CORONAVIRUS

What You Missed Overnight: Free Child Care Program, Health Order Enforcement

Mar 31, 2020, 6:38 AM | Updated: 9:38 am
Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosy Rivera practices social distancing during her interview with KSL TV. ...
Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosy Rivera practices social distancing during her interview with KSL TV. (Photo credit KSL reporter Dan Rascon.)
(Photo credit KSL reporter Dan Rascon.)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Here are some of the important coronavirus stories you may have missed overnight.

Utah is offering free child care to health care and essential workers

A new state program will offer free child care to workers on the frontlines of the fight against the coronavirus and those working to keep us safe, as students continue their schooling from home.

Read more here.

A West Jordan dad is telling people to stay home after his daughter died from COVID-19 complications

West Jordan resident Silvia Melendez, 24, was the youngest person to die from COVID-19 in Utah as of Monday.

Read more here.

Salt Lake County authorities are going to be enforcing the stay-at-home order

Sheriff Rosie Rivera said deputies “are going to ask kindly for people to comply. We are going to give warnings. We are going to disperse groups – anything we can to keep this in a situation where we don’t have to write citations.”

Read more here.

Amazon fired a worker who led a warehouse walkout because he was supposed to be in isolation

Amazon has terminated an employee based in the company’s Staten Island, New York, warehouse after he participated in a worker walkout protesting the company’s response to the novel coronavirus.

Read more here.

New York is begging for medical workers

New York’s governor has put out an urgent plea for medical volunteers as coronavirus deaths in New York City mount and hospitals are overwhelmed.

Read more here.

 

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What You Missed Overnight: Free Child Care Program, Health Order Enforcement