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One Utah Mayor Explains Why Her City Closed All Lodging And Camp Sites

Some people are fleeing from big cities to find social distancing refuge amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But officials in vacation hotspots like Hawaii and the Hamptons are warning them to stay away.

Emily Niehaus, the mayor of Moab, Utah, explains the reasons behind the city’s closure of all lodging and camping sites, and how it will financially impact them.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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