CORONAVIRUS UTAH

Logan Replaces Expired Mask Mandate With ‘Less Than 10’ Education Campaign

Sep 15, 2020, 8:04 PM | Updated: 8:13 pm

LOGAN, Utah – With COVID-19 case counts above 500 in Utah for the past five days, Logan has put a new education campaign in place to pick up where an expired mask mandate left off.

City leaders said they’ll need the help from everyone to make the “Less Than 10” campaign work in the Cache County area.

One person who agreed with the campaign was Barney Northrop, executive chef at Crumb Brothers Artisan Bread.

“We’ve been wearing masks since March 18,” he said.

Barney Northrop, executive chef at Crumb Brothers Artisan Bread. (KSL-TV)

The owners are in the medical field, and that’s why they take the coronavirus seriously.

Northrup said the campaign asks people to wear masks, social distance and take other precautions is not much to ask.

“Anything we can do to slow the spread of this thing would be great, you know? I don’t think that letting a mask mandate expire is a good idea,” he said.

Crumb Brothers Artisan Bakery in Logan. (KSL-TV)

As the campaign gets underway, the city has already started taking feedback on three potential logos for the “Less Than 10” campaign.

“We’re doing social media, we’re doing print, we’re going into the businesses and working with the businesses, and seeing how we can help them and get print media into there,” said city councilor Jess Bradfield.

He said one of those logos will start showing up in the coming weeks.

Jess Bradfield Logan City Councilmember. (KSL-TV)

The goal was to have less than 10 daily confirmed cases of coronavirus in the city.

“We came up with the number of 10,” Bradfield said. “Ten will make sure that we don’t overwhelm our local hospitals.”

Bradfield said the idea behind the new is to give people the information and trust them to do the right thing.

“This is a campaign about unity, bringing people together with a common goal,” he said.

The campaign will also make protective gear available for business owners who could use the help.

Northrop said he had COVID-19 himself and he doesn’t want to see it spread.

“Just do what you can because it’s better than doing nothing at all,” he said.

The “Less Than 10” campaign is being paid for with federal CARES funds and some help from Cache County.

Bradfield added if the county can maintain that 10 or less goal for two weeks, there are plans for a drive-in movie at the fairgrounds as a reward for the community.

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Coronavirus Utah

FILE PHOTO (Photo by Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images)...
Josh Ellis

Utah doctor, others charged with running COVID vaccine scheme, issuing fake records and giving fake shots

A Utah plastic surgeon, his medical corporation and three others have been charged after prosecutors say they issued fake COVID-19 vaccination record cards and injected minors with saline shots.
15 days ago
FILE: People line up in their cars as members of the Utah National Guard give COVID-19 swab tests a...
Eliza Pace

Gov. Cox, along with 24 other governors, call on President Biden to end Federal Public Health Emergency

Gov. Spencer Cox signed a letter with 24 other governors calling on President Joe Biden to end the federal public health emergency over the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 months ago
flu shot tripledemic...
Matt Rascon

KSL+: The rise of respiratory viruses and COVID’s impact

It’s not even winter yet, and the CDC is warning that the country is experiencing a resurgence of respiratory viruses, which are taking a toll on hospitals and children.
2 months ago
FILE: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 (left) and Moderna COVID-19 (right) vaccines are seen at a vaccinati...
Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer

US clears updated COVID boosters for kids as young as 5

The U.S. on Wednesday authorized updated COVID-19 boosters for children as young as 5, seeking to expand protection ahead of an expected winter wave.
4 months ago
...
Alex Cabrero and Mike Anderson, KSL TV

Sandy woman shares frustration of ongoing battle with COVID-19

As life starts to return to normal from the pandemic, for millions of Americans, it still causes a daily struggle. That's the case for one Sandy woman, who shared her story Tuesday.
4 months ago
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - SEPTEMBER 09: A pharmacist prepares to administer  COVID-19 vaccine booster sho...
Jed Boal

University Health recommends getting omicron booster and flu shot now

The CDC approved the COVID-19 bivalent boosters that target the most recent omicron variants on September 1. Since then, tens of thousands of Utahns have rolled up their sleeves.
4 months ago

Sponsored Articles

vintage photo of lighting showroom featuring chandeliers, lamps, wall lights and mirrors...
Lighting Design

History of Lighting Design | Over 25 Years of Providing Utah With the Latest Trends and Styles

Read about the history of Lighting Design, a family-owned and operated business that paved the way for the lighting industry in Utah.
Fiber Optical cables connected to an optic ports and Network cables connected to ethernet ports...
Brian Huston, CE and Anthony Perkins, BICSI

Why Every Business Needs a Structured Cabling System

A structured cabling system benefits businesses by giving you faster processing speeds and making your network more efficient and reliable.
notebook with password notes highlighted...
PC Laptops

How to Create Strong Passwords You Can Actually Remember

Learn how you can create strong passwords that are actually easy to remember! In a short time you can create new ones in seconds.
house with for rent sign posted...
Chase Harrington, president and COO of Entrata

Top 5 Reasons You May Want to Consider Apartment Life Over Owning a Home

There are many benefits of renting that can be overshadowed by the allure of buying a home. Here are five reasons why renting might be right for you.
Festive kitchen in Christmas decorations. Christmas dining room....
Lighting Design

6 Holiday Decor Trends to Try in 2022

We've rounded out the top 6 holiday decor trends for 2022 so you can be ahead of the game before you start shopping. 
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to Choose What MBA Program is Right for You: Take this Quiz Before You Apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
Logan Replaces Expired Mask Mandate With ‘Less Than 10’ Education Campaign