This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business.

Initially the state put in place a “stay safe, stay home” directive to navigate us through the urgent phase of the coronavirus pandemic. We are now into stabilization, and businesses and consumers want guidance to follow as we re-engage economically.

The new theme Stay Safe to Stay Open speaks to both sides of the economic relationship. In order for our economy to reactivate and recover, both businesses and consumers must work together

Businesses need to screen their employees every day and ensure that they have the proper personal protective equipment to serve their customers. Consumers must wear masks and keep physical distance to maintain a safe environment for workers.

Everyone should remember to keep their hands clean, practice social distancing, and at the first sign of feeling ill, self-quarantine and call their health care professional.

To learn about how to Stay Safe to Stay Open, go to There you will find how to order masks and other personal protection equipment. You can review best practices, whether you’re a business or consumer.

We have worked hard to get this far, and if we continue to look out for each other we can remain open and reactivate our economy, together.

I’m Derek Miller, with the Salt Lake Chamber, and this is “Speaking on Business.”