COVID-19: Vaccine Watch

New eligibility rules for pandemic-EBT program...
Waverly Golden

New eligibility guidelines for Pandemic-EBT

Utah households will have to apply for free or reduced-price meal benefits with their local school by May 6 to possibly receive Pandemic-EBT.
27 days ago
Eighth grade students and their teacher wear masks during their dual language class at Mount Jordan...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Bill that would allow parents to sue teachers over curriculum substituted during general session

The part of a bill that would have included the ability for parents to sue teachers if they didn't like what was on the lesson plan is being substituted on Utah's Capitol hill. 
3 months ago
Woods Cross High School, one of the schools that received a 'mistake' email about COVID-positive st...
Paul Nelson

Davis School District apologizes, calls letter sent to parents about COVID-positive students ‘a mistake’

Davis School District is apologizing for a email sent by mistake, allowing students with COVID to attend class.
4 months 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.
4 months ago
TikTok ban...
Curt Gresseth

Is it time for parents to remove kids from social media?

The Granite School District asks parents to take their children off social media if they can't monitor their kids' use of the apps.
4 months ago
get your booster COVID-19 during pregnancy...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

When to get your COVID booster; virus’ effects on pregnant women

Utah doctors say any day is a good day to get your COVID booster but understand that its strongest impact is 10 days after the shot.
5 months ago
substance abuse...
Mark Jackson

Bi-yearly survey finds youth substance abuse, vaping decreasing

The Student Health and Risk Prevention Survey is designed to help Utah educators and others track youth trends and plan for change.
7 months ago
school mask mandates...
Nick Wyatt

Health department: Salt Lake City schools lowest risk of student COVID-19

The Salt Lake City School District has the lowest cumulative risk for student COVID-19 infection in Salt Lake County.
7 months ago
FILE PHOTO (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)...
Nick Wyatt

September COVID-19 school cases lower than previous projection

The state health department projected as many as 39,000 school-age cases through September, but there have been about 9,200.
8 months ago
school classrooms...
Curt Gresseth

A hidden consequence of Utah’s crowded classrooms?

Utah's crowded classrooms are a product of crowded classrooms reports Envision Utah, especially as teachers leave the profession.
8 months ago
(File photo: Heidi Diedker, a registered nurse with the Davis School District, times several COVID-...
Paul Nelson

Syracuse Elementary to require students be tested for COVID-19

One school is requiring students to be tested for COVID-19 before they can return to class.
8 months ago
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Nick Wyatt

Tooele County issues mask order for schools meeting COVID-19 threshold

The Tooele County mask order says schools with specific numbers of COVID-19 cases will be required to wear masks for a period of 30 days.
9 months ago
University of Utah graduation ceremony, May 6, 2017, Nick Wyatt, KSL Newsradio...
Nick Wyatt

Petition asking U. to mandate vaccines gets significant community response

Droves of students, faculty, and hospital staff are signing a petition urging the University of Utah to require vaccines.
9 months ago
Weber-Morgan Health mask...
Dan Bammes

Weber-Morgan Health Department won’t impose school mask mandates

The Weber-Morgan Board of Health voted Monday to consult with local county elected officials before imposing mask mandates on schools.
9 months ago
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Nick Wyatt

Salt Lake City schools following health department guidance after teachers possibly exposed to COVID-19

A group of Salt Lake City School District teachers was possibly exposed to COVID-19 at a district-wide meeting last week.
9 months ago
Do teachers even want to come back to school during pandemic? Districts trying to find out granite ...
Nick Wyatt

Granite schools report calm first week of classes

Granite School District spokesman Ben Horsley said the first week of classes went smoothly, with staff and faculty confident in the year ahead.
9 months ago
Grand County mask requirement...
Nick Wyatt

Grand County schools start with K-6 mask mandate in place

The Grand County Commission voted earlier this week to require masks in all K-6 schools for 30 days. The first day of school was Thursday.
9 months ago
could county officials overturn school mask mandate covid children utah...
Becky Bruce

Daily COVID-19 case counts in Utah now include breakdown of school-aged children

Of the 1,116 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Utah on Friday, 216 involved children between the ages of 5 and 18, the health department said.
9 months ago
suicide...
Curt Gresseth

After daughter’s suicide attempt, mom wants to give kids tools to break free

After her teen daughter's suicide attempt, a mother is on a mission to give kids resources to fight against the stigma of seeking help.
9 months ago
teacher retaliated...
Madeleine Porter

Park City School District announces changes to school schedule

The Park City School District announced changes to their 2021-2022 school schedule due to ongoing evacuation orders in Parleys Canyon.
9 months ago
Utah first day of school...
Nick Wyatt

Several Utah school districts report a smooth first day of school

Several Utah school districts reported a smooth and exciting first day of school as students happily returned to the classroom.
9 months ago
mask mandate...
Nick Wyatt

More than 1 million masks sent to schools across Utah

The Utah Department of Health sent out more than 1 million masks to schools across the state last week for students and faculty.
9 months ago
school mask order...
Nick Wyatt

Some support, others condemn Salt Lake County school mask order

Those in support of the school mask order include the Utah Public Health Association, while Utah Parents United gives it a thumbs down.
9 months ago
county to require masks for schools...
Nick Wyatt and Becky Bruce

Salt Lake County health officials: Masks required at school for kids under 12

UPDATE: Salt Lake County Council expected to vote against mask mandate according to Chairman.
9 months ago

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