COVID-19: Vaccine Watch

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Becky Bruce

Violence over mask policy won’t be tolerated, governor says

The governor pointed out businesses have the right under the law to enforce rules, including any mask-wearing policy, on their property. 
8 months ago
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Saige Miller

You can get a free COVID-19 test from the state at these locations this week

Utah is continuing to offer free rapid antigen tests to residents who want to know if they have contacted COVID-19. Here is where to get a free test in Utah this week.
8 months ago
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Becky Bruce

Poll: Utahns divided over coming end to statewide mask mandate

The Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics poll found 44% of Utahns believe the mask mandate should stay in place beyond this weekend. 
8 months ago
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Saige Miller

Salt Lake City to extend mask mandate within city limits

Salt Lake City will extend its mask mandate, despite the new law that will lift the statewide mask mandate in Utah on April 10. 
8 months ago
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Becky Bruce and John Wojcik

Salt Lake County will NOT extend mask mandate, county officials say

Salt Lake County will not extend its mask mandate, after the statewide mask mandate ends on April 10, though council members encourage the public to continue to follow health guidelines.
8 months ago
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Becky Bruce

One year later, COVID-19 continues to impact women at work

A year after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, research from the Utah Women & Leadership Project shows the lasting impacts continue to disproportionately affect women at work.   
8 months ago
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Mary Richards

Salt Lake County Mayor urges continued face mask wearing

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson wants people to still wear face masks when they are out in public, even after the statewide mask mandate ends on April 10th. 
8 months ago
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Lindsay Aerts

Utah Jazz will require masks after statewide mandate ends

A Utah Jazz official said the mask requirement is mandated by the National Basketball League and will not change on April 10.
8 months ago
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Dan Bammes

Strict visitor policies relaxed at Intermountain hospitals

Intermountain Healthcare is relaxing its visitor policy at hospitals as COVID-19 cases decline.
8 months ago
Missionaries...
Mary Richards

Preaching in a Pandemic: How Latter-day Saint missionaries continue their work around the world

Missionaries for the church exemplify how they can teach, uplift, and serve even when they can't meet face-to-face during the pandemic.
8 months ago
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Colby Walker and Saige Miller

All Utah counties out of ‘high transmission’ level for COVID-19, two more counties move to moderate

Not a single county in Utah falls under the "high transmission" index for COVID-19, as two more counties are move to a lower transmission level.
8 months ago
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Saige Miller

Salt Lake County to open senior centers in April

After a long wait, senior centers in Salt Lake County will be open to the public starting on April 19.
8 months ago
Restaurants across Utah can receive additional help from the U.S. Small Business Administration sta...
John Wojcik

More Utah small businesses are recovering from COVID-19 pandemic

Local business leaders and economists are sharing an optimistic outlook as many businesses across Utah are returning to normal operations.
8 months ago
Free COVID-19 test...
Saige Miller

Where to get a free COVID-19 test in Utah this week

Utah is continuing to offer free rapid COVID-19 tests to members of the community in need of one. Anyone ages three and over are eligible to obtain a free test despite not having symptoms. 
8 months ago
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Madeleine Porter

COVID-19 cases in Utahns drop while vaccination numbers rise

Many Utahns have already received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and others are finally eligible to receive it.
9 months ago
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Dan Bammes

U of U testing antidepressant drug for COVID-19

Psychiatrists in St. Louis first observed that the antidepressant Luvox could be effective against COVID-19. Clinical trials are underway in Utah.
9 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.
9 months ago
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Paul Nelson

COVID-19 vaccination volunteers say the work is tiring, but rewarding

Local health departments expect their COVID-19 vaccination appointments to be filed for a while.  People currently volunteering at vaccination centers say they’re ready for another wave of people walking in their doors because the work, so far, has been rewarding.
9 months ago
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Lindsay Aerts

4 tips for getting a COVID-19 vaccine appointment booked sooner in Utah

Here are four tips on receiving the COVID-19 vaccine in Utah. Find out if you are eligible to receive the vaccine now.
9 months ago
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Paul Nelson

Health officials confirm first case of COVID-19 Brazilian variant in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – State health officials are confirming Utah has its first case of the Brazilian variant of COVID-19.  However, they say this doesn’t change their vaccination plans or their public-safety recommendations. According to the latest data from the CDC, Utah is one of 18 states to have a confirmed case of the P1 […]
9 months ago
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Mary Richards

Kane County Commissioners say masks no longer required; state disagrees

The Kane County Commission said face masks or coverings are no longer required in their area, however, state officials say the mask mandate still remains in effect for all of Utah for now, including in Kane County.
9 months ago
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Lindsay Aerts

How to schedule a vaccine appointment before sign ups start on March 24th

There are a few places that have already opened sign-ups for you to schedule a vaccine appointment or plan to in the coming days.
9 months ago
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Dan Bammes

Lagoon ready to open without reservations

Lagoon Amusement Park will reopen for the season on Saturday with one big change from last season: Reservations will no longer be required.
9 months ago
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John Wojcik

Masks still required at Intermountain Hospitals after statewide mandate expires

Local health officials are urging people to continue wearing a mask in public, even after the state's mask mandate is lifted.
9 months ago

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