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URS/PEHP COVID-19 Updates

URS/PEHP will provide the latest information about our business operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic on this page. Check back frequently for updates.

Both Divisions...

URS/PEHP Offices Closed to Visitors:

The URS/PEHP offices in Salt Lake City and St. George are now closed to visitors until further notice. We will be available to provide you service over the phone during regular business hours. Manage your URS benefits at myURS and your PEHP benefits at www.pehp.org at any time. See Video.


Retirement Office...

Governor Temporarily Suspends Certain Post-Retirement Restrictions

The Governor has issued an Executive Order suspending some post-retirement reemployment restrictions for URS retirees to help provide critical government functions during the COVID-19 state of emergency. This will allow some retirees to be temporarily re-employed in positions performing these functions while continuing to receive their monthly pension benefit. Learn More


CARES Act Provisions Impacting Retirement Savings Plans:

The CARES Act contains provisions that impact retirement savings plans.

» Temporary Waiver of RMD Rules

» Penalty-Free Coronavirus-Related Withdrawal

» Coronavirus-Related Loan Relief


Individual Retirement Planning Sessions:

Individual Retirement Planning Sessions will be available by telephone only until further notice. These sessions will be identical in format to the in-person sessions that have previously been offered at locations throughout the state.


URS Seminars:

We canceled the URS Seminar set for March 13, 2020. At this time, we are accepting registration for future Seminars but will continue to evaluate.


URS Comprehensive Employer Training:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor’s request that large group meetings not be held in person, the Comprehensive Employer Training sessions scheduled for April and May have been canceled.


Resolution #2020-01:

The URS Board passed a Resolution on March 12, 2020, making it easier for employers to provide temporary benefits amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Resolution #2020-01 Temporary Benefit for Emergency Health Concerns


PEHP Health & Benefits...

PEHP Coverage of COVID-19 Testing:

PEHP covers all recommended COVID-19 testing ordered by your doctor with no out-of-pocket cost.


Medicare Meetings:

All PEHP Medicare Presentations for 2020 have been suspended. Check back at this page or at www.pehp.org for updates.


PEHP Healthy Utah Testing Sessions:

All PEHP Healthy Utah testing sessions have been suspended Check back at this page or at www.pehp.org for updates.


PEHP COVID-19 Health Alert:

See PEHP COVID-19 Health Alert