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Leading Utah’s Fight Against Coronavirus

The advent and progression of the Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic requires a proper and measured response from every company and every employee. The impact of the spread of this virus is being reflected in the stock market, reductions in travel, supply chain management, sporting events, education and mass gatherings of every kind. While the effects of COVID-19 are most detrimental to the elderly, the extreme young, the immune-suppressed and patients with significant underlying co-morbidity, the overall mortality rate associated with COVID-19 remains extremely low. Nevertheless, the spread of COVID-19 will have widespread effects on societal interactions and the ability to conduct business. Impacts on families will also be felt in the workplace.

Social distancing, contact tracing, and self-quarantine are proven methods and have been advocated as COVID-19 is transmitted by respiratory secretions and contact. Implementing social distancing in the workplace is challenging. BioUtah believes it is incumbent on every company and individual to do their part in fighting the spread of COVID-19. To that end, we provide the following observations and recommendations to our member companies.

With an abundance of news and resources to report on the coronavirus, BioUtah has endeavored to highlight those developments of particular interest to our life sciences community. BioUtah is here to help connect you to the resources and guidance you need as we work together to respond to COVID-19, and keep our employees and communities safe. For questions or input please contact Kelvyn Cullimore at Kelvyn@Bioutah.org.

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March 27, 2020
House Sends $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill to President’s Desk

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 758, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act – or CARES Act – sending the legislation to the President’s desk for signature. The House action follows unanimous Senate passage of the legislation on March 25. President Trump has said he would sign the bill immediately. The […]

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March 25, 2020
BioUtah’s Summary of Governor’s Economic Response Plan

On Tuesday afternoon, March 24, 2020, Governor Herbert unveiled an economic response plan to the coronavirus CoronaVirus for Utah. It is intended to provide some guidance during these times of uncertainty. Recognizing that nobody has a crystal ball, this plan is dynamic in nature and could change. The plan has three phases. Dates shown assume […]

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March 25, 2020
Businesses Urged to Donate Personal Protective Equipment

March 24, 2020 – “Three physician legislators are calling for businesses that use personal protective equipment to donate N95 masks to help address a nationwide shortage of the supplies that protect healthcare workers. Rep. Suzanne Harrison (D-Draper), Rep. Ray Ward (R-Bountiful) and Rep. Stewart Barlow (R-Fruit Heights), all of whom are practicing physicians are coordinating […]

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