Intermountain has set up visitor restrictions to support infection prevention and to keep our patients, caregivers, and facilities safe during the coronavirus outbreak. Current visitor restrictions are modeled from CDC and Utah Department of Health guidance. Click here for more information.
On Friday, March 6th Governor Herbert declared a State of Emergency for Utah. Read more here. Declaring a State of Emergency does not indicate that our state is in distress. We are in a state of readiness. This is a practice Utah has done in the past (for example in advance of wildfire season every year). Utah is taking this preemptive step now so that we can all prepare for a potential increased demand on our health services and resources. Click here for more information
The Utah Department of Health is actively monitoring an outbreak caused by COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) first identified in Wuhan, China. This outbreak began in early December 2019 and continues to expand in China and other countries. It is now in the United States.