In times like these, Utahns work together to help each other. Local businesses need that help now more than ever, and we can help. We can order food to go, purchase gift cards or other items off their websites. We’ve seen these businesses take extraordinary measures to keep Utahns safe. Now, let’s do what we can to help them through this difficult time.

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Utah County couple gives Minky Couture blankets to medical team at Utah Valley Hospital

Russell Greene doesn't call himself a COVID-19 survivor, he calls himself a COVID-19 miracle. His family thanked medical workers for saving his life.
Salt Lake City's streets were deserted in the early days of the pandemic. (KSL TV)...

A reporter looks back on two years of pandemic in Utah

Two years ago on March 11, 2020, the world changed for many Americans as COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. Today, things are slowly getting back to normal. 
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U Hospital staff ‘moving mountains’ to beat back omicron surge 

Unlike other parts of the country, the surge in omicron cases has not peaked yet in Utah. According to a top doctor at University of Utah Hospital, the facility was full, and staffing was thin but caregivers remained determined in their mission. 
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Frontline health care workers of color bridge racial gap in time of COVID-19

Lack of trust and access to services has caused devastation during COVID-19 for Utah's communities of color.  
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Intermountain Healthcare studies getting COVID-19 patients off ventilators quicker 

Mechanical ventilators are the last resort for COVID-19 patients when their lungs have been ravaged, and they can no longer breathe. However, the treatment comes with risks.  
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Utah thanks frontline workers for dedication during pandemic 

State leaders joined health care professionals Monday to thank Utah's frontline health care workers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Utahns line up for boosters after Gov. approves extra dose for 18+

The first day after Gov. Spencer Cox said all Utahns 18 and older could get a booster shot, people started to show up to a drive-through clinic in West Valley City. 
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Everyone 18+ eligible for booster shots in Utah 

Every adult Utahn can now roll up their sleeve for a COVID-19 booster vaccine, and healthcare professionals recommend it as soon as possible. Governor Spencer Cox made that announcement Thursday and has already received his booster.  
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Navajo reports 77 more COVID-19 cases, no recent deaths

The Navajo Nation reported 77 more cases of COVID-19 on Friday and no recent deaths. The figures put the tribe's overall number of cases at 37,966 since the pandemic began more than a year ago.
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Utah doctor calls Pfizer booster shots for all adults important to ending pandemic

Pfizer asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to grant emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine booster for everyone ages 18 and older. Some adults were already eligible for the booster and Pfizer now wants authorization for all adults. 
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Navajo Nation Nonprofit Opens New Community Center

The Navajo Nation is taking steps to heal and learn from the devastating impacts of COVID-19.
Michael Bingham, owner of Jump The Moon. (Mike Anderson/KSL TV)...

Utah State University Donates Space To Charity Helping Disabled Express Themselves With Art

"Jump The Moon," a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities express themselves through art, has found a new home at Utah State University.
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KSL+: Restaurants Still Struggling to Find Workers

It's been several months since extra unemployment benefits ended in Utah, which was meant to give many struggling industries a boost. For restaurants at least, that hasn't been the case--many still struggling to fill open positions. We speak with a restaurant owner, as well as a server who left the industry during the pandemic.
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HIGH 5: Utah Group Packs Thousands Of Bags To Feed Kids Through Summer Months

There are Utah children who won't go hungry thanks to some caring volunteers with USANA Kids Eat.
Brewvies reopened Thursday with showings of "F9: The Fast Saga." (KSL TV)...

Salt Lake Cinema Pub Reopens After Pandemic Closure

The pandemic rocked several local businesses, and many of them still trying to get back to pre-pandemic sales. One Salt Lake City cinema pub reopened for the first time this year.
Ken Garff employees renovating the Lehi American Legion Post. (KSL TV)...

Dealership Employees Remodel Lehi American Legion

Employees at Ken Garff Dealerships in American Fork are remodeling the Lehi American Legion as part of the company's "We're 'Hear' For You" project.
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Get Vaccinated At Smith’s, Become Eligible For $1 Million Prizes, Free Groceries

Smith's Food and Drug's parent company has given customers 5 million reasons to get the COVID-19 shot.
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Local Therapist Reassures Utahns That Post COVID-19 Re-Entry Anxiety Is Normal 

Considering the mental and emotional toll of the pandemic, it's only natural to feel apprehensive about getting back to normal, and some will need more time than others. One Utah doctor said taking these steps will make "getting back" a little easier.  
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No COVID-19 Patients At St. Mark’s Hospital For First Time In 431 Days

New cases of COVID-19 continue to decline as Americans continue to get vaccinated. For the first time in more than 14 months, 431 days to be exact, St. Mark’s Hospital on Monday did not treat any patients with COVID-19.
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Smith’s Drops Mask Mandate For Vaccinated Shoppers

Smith’s Food and Grocery will no longer require fully vaccinated customers to wear a mask. The change goes into effect Thursday.
Kathy Giles talks to a family at her roadside artificial flower stand. (KSL TV)...

Bountiful Woman Spreads Joy With Artificial Flowers During Pandemic

The ongoing vaccine rollout and current COVID-19 case trends have opened doors for those once holed up inside their homes and for one woman that looks like a tent and shelves of artificial flowers on the side of the road in Bountiful.
Angela and Josh Keddington with their kids: 10 year old Chaz, and six year old Tate at a park in We...

West Valley Brothers Take Part In Pfizer Trial For Children Over Age 6

Now that the Utah Department of Health said every Utahn older than 12 is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, attention shifts to the vaccine trials for kids from 6 to 11-years old.
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Mask, Social Distancing Requirements Lifted In Salt Lake Co. Facilities

Salt Lake County leaders announced that fully vaccinated people were no longer required to wear face coverings or social distance in county facilities.
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CDC Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids Older Than 12

The Centers for Disease Control approved COVID-19 vaccines for kids as young as age 12-years-old. That news came Wednesday from the Centers for Disease Control but not all families are ready to get shots for their children.
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