Coronavirus Community Update
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While it is uncertain what circumstances may arise as details unfold, we would like to express to citizens that we do not anticipate any interruption of critical City services such as public safety, water, sewer, and garbage service. Some services are altered in the way we provide them. A complete list is available in the menus and will continue to be updated as the situation evolves.
Ogden City is committed to responding to coronavirus (COVID-19) and its related economic impacts. We have launched a new resource hub to help businesses and our economy recover from the impacts of COVID-19.
The economic recovery resource hub includes the following:
- Links to business information and resources, including financial assistance
- Updated business impact survey and dashboard to share survey results in real-time
- Information about virtual business roundtables for target industries
The resource hub will be updated regularly; please check back frequently for updates.
For Impacted Workers
- Unemployment insurance: Utah Department of Workforce Services encourages workers negatively impacted by COVID-19 to apply for unemployment insurance (see also the FAQ for employees)
- Utah DWS is hosting "Temporary Layoff Virtual Workshops for Employees" at 2 pm, Monday through Friday; these virtual workshops provide information on how to apply for unemployment insurance, what temporary financial assistance may be available and tips for finding a new job
- Videos shared by Weber State University (WSU) provide additional details:
- Food, rent, and medical assistance: state temporary assistance for individuals and families in need may include food stamps/SNAP, COVID-19 residential eviction protection, and medical assistance/Medicaid (see also the FAQ on SNAP benefits)
- Childcare information
- Additional COVID-19 assistance: Utah Department of Workforce Services will update this site with additional info about resources for workers impacted by COVID-19
- Health and human services referrals: United Way’s 211 service provides referrals to health and human services
- Utilities: Many utility providers are suspending any service disconnections during this time. For more information, visit Dominion Energy, Rocky Mountain Power, Comcast, and CenturyLink.
In the Community
- Weber State University: WSU will move to online instruction through the end of the Summer 2020 semester; residence halls and dining services remain open for students who do not have alternative housing.
- Ogden-Weber Technical College: OWTC will be reopening in phases, starting May 4.
- Ogden School District: School is subject to a soft closure through the end of the 2019-2020 school year; no classes will be held, and parents are strongly encouraged to keep students home and utilize instructional resources to be provided by the schools; meal services will still be available at schools.
- Weber School District: Same information as described for Ogden School District.
- Intermountain Healthcare, Connect Care: Typically a charge for service but fee may be waived for Coronavirus related calls
- Disaster Distress Helpline: Resource for individuals who are experiencing mental distress