Representatives from State of Utah were in Vernal Tuesday to hold a short press briefing at the Vernal City Community room in an effort to promote the 'Stay Safe to Stay Open' campaign. Tri-County Health Director Jordan Mathis stated that there are about 157 active cases in the Tri-County area. Officials spent the afternoon visiting and inviting local businesses to take the pledge to follow seven guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19, protect citizens and keep businesses open. Visit for more information and to see a list of businesses who have taken the pledge.

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