Grand County keeping mask mandate until June 15

The Southeast Utah Public Health Department, in conjunction with the Grand County Council issued the following press release:

Grand County, Utah mask Mandate is STILL in effect until 6/15/21.

Utah’s termination of the statewide mask mandate on 4/10/21 via HB 294 does NOT affect Grand County’s mask mandate issued under Joint Public Health Order 2021-)1GC on March 16, 2021 by the Southeast Utah Healt Department and the Grand County Commission. HB 294 expressly protest the right of SEUHD and the Grand County Commission to jointly order a mask mandate.

Grand County’s mask mandate may be terminated earlier by SEUHD/Commission upon finding it’s no longer needed, or under HB294, it will automatically terminate if the state meets ALL of the following criteria:

  1. 14-day state case rate is less than 191 in 100,000 (we are at 179.4 per 100,000 as of 4/5/21);
  2. 7-day state average COVID-19 ICU utilization is less than 15% (we are at 9.7% as of 4/5/21); AN
  3. A total of 1,633,000 prime doses of a COVID-19 vaccine have been allocated to Utah (a total of 920,515 prime doses hve been delivered to Utah as of 4/5/21).

Businesses may continue to require a mask at their own discretion.