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Coronavirus Response

The County Government Center is closed as of March 28th, however our services are still operating.


Aging & Adult Services is still open during the coronavirus outbreak, but some of our programs are operating with new procedures to protect public health.

AAS serves older adults aged 60+ and their caregivers. Eligibility requirements remain in place for all our programs and services. To sign up for services, call (385) 468-3200.

If you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19, which include cough, fever, and shortness of breath, call the Utah Coronavirus Hotline: 1-800-456-7707.

New Client Intake

New client intake is being conducted by the outreach team via phone. To sign up for services, call the outreach team at (385) 468-3200.

Senior Centers & Congregate Meals

Senior Centers are currently closed. AAS is offering drive-thru meal pickup daily at 15 of our Senior Center locations. Call your center to reserve a meal or for more information. If you aren’t already a member of one of our senior centers, please call the outreach team at (385) 468-3200 to get set up. Note: River's Bend meals are now being served at Sunday Anderson Westside Senior Center.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is operating with new social distancing procedures. Drivers are not entering client homes; meals are placed in a bag and hung on the client’s door handle, and drivers then wait from a distance of ten feet to ensure the client receives their meal.

Rides for Wellness

Rides for Wellness has implemented stringent sanitation and precautionary measures. Drivers are sanitizing vehicles after every ride. Individuals who believe they have COVID-19 or other cold/flu symptoms should call prior to receiving a ride.

In-Home Services & Caregiver Support

In-Home Services and Caregiver Support are operating with new social distancing procedures. Case managers are not entering client homes; client communication is being conducted via phone. New intakes for program eligibility are being conducted via phone. 

Ombudsman Program

The Ombudsman team are no longer entering long-term residential and nursing care facilities. Case management and client follow-up are being conducted via phone.

Volunteers

Meals on Wheels and Rides for Wellness volunteer programs are still active. All other in-person volunteer activities have been suspended. Friendly visiting and companion volunteers are encouraged to check in on their clients by phone rather than in person. Contact your volunteer coordinator if you have questions about your volunteer activities.

Administration

AAS is working closely with the Salt Lake County Health Department and Salt Lake County leadership to follow CDC recommended practices and guidelines for ensuring staff, client, and volunteer safety. Although the County Government Center is closed as of March 28, 2020, our services are still active and operating.