27 May 2020 – Phased Guidelines updated, major cities lowered to orange risk level

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Utah COVID-19 Health Risk Status Phased Guidelines to Version 4.5
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: UT
Lead People/Agency: Govenor Gary R. Herbert

Overview: Executive Order 2020-26 updates the State COVID-19 Public Health Risk Status Phased Guidelines to Version 4.5. This order rescinds and replaces Executive Order 2020-25. This order changes the level of risk perception Utah faces in light of COVID-19 in Grand County, Salt Lake City, West Valley City, and Magna metro township to moderate risk (orange). This order is set to expire June 5th.
Full details here: https://rules.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/Utah-Executive-Order-No.-26.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation