Salt Lake City

Department of Economic Development

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Adapt, Innovate, and Overcome – Salt Lake City’s Road to Recovery

What is the forecast for economic recovery? Many of our local businesses have questions and want to know what the future looks like. While we don’t have a crystal ball, we do have resources that are useful to help explain what is coming next:

First, social distancing is working – indicators show we may be flattening the curve, and although we are all aching to get back to work and restart our economy, the goal is to make sure COVID-19 does not reignite in our communities causing further damage.

Economic recovery depends on testing – a cornerstone in the State of Utah’s response efforts, as explained by Angela Dunn, the state epidemiologist. And while Utah’s testing is better than most of the U.S. we are not anywhere near the level of testing needed statewide.

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