COVID-19: Vaccine Watch

Intermountain visitors...
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.
8 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.
9 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.
10 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.
15 days ago
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Kevin Liptak, Nikki Carvajal, Jeremy Diamond and Maegan Vazquez, CNN

Biden announces plan to mail Americans 500 million at-home rapid Covid-19 tests

Pres. Joe Biden announced a number of new efforts to combat a surge of Covid-19 cases in the US, including mailing 500 million at-home tests.
1 month ago
third vaccine dose...
Nick Wyatt

Some Utahns ready for a third vaccine dose, pharmacies are preparing

Some Utahns are ready for a third vaccine dose against COVID-19. One pharmacy says it's already booking appointments.
4 months ago
smell...
Curt Gresseth

Did Covid break your nose? Doc talks about relearning how to smell

You have lost your sense of smell to COVID-19. Now what? A doctor says it is possible to retrain your brain to recover the sense of smell, and the best thing is you can do it from home.
4 months ago
COVID-19 myths...
Curt Gresseth

The doctor is in — and busting COVID-19 myths about herd immunity, etc.

COVID-19 myths (including whether CO2 is retained by masks) are swatted down by an expert from University of Utah Health.
5 months ago
utah man spends 223 days in icu with COVID...
Heather Kelly

Utah man returns home after spending 223 days in the ICU fighting COVID-19

Utah resident Thomas Kearl says his 223-day ICU ordeal started as a family get together, and ended with 10 out 12 of his family members testing positive for COVID-19.
5 months ago
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Nick Wyatt

Utah health dept. ready to administer third vaccine dose after CDC approval

The Utah Department of Health is finalizing plans to administer third vaccine dose to those with compromised immune systems.
5 months ago
Joe Morley's BBQ...
Mark Jackson

Joe Morley’s BBQ closes its historic Midvale location Saturday

Joe Morley's BBQ closes its historic Midvale location after decades of service to BBQ loving Utahns.
5 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Brigham City woman might die of COVID-19 before meeting her newborn

The family of a Brigham City woman report she’s clinging to life after being infected with COVID-19 during the third trimester of her pregnancy.
5 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Doctors urge Utahns to consider putting masks back on

Doctors in Utah are urging the public to put masks back on to slow the spread of COVID-19 as the state hit over 800 new cases Wednesday.
6 months ago
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Madeleine Porter

Request to block public transportation mask mandate rejected by Justice Clarence Thomas

Justice Clarence Thomas has rejected a request to block the Biden administration's Covid-19 public transportation mask mandate.
6 months ago
The great resignation...
Paul Nelson

How is ‘The Great Resignation’ impacting health care in Utah?

All over the country, millions of people are up and quitting their jobs and looking for better options called "The Great Resignation".
7 months ago
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KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press

CDC director defends decision to ditch masks

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday defended the decision to ease mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, stressing that increasing political pressure had nothing to do with the abrupt shift in guidelines.
8 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Utah singer Alex Boye holds concert to thank frontline workers

Alex Boye says he was inspired to hold these concert s after hearing horror stories from doctors and nurses who were overwhelmed with patients when the pandemic was at its worst.
9 months ago
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Dan Bammes

India will receive donation of cloth masks from Navajo Nation

India will receive a donation of masks from the Navajo Nation after experiencing a surge of COVID-19 infections.
9 months ago
second shots...
Curt Gresseth

Utah mulled postponing second shots to give out more first doses

In December, Utah's governor considered following the decision made by the UK and delay second shots of the Covid-19 vaccine while giving out more first shots.
9 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Organizers host two COVID-19 vaccine clinics for Latinos in Ogden

Community activists are hosting two bilingual vaccine clinics over the next two weekends in Ogden, and they hope to attract people who have been hesitant to get vaccinated.
10 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Artwork honoring COVID-19 frontline medical workers unveiled at Intermountain Medical Center

A new tribute to frontline medical workers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic was unveiled at Intermountain Medical Center.
10 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Doctors urge people to stay mindful of COVID-19 precautions over spring break in Utah

Health care officials say they don’t want spring break to ruin the progress Utah is seeing in the fight against COVID-19.
10 months ago
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Curt Gresseth

Dave & Dujanovic: Distribution of COVID-19 vaccine in Davis County

A Davis County Health representative talks about the initial rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine to almost anybody that wants it.
10 months ago
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The Associated Press

Yo-Yo Ma serenades newly-vaccinated at inoculation clinic

Newly vaccinated Massachusetts residents were treated to a mini concert over the weekend when famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma brought out his instrument after getting his second coronavirus shot.
10 months ago

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