26 June 2020 – Face coverings required for entry to all state facilities

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Face Coverings
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: UT
Lead People/Agency: Govenor Gary R. Herbert

Overview: Executive Order 2020-34 requires that in all State Facilities a face covering is required to enter. The face covering must cover the nose and mouth. This order is effective beginning June 29th at 8am until July 10th at 11:59pm.
Full details here: https://rules.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/Utah-Executive-Order-No.-34.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic
Evidence/Justification: “The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Utah Department of Health have recommended the use of face masks or other face coverings to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19”