COVID-19 Information and Updates

COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESOURCES

COVID Vaccination Information
Vaccinations are currently available for all Utahns age 16 years and older at Southeast Utah Health Department, Moab Regional Hospital, and City Market. 

Southeast Utah Health Department

Moab Regional Hospital
Call 435-719-3998 to schedule

City Market

Covid Vaccination FAQ
Utah Department of Health Fact Sheet

Business resources

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SAFETY INFORMATION 
FOR BUSINESSES

Protocols for Businesses
The recent Southeast Utah Health Department Order includes the following general protocols. Businesses are encouraged to consult CDC and OSHA guidelines for more comprehensive information about operating safely.

  • Implement social distancing (six feet) measures in communal areas of the establishment.
  • Staff who have to take cash or credit cards are encouraged to use cleansing measures, including best practices issued by the CDC, between transactions. Cash transactions are discouraged, but not prohibited.
  •  Management must ensure, on a daily basis, that no employee who presents symptoms of illness will be permitted to work.
  • Members, guests, patrons, or customers who present symptoms of illness shall be excluded from the establishment.
  • Management shall post signage approved by the CDC which advises patrons of COVID-19 protocols.

EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

The Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS) offices are closed to the public but workers are conducting business and providing help during regular business hours. The agency strongly encourages people to use its telephone and online tools as much as possible, including live online chat during business hours.

DWS provides information and assistance for a variety of needs including:

  • Unemployment
  • Food Assistance
  • Child Care
  • Energy Assistance
  • Medical Assistance
  • Rent and Eviction Information

For complete information and instructions visit the 
DWS Websitehttps://stayopenutah.com/

MOAB LOCAL UPDATES

A list of businesses and grocery stores that are open, and restaurants that are providing takeout or delivery service.
Information compiled by the Moab Area Travel Council. 
Moab Local Updates

City of Moab Update
March 2, 2021

City Treasurer’s Office open for walk-in service, other departments available by appointment

Moab City Hall is now open for walk-in service at the Treasurer’s Office and all other departments continue to be available to the public by appointment. All City departments and facilities are following COVID-19 precautions and everyone is required to wear a mask to enter the building. People entering City Hall for a scheduled appointment must check in at the Treasurer’s Office inside the main building entrance.

To make an appointment or for information about a specific facility contact the department:

  • Administration
    435-259-5121 
  • Business Licensing 435-259-5123
  • Utilities (Water, Sewer, Trash)
    435-259-5123
  • Communications
    435-260-7027
  • Code Compliance
    435-259-5129 opt. 4
  • Police
    435-259-4321 (Dispatch)
  • Animal Shelter
    435-259-0199
  • Planning
     435-259-5129
  • Recorder
    435-259-2683
  • Engineering
    435-259-4941
  • Treasurer
    435-259-5123
  • Finance
    435-259-5121 ext. 830
  • Building Inspection
    435-259-5129 opt. 1
  • Public Works
    435-259-7485
  • MRAC
    435-259-8226
  • Recreation
    435-259-2255
  • MARC
    435-259-6272
  • Film Commission 435-259-434

The City of Moab Recreation Department’s spring youth volleyball and soccer programs are in full swing, and registration for this year’s youth baseball program will open in the next few weeks. The Center Street Gym is available for use by reservation only at this time. 

The Moab Arts and Recreation Center is closed to the public. MARC tenants have access and are required to wear masks while in the building.

The Moab Recreation and Aquatic Center (MRAC) remains open and City staff must wear masks at all times. Customers must wear masks at all times except when in the pool or the fitness center. Lifeguards are required to wear masks except when on the pool deck and on duty. Social distancing is required. 

Watch for updates on the City of Moab website, Facebook page, and other social media.

Please note:
Moab City Council meetings will continue to be conducted electronically at this time. "Citizens To Be Heard comments may be submitted by email -- the link will be available in each meeting agenda through our Agenda Center. These meetings can be viewed on the City’s YouTube channel.

State of Utah COVID Transmission Index 

Complete details about the transmission index, COVID-19 testing, vaccine timelines for the state and Utah Department of Health safety guidelines are available HERE

Grand County is in the "Moderate" Transmission Level

A MANDATORY FACE-COVERING ORDER  
remains in place throughout Grand County until June 15, 2021

Read the March 2, 2021
County Health Order



Local Mask Violation Enforcement Efforts and Civil Penalties for Violations
Read the Grand County news release.

COVID-19 Mask Mandate & Business Compliance
More information on filing a non-compliance complaint.

Wearing a face covering correctly is one of the easiest things everyone can do to help Moab community members, local businesses, and visitors during this challenging time. 

Please wear a mask -- if not for yourself, then for the health and safety of others.

Utah Labor Commission Issues Emergency Face Mask Rule and Link to File Non-Compliance Complaints

The Utah Labor Commission (via the Division of Occupational Safety and Health Standards), issued an emergency rule on Nov. 9, 2020, that will last for at least the next 120 days.

View The UOSH Rule

The Labor Commission will also accept and investigate reports of non-compliance, which can be filed through their website.

File A Complaint

For more information: 
Southeast Utah Health Department website or Utah's COVID-19 Updates 

PHYSICAL DISTANCING 
& HOW IT WORKS

This video has great information about "physical distancing" aka "social distancing" (along with some history of the difference this practice made during the 1918-1920 flu pandemic. 

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Remember: Keep at least 6 feet between you and others to help slow the spread of COVID-19. 

Feeling ill? Think you might have COVID-19?
CALL BEFORE YOU GO
Moab Regional Hospital has set up a 24/7 Coronavirus Hotline - 435-719-3998. The Hotline is staffed by a hospital nurse. If you believe you may have COVID-19, please call the MRH Hotline before going to the hospital.


These useful guidelines can help you determine whether your symptoms might be flu or COVID-19:

GRAPHIC.MRH Guidelines, 03.09.20 - FLYER

Other COVID-19 Resources

Centers for Disease Control  (CDC): Website

World Health Organization: Website

Utah Coronavirus Task Force: Website

Utah Department of Health: Website

Southeast Utah Health Department: Website

Moab Regional Hospital: Website; Facebook

The City of Moab: Website; Facebook; Twitter; Instagram  

Grand County COVID-19 Task Force: Facebook

Grand County Community & Economic Development:
Resources for businesses and individuals impacted by the COVID-19 situation.
Facebook; Website