The URS Newsroom: For Policymakers, Media, and the Public


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 at any time. See Video.

Retirement Office...

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 or WebEx video conferencing 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:

At this time, we're accepting registration for Seminars but will continue to evaluate. Some may be canceled or held electronically.

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 for updates.

PEHP Healthy Utah Testing Sessions:

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

PEHP COVID-19 Health Alert:

See PEHP COVID-19 Health Alert