body: The Office Of Governor Gary Herbert
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FAQs: Utah Construction Updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Salt Lake and Summit counties have announced orders for residential and commercial construction to be necessary while other areas of the state are only asked to follow the safety practices and social distancing guidelines.