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COVID-19 FAQ

Dr. Angela C. Dunn, Executive Director of the Salt Lake County Health Department, recently updated the county's COVID-19 prevention recommendations. The link in the previous sentence will take you to a full media release regarding the new recommendations. Below is a short summary. 

Following the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announcement that Salt Lake County is now in the “medium” level for COVID transmission, Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) Executive Director Dr. Dunn updated her recommendations to help prevent COVID transmission and decrease the likelihood of serious illness.

Her primary guidance includes:

  • Being up to date on recommended COVID vaccinations, including boosters when eligible
  • Isolating at home and getting tested for COVID if you have symptoms
  • Wearing a high-filtration mask when indoors in public—if certain personal circumstances apply
  • Seeking early treatment if you test positive and are at high risk for serious illness
  • Maintaining an overall healthy lifestyle, including good nutrition and regular physical activity