Gov. Herbert, state leaders to share COVID-19 plan for coming months

An important COVID-19 briefing will be held Thursday featuring Gov. Gary Herbert and other key leaders.

In anticipation of school re-openings, autumn, and flu season, Utah’s Unified Command COVID-19 Response Team has created target goals and metrics for measuring the fight against coronavirus. Health and Economic Response Leads will take a deep dive through these metrics at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, to be followed by a press conference at 11:45 a.m.

Press Conference Participants:

  • Gov. Gary R. Herbert
  • Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox
  • Senate President J. Stuart Adams
  • Speaker Brad Wilson
  • Dr. Angela Dunn, State Epidemiologist

Pre-conference Briefing Participants:

  • Jess Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety, Incident Commander, Unified Command
  • Rich Saunders, Executive Director, Utah Department of Health, Economic Lead, Unified Command
  • Taylor Randall, Dean of the David Eccles School of Business, Economic Lead, Unified Command

Rich Saunders and Taylor Randall will provide a detailed pre-conference briefing at 10:30 a.m. Gov. Herbert will join Lt. Governor Cox, President Adams, Speaker Wilson, and Dr. Dunn in a press conference at 11:45 a.m.

The conference will be streamed live at