UNCATEGORIZED

St. George Cancels Events Due to Surge in COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Nov 3, 2020, 9:29 PM | Updated: Nov 4, 2020, 3:01 pm
FILE: Intermountain's Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah. (KSL-TV)...
FILE: Intermountain's Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah. (KSL-TV)
(KSL-TV)

ST. GEORGE, Utah – Citing a surge in local hospitalizations, the City of St. George canceled several events and sports tournaments Tuesday night.

The city released a brief statement that said, “After consulting with healthcare providers, the city is temporarily restricting events that bring large numbers of people to our community.”

A city spokesman clarified the standards for canceling events Wednesday afternoon.

The spokesman said events that meat one of two thresholds will be canceled:

  • Anticipated participation of 500 or more  people
  • If a significant number of people expected to attend the event are from outside of the St. George area.
As a result, the Skillz and Thrillz event scheduled for November 14 will go forward as planned because fewer than 500 people from the local area will attend. A previous release from the city indicated it was canceled.
The following events are still canceled.
  • Snow Canyon Half Marathon (Nov. 7)
  • Seegmiller Farm Harvest Days & Turkey Trot (Nov. 21)
  • Kick-Off to Christmas & Santa Dash (Nov. 30)

 

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Uncategorized

Signs for Taco Bell, Grinder, McDonalds, Panda Express fast-food restaurant line the streets in the...
Nathaniel Meyersohn

Food franchises are spending millions to oppose raises for their workers

California voters will decide next year on a referendum that could overturn a landmark new state law setting worker conditions and minimum wages up to $22 an hour for fast-food employees in the nation's largest state.
2 days ago
crime scene with numbered markings...
Brooke Williams

SLC Police: four teens in custody after drive-by shooting late Saturday

Three teenagers were arrested after police say they witnessed them in a drive-by shooting late Saturday in Salt Lake City.
5 days ago
Luanne Monson

Car Sale Fail TONIGHT 10PM

14 days ago
Luanne Monson

Car Sale Fail TUESDAY 10PM

14 days ago

Sponsored Articles

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.
Diverse Group of Energetic Professionals Team Meeting in Modern Office: Brainstorming IT Programmer...
Les Olson

Don’t Let a Ransomware Attack Get You Down | Protect Your Workplace Today with Cyber Insurance

Business owners and operators should be on guard to protect their workplace. Cyber insurance can protect you from online attacks.
St. George Cancels Events Due to Surge in COVID-19 Hospitalizations