COVID-19: Vaccine Watch

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Curt Gresseth

“Not unexpected” said Dr. Dunn after mask mandates in Utah shot down

Exec. director at Salt Lake County Health, Dr. Angela Dunn discusses repealing mask mandates in Utah and the importance of face masks in public.
40 minutes ago
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Simone Seikaly

Which Utah schools are remote and which schools are in person?

These are the schools that have moved to remote learning in the Alpine, Weber, Davis, Salt Lake City, and Tooele school districts in northern Utah.
11 hours ago
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Kate Davis, Aimee Cobabe

BREAKING: dozens of students in the Salt Lake City district received a mask exemption

The Salt Lake City School District reported the number of students in each school who received a mask mandate exemption. 
2 days ago
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Eliza Craig

Weber High School surpasses COVID-19 case threshold, moves online

On Tuesday, Weber High School confirmed 46 positive COVID-19 cases, surpassing its threshold for in-person learning.
2 days ago
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Simone Seikaly

Salt Lake City School District to move all schools remote next week

The Salt Lake City School Board will hold an emergency session on Friday night, Jan. 14, to discuss the possibility of going to all-remote learning.
6 days ago
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Kira Hoffelmeyer

Utah leaders say “don’t test, stay home” if you have COVID-like symptoms

The "don't test stay home" request from Utah leaders comes as COVID-19 cases overwhelm schools and other testing centers.
6 days ago
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Simone Seikaly

New overnight visitor guidelines at Intermountain Healthcare facilities

Intermountain visitors are also asked to wear a mask at all times in clinic and hospital settings and when a hospital caregiver is nearby.
7 days ago
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Becky Bruce

Another COVID-19 case count record set in Utah: 12,990 in a single day

Amid test supply challenges and debates over remote learning, Utah set a new record Thursday for COVID-19 cases in a single day.
7 days ago
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Curt Gresseth

Mental health needs spike during pandemic, but help in Utah abundant, free

The need for mental health services reached new heights in Utah last year, but a physician said help is available and free in the state.
7 days ago
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Kira Hoffelmeyer

Salt Lake County Council members facing pressure, threats over vote on mask mandate

The pressure and threats come one day before a vote by the Salt Lake County Council to overturn an existing indoor mask mandate.
8 days ago
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Simone Seikaly

The best mask against the omicron variant: factors to consider

The best mask or respirator to fight omicron can be determined by fit, filtration, breathability, durability, and quality control.
8 days ago
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Lindsay Aerts, Becky Bruce, and Simone Seikaly

Salt Lake County Council likely to keep mask mandate, with chair’s support

Salt Lake County Council Chair Laurie Stringham said she is inclined to vote to keep an indoor mask mandate in Salt Lake County, breaking a possible tie and swinging the vote in favor of the mandate.
8 days ago
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Simone Seikaly

Davis Tech suspends public COVID-19 testing, saying move is temporary

Davis Tech has temporarily suspended public COVID-19 testing, to redistribute testing to Davis District schools.
8 days ago
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Paul Nelson

Salt Lake County Mayor blasts Gov. Cox’s decision on masks in state-run buildings

Salt Lake County mayor responded with harsh words to Governor Cox after the state decided it won't require masks be worn in state-run buildings.
10 days ago
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Paul Nelson

Park City High School starts ‘test to stay’ protocol for COVID-19, other schools likely to follow

The 'test to stay' protocol is now being enforced at Park City High School after a high number of COVD-19 cases.
13 days ago
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Curt Gresseth

How to vaccinate the whole world (not just rich countries) against COVID

A global-supply chain expert discusses the steps necessary to vaccinate the whole world -- not just wealthy countries -- against COVID-19.
13 days ago
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Dan Bammes

Governor Cox urges vaccinations to fight omicron surge

Governor Spencer Cox posted a video on Thursday encouraging Utahns to get vaccinated.
13 days ago
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Paul Nelson

Utah children and COVID: four have died, child vaccinations are above average

The number of Utah children that died of COVID-19 is low, health officials fear that may lull parents into false security.
14 days ago
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Simone Seikaly

Summit County issues public health order requiring indoor masks

The Summit County mask order begins Jan. 7, 2022, and requires those in public buildings or waiting in lines to wear a mask.
14 days ago
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Becky Bruce

Utah sets new daily COVID-19 case record for second day

The Utah Department of Health reported 8,913 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, for a total of 672,567 since the pandemic began. 
14 days ago
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LAURAN NEERGAARD and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press

US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID boosters for younger teens

Earlier this week, the FDA authorized a Pfizer booster for kids ages 12 to 15 as well. But first, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must sign off.
15 days ago
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Eliza Craig

Utah has its single highest daily COVID-19 case count ever

On Wednesday, Utah Department of Health reported the single highest daily count of Utahns with new cases of COVID-19 ever by nearly double. 
15 days ago

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