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"The Safe Utah app that every child should have on their smartphone, every parent should have it on their phone, it's first and foremost, a mental health app. It allows you to connect if you're in crisis with a mental health...
April 22, 2022
"This emergency order will allow the state to use any and all state resources we need to cope with the drought." Governor Cox
March 21, 2022
"I suspect that we will end up with our reservoirs filled to a higher degree than we did last year, once the spring runoff is occurred, so, that's positive news. We're seeing the moisture content of the soil is much, much higher...
September 30, 2021
"Billions and billions and billions of gallons were saved this year because people cut back on their watering and on waste and that's made it possible so that, if we do have drought conditions extending until next year, we will...
July 19, 2021
"There is some good news on the horizon. The long-term forecast over the next six to 10 days and 10 to 18 days are showing the likelihood of above average precipitation as that monsoonal moisture carries north." Governor Cox 
June 20, 2021
"As of June 1st, statewide reservoir levels are 15% lower than last year, which were already lower than the year before with 21 out of 42 of our largest reservoirs below 55%." Goveror Cox
March 19, 2021
"We also will be having our annual Earthquake Preparedness Shakeout event on April 15th. So that is coming up. You can go to for more information." Governor Cox
February 21, 2021
"I am very excited to announce that as we continue to see our weekly allocations of doses increase, that I am announcing that as of right now, immediately, Utah adults ages 65 to 69 are now eligible to receive the vaccine."...
January 22, 2021
"The good news is though, right now we are seeing record vaccinations every day in every one of our local health departments." Governor Cox