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What You Missed Overnight: Outdoor Social Distancing in SLC, COVID-19 Scams, And More

Apr 14, 2020, 6:41 AM
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Here are some of the important coronavirus stories you might have missed overnight.

Salt Lake City wants to open some roads to pedestrians and bicyclists only

With many people heading outdoors for a respite from COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders, city leaders were looking Monday at a new way to help residents maintain social distance while on excursions outside. Read more here.

Loans are available for nonprofits and charities in Utah during the economic downturn

More than 500 small, local businesses have received over $6 million in loans from the state, and officials announced non-profits would now be eligible for those loans as well. Read more here.

There’s been a spike in scams related to COVID-19

While the world works to flatten the curve of positive COVID-19 cases, the U.S. Treasury Department has issued a warning about a different curve they see spiking – coronavirus-related scams. Read more here.

The Utah Legislature will be meeting in a special session – virtually

State leaders have called a special session of the Utah State Legislature to address pressing issues regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.

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What You Missed Overnight: Outdoor Social Distancing in SLC, COVID-19 Scams, And More