Salt Lake County to hire 125 to ease COVID-19-driven economic downturn

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Salt Lake County has announced a hiring initiative as part of the county’s efforts to ease the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson made the announcement. The program creates 125 temporary positions throughout several Salt Lake County departments that are involved in dealing with the COVID-19.

“My first directive is to create more than 125 new short-term positions to assist our health department in contact tracing, quarantine and isolation operations, sheltering, testing, logistics and other pandemic support operations,” Wilson said at the news conference. “We will also expand our economic recovery operations with greater emphasis there, and we are reaching out with a specific call to our diverse communities.”

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