COVID-19 in Salt Lake City

April 2, 2020

After Boston University closed its campus, I went home to Salt Lake City, Utah. These photos show what life is like there under a stay-at-home order.

Sweetaly Gelato removed one of its front windows to provide walk-up service at its location on 1500 E in Salt Lake City.
A handwritten sign explains new ordering procedures at the Einstein Bros. Bagels on 1500 E in Salt Lake City.
A sign posted on the door of Mazza, a restaurant on 1500 E in Salt Lake City, explains changes in service due to COVID-19.
Caution tape wraps around an empty playground at Laird Park in Salt Lake City.
A sign encourages social distancing at Laird Park in Salt Lake City.
Caution tape discourages the use of swing sets at Laird Park in Salt Lake City.
Sandbox toys sit motionless at Laird Park in Salt Lake City.
There were no children at Laird Park in Salt Lake City on Thursday afternoon.
Signs posted in the doors of Clayton Middle School refer to mandatory school closures across the state of Utah.
Jolley’s Gift and Floral has coned off a portion of 1300 S outside its store in Salt Lake City to provide curbside pick-up in lieu of in-store shopping.
Harmon’s Emigration, a grocery store on 1700 S in Salt Lake City, has put down markers outside the store to space out shoppers in line.