Coronavirus Mailbag: How long should we expect to be social distancing?
In this week’s mailbag, we answer why social distancing helps in fighting COVID-19 spread, how long it will continue, and other questions you’ve sent us.
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Jocelyn Noveck, Larry Neumeister and Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press | Updated Mar 30th - 10:42pm
New York’s governor urgently appealed for medical volunteers Monday amid a “staggering” number of coronavirus deaths, as he and health officials warned that the crisis unfolding in New York City is just a preview of what other U.S. communities could soon face.
Merritt Jones, KSL.com | Posted Mar 30th - 10:26pm
Construction on I-15 bridges near Tremonton may cause delays to regular traffic in northern Utah.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Mar 30th - 9:54pm
Some college athletes who had their seasons cut short by the coronavirus pandemic officially got some good news Monday afternoon.
Katie McKellar, KSL | Posted Mar 30th - 8:29pm
Officials say they believe Utah will have enough ventilators to handle the COVID-19 crisis at its peak, but as of Monday, it's not clear how many are available.
Lisa Riley Roche, KSL | Posted Mar 30th - 7:57pm
Rep. Ben McAdams said Monday said he’s still feeling “pretty weak” after a battle with the new coronavirus that kept him hospitalized for more than a week.
Nicole Carpenter, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Mar 30th - 7:34pm
Trying to work from home and simultaneously educate our kids is nothing short of complicated. Here are some success tips to get you through the next five weeks.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Mar 30th - 6:59pm
Some Intermountain Healthcare doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners will face reduced pay starting in June, officials confirmed on Monday.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Mar 30th - 6:22pm
Criminal charges were filed Monday against a Salt Lake man who prosecutors say told a lesbian woman he would “fix the gay” before raping her.
Jasen Lee, KSL | Posted Mar 30th - 5:51pm
The coronavirus is putting pressure on employees as well as employers who must manage operations in the wake of legally mandated leave.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Mar 30th - 5:02pm
One man was killed and two others were seriously injured in a head-on collision after smoke reduced visibility on the road on state Route 100 west of Fillmore.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Mar 30th - 4:43pm
A North Carolina man faces numerous charges after police say he led them on a high speed chase before he was arrested and found to be in possession of a skimming device.
Marjorie Cortez, KSL | Posted Mar 30th - 4:05pm
With Utah colleges and universities already using distance learning for the remainder of the spring term, the University of Utah and Weber State University are planning summer term, when both will continue to offer classes digitally only.
Katie Workman, KSL.com | Posted Mar 30th - 3:03pm
Finding love during lockdown can be difficult, but this New York couple is making it work in the most inventive and adorable way possible.
Sheri Dew | Posted Mar 30th - 2:48pm
COVID-19 became very personal Sunday when it took the life of Robert H. Garff. He was a true friend, the finest kind of mentor. In 2002 when I was asked to assume the reins of Deseret Book Company as its president and chief executive officer, Bob Garff was chairman of Deseret Book’s board of directors.
Stan Choe and Alex Veiga, Associated Press | Updated Mar 30th - 2:44pm
U.S. stocks climbed Monday, led by big gains for health care companies announcing developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Updated Mar 30th - 2:41pm
Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 787 in Utah residents and 19 in visitors, the Utah Department of Health confirmed Monday.
Meg Kinnard and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press | Posted Mar 30th - 2:31pm
As schools shut down while coronavirus spreads, the digital divide widens between students with the tools to work remotely and those without.
Leanne Italie, Associated Press | Updated Mar 30th - 2:10pm
Sister love playing out in a living-room hair trim. A botched home dye job with a silver lining. Stylists shipping out kits of personalized color with promises to talk their regulars through the process via FaceTime.
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