COVID-19: Vaccine Watch

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Becky Bruce

Your guide on how to find a COVID-19 vaccine in Utah

Whether you live in Morgan County, Moab, or Midvale, this guide will help you figure out how to find the COVID-19 vaccine in Utah.
4 months ago
SLC mask mayor asks for support for dunn...
Carlos Artiles Fortun

SLC Mayor Erin Mendenhall issues mask mandate for government buildings

All patrons must wear a mask inside Salt Lake City government buildings following an executive order from SLC Mayor Erin Mendenhall.
4 months ago
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Curt Gresseth

Doctor: To stop spread of Delta variant, get vaccinated or just wear a mask

SALT LAKE CITY — If you are not vaccinated, at least wear a mask in public to stop the Delta variant from claiming more lives, a Utah doctor strongly stressed. Due to the surge of the very contagious COVID-19 Delta variant nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its mask guidance on Tuesday, […]
4 months ago
U health postponing...
Nick Wyatt

U Health postponing some surgeries to make room for COVID-19 patients

University of Utah Healthcare is temporarily halting some elective surgeries to free up hospital capacity for COVID-19 patients.
5 months ago
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Saige Miller

Utah surpasses 800 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, UDOH urges residents to get vaccinated

SALT LAKE CITY– More than 800 Utahns have tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday, as the Utah Department of Health reports the majority of virus-related hospitalizations are among unvaccinated residents.  “Nearly all COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are now among those who have chosen to not get vaccinated,” UDOH said in a statement.  The department reported […]
5 months ago
Gov. Cox vaccine misinformation briefing...
Nick Wyatt

Gov. Cox rails against vaccine misinformation

Gov. Spencer Cox says politicians and cable news hosts discouraging the vaccine are literally killing people.
5 months ago
Delta variant Coronavirus COVID-19 deaths in Utah...
Heather Kelly

Coronavirus seven day average shows cases are spiking in Utah

The coronavirus seven day average for positive cases is up to 445.
5 months ago
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Nick Wyatt

12 counties in Covid-19 high transmission category

This is the first time since March so many counties have been in the Covid-19 "high" transmission category, according to the Utah Department of Health.
5 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".
5 months ago
Utah Governor Spencer Cox speaking with Washington Post reporter Frances Stead Sellers in a Faceboo...
Heather Kelly and Saige Miller

Utah’s governor says mistakes were made during the COVID-19 pandemic

Utah Governor Spencer Cox admits mistakes were made when working to control the spread of COVID-19 within the state.
5 months ago
Utah COVID-19 vaccine goal...
Colby Walker

Gov. Cox: Utah met 70% vaccine goal by 4th of July

Utah Governor Spencer Cox said on Tuesday that 70% of Utah residents who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine have meeting their goal to do so by the Fourth of July.
5 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Governor Spencer Cox asking unvaccinated Utahns to get vaccinated

Governor Spencer Cox is asking Utahns who aren't vaccinated to get the COVID-19 vaccine to prevent the spread of a COVID-19 variant.
5 months ago
FILE -- Gov. Spencer Cox speaks during the last weekly COVID-19 briefing at the Capitol in Salt Lak...
Mark Jackson

Governor Cox urges Utahns to get vaccinated headed into July 4 holiday

SALT LAKE CITY — Governor Spencer Cox is once again urging Utahns to get vaccinated.  On Thursday’s Let Me Speak To The Governor on KSL Newsradio, Cox said they are working on a number of ways to make vaccinations easier and more accessible to Utahns.  One of them includes encouraging more businesses to host events […]
6 months ago
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Lindsay Aerts

Tri-County Health Department apologizes for inappropriate text

The Tri-County Health Department, which serves Uinta, Duchesne, and Daggett counties, apologized after a third-party sent a vulgar text to some users.
6 months ago
long haulers clinic...
Saige Miller

The first COVID-19 long haulers clinic opens in Utah

The University of Utah Health opened the first clinic in the state dedicated to treating COVID-19 long haulers symptoms.  
6 months ago
(Utah Governor Spencer Cox speaking at a COVID-19 briefing May 27, 2021.  Photo, KSL.com)...
Paul Nelson

Gov. Cox looking at cash incentives being offered to boost COVID-19 vaccinations

SALT LAKE CITY – Health officials in states like Ohio and California hope the lure of millions of dollars will convince more people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Could Governor Spencer Cox bring similar incentives to Utah? He said state leaders are considering it, but it might not be necessary. Health officials say Utah’s vaccination […]
6 months ago
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Saige Miller

COVID-19 testing site at the Maverik Center closes due to less demand

Friday is the last day resident can receive a COVID-19 test from the Maverik Center testing site before it permanently closes due to decreased demand.
7 months ago
Returnships Utah...
Lindsay Aerts

Lieutenant Governor’s office now hiring for returnships in Utah

Lieutenant Governor Deidre Henderson wants to help you get back to work by coming to work for her with returnships in Utah.
7 months ago
COVID-19 hospital care...
Dan Bammes

Older Utahns no longer most likely to need hospital care for COVID-19

Governor Cox says those in the 65+ age group are now less likely to need hospital care for COVID-19 than adults in the 45-64 and 25-44 age groups.
7 months ago
COVID cost St. Mark's Hospital...
Dan Bammes

St. Mark’s Hospital celebrates day without COVID in-patients

St. Mark's Hospital celebrated its first day in 431 days without a single COVID-19 in-patient on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
7 months ago
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Ike Yospe

Get Vaxxed!

Para español, haga clic aquí Get Vaxxed! Don’t miss a free vaccination clinic on Thursday May 20 from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., hosted by Nomi Health.  To make it more convenient for you, on Thursday May 20th Nomi has extended their clinic hours and dropped the need to make an appointment beforehand! Nomi is […]
7 months ago
Salt Lake mask mandate mask-free...
Becky Bruce

Salt Lake County okays going mask-free in county facilities if vaccinated

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake County officials said Friday residents can go mask-free in county facilities so long as they are vaccinated for COVID-19.  The change comes following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Earlier this week, the CDC said vaccinated people can go mask-free either indoors or outdoors.  New […]
7 months ago
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Saige Miller

No masks required for the last week of school, Governor Cox says

K-12 students can ditch their masks during the last week of school, Governor Cox announced Thursday during his weekly COVID-19 briefing.
7 months ago
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Mary Richards

Where to get a vaccine in Utah for 12 to 15 year olds

More places are offering to give the COVID-19 vaccine to kids ages 12 to 15 in Utah. Several local health departments say you can sign your child up for the first dose this week or early next.
7 months ago

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