Summit County Health Department

Summit County released more information Monday about a private birthday party in early August that health officials believe has led to at least 75 new cases of COVID-19.

Rich Bullough, Director & Health Officer for the Summit County Health Department, released the following statement Monday evening:

"As COVID-19 continues to impact our communities, we want to share some additional information related to the recent event that has contributed to the increase in new cases.

On today's Local News Hour:

( 00:33) Charlie Sturgis has this week's Mountain Trails Report.

( 07:24) Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough has the latest update regarding COVID-19 and the reopening of schools.

( 27:15) KPCW GM Renai Bodley Miller Previews Summer Pledge drive which starts August 17th.

(39:52) Egyptian Theater Manager Randy Barton has news about the theater going into "hibernation," and the furlough of his staff.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(07:46) - Summit County Health Director Rich Bullough talks about new information on the success of the county’s mandatory mask order.

(27:23) - Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting.

(40:56) - Educator Jenny Kirkman with NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) has details about an online class for parents of teens with mental health conditions.

Today on the Local News Hour:

(07:16 ) - Park City/Summit County Arts Council Ex. Director Jocelyn Scudder and Park City Mayor Andy Beerman talk about art murals project on Main St.

(22:44) - Park City Manager Matt Dias and Deputy City Manager David Everitt have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, including an update on the Arts and Culture District.

(39:01) - Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough has an update of the COVID-19 situation in Summit County.

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Officials announced the first COVID-19 death in Summit County on Thursday. 

Today on the Local News Hour:

( 00:01)  Kent Jones Summit County Clerk  talks about tomorrows primary elections. 

(  14:39)  Park City Mountain's Chief Operating Officer Mike Goar with updates about the reopening of the resort July 2nd.

( 29.24) Rich Bullough Director of Summit County Health Department updates us about the mandatory mask mandate issued by Goveneror Gary Herbert on Friday. 

  [This post as been updated with the correct audio.]

Today on the Local News Hour

(07:09) Summit County Attorney Margaret Olsen has details on a virtual meeting June 16th to give input on how to improve trail etiquette.

(24:25) Park City Manager Matt Dias has a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting.

(40:25) Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough has an update on COVID-19.  

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In COVID-19 hotspots across the US reports of an inflammatory disease infecting children has put some parents on alert. There are no confirmed cases of the disease in Summit County. 


Summit County has had the highest per capita cases count of COVID-19 for much of the pandemic. As a result a lot of innovative testing and study has taken place in the community.

Utah Department of Health

Summit County is one of five areas in Utah that remains at the moderate risk level. Summit County officials explained why that is and when the area may follow suit with the rest of the state. 

Today on the Local News Hour

Summit County Deputy Health Director Phil Bondurant has an update on COVID public health transition to an orange status. He talks about the  Summit county orders and gives an update on pilot anti-body testing. (04:35)

Renee Huang is founder and owner of Wild Women Tribe. She has an update on the virtual retreat, Spark Clarity which is scheduled for the last weekend in May. (20:00)

Executive Director of Summit Community Gardens Sloane Johnson talks about the spring opening and the upcoming activities at the gardens. (32:48)

Summit County

Summit County is easing its restrictions and is nowallowing restaurants to offer in-house delivery service starting Thursday.

Summit County Health Director Rich Bullough has an update on COVID-19 testing and the planned reopening of  Summit County businesses. Park City Utilities Director Clint McAfee has details on the Three Kings Water Treatment plant  and how water rates will be impacted as a result of the $160 million bond authorization and the Director of Park City Follies Paul Tan has details about how to watch the 20th anniversary COVID-19 version of the Follies this Friday night online.

Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong and Deputy Health Director Phil Bondurant have a recap of Wednesday’s meeting and an explanation of the stay at home order that goes into effect tonight at midnight. Park City Trails and Open Space Manager Heinrich Deters discusses the results of the e-bike survey and Kimball Art Center Communications and Marketing Director Amy Roberts has details about the center's online offerings to help the community creatively quarantine.

KPCW's Consolidated coverage of Coronavirus - COVID-19 for Summit County and Wasatch County Utah with rendering of virus from the CDC
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS

As we’ve reported, the Summit County Council Wednesday approved a Stay-at-Home Order for all county residents.

The order does allow citizens to make essential trips—to groceries or convenience stores, medical appointments, banks, post offices and similar items.

But the county health director says they will take additional precautions about the number of people in groceries.