29 April 2020 – Public Health Risk level lowered from red to orange

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

Overview: Executive Order 2020-19 lowers the level of risk perception Utah faces in light of COVID-19, changing the State COVID-19 Public Health Risk status fom high risk (red) to moderate risk (orange). Businesses are responsible for acting correctly under the new color of perceived threat of the Phased Guidelines.
Full details here: https://rules.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/Utah-Executive-Order-No.-19.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