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Daily updates on COVID-19

KCPW is providing a daily recap of the rapidly changing news on the novel coronavirus and its local impact. Check back here for the number of cases, closures, advice, updates, and more.

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Coronavirus spreads and Salt Lake City buys ‘Hobbitville’

A Salt Lake County inmate becomes the first incarcerated Utahn to test positive for coronavirus. Intermountain Healthcare plans pay cuts for some medical staff during the COVID-19 outbreak. And Salt Lake City negotiates the purchase of an eclectic Sugarhouse property, and plans to turn it into a public art park. At 9 a.m. on Friday, […]

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Forgivable loans to pay your employees and a hotline to connect you with economic help

Today on In the Hive we examine some of the resources available to help businesses and organizations weather the financial turmoil caused by COVID-19. In particular, the Paycheck Protection Program which offers Small Business Association (SBA) loans to help businesses keep workers on their payrolls. Loans will be forgiven if all employees are kept on […]

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New leadership for the Utah Department of Health and Census Day 2020

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss social distancing, Gov. Herbert appointing Ret. Adjutant General Jefferson Burton to run the day-to-day function of the Utah Department of Health, Utah’s high per capita COVID-19 testing, how the […]

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Resources to help weather financial impacts of COVID-19

KCPW is compiling this list to connect the community with resources to help with the financial impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Questions? Email Unemployment Assistance. Resources specific to those whose employment has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Paycheck Protection Program (forgivable loans). A Small Business Association (SBA) loan to help businesses keep workers […]

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