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.

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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Wellness Bus Delivering Vaccines To Utah Neighborhoods

As the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations continued to drop in Utah and across the country, University of Utah Health and Community Nursing Services teamed up to get the vaccine out to people who still need it.
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Doctors Encouraging Utah Parents To Vaccinate Children

Children 12 to 15 years old will soon be eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Some doctors, who are also parents, shared their trusted support on social media and encouraged hesitant parents to do their research.
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Mayor Mendenhall Issues Mandate Requiring Masks In City Facilities

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall signed an executive order that requires masks to be worn in city facilities.
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University Of Utah Health Revises Visitor Policy

University of Utah Health has revised the visitor guidelines at their hospitals and clinics.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez receives a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on December 31,...

100,101 Navajos Fully Vaccinated

The Navajo Nation said it was pleased to announce that more than 100,000 residents had been fully vaccinated.
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State Health Officials ‘Optimistic’ In Battle Against COVID-19

State leaders expressed their optimism about Utah’s battle against COVID-19 during Thursday morning’s update. The state hit the metrics for the pandemic “End Game Bill” sooner than expected.
Brothers Jackson and Kaden Sweeten are taking part in the Moderna vaccine trials in children. (KSL ...

Utah Brothers Volunteer For Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Trial In Children

Two young brothers in West Jordan enrolled in a trial for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in children.
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Drive Through, Walk Up Clinics Make Vaccine Process Quicker

The Salt Lake County Department of Health made getting your COVID-19 vaccine much easier by planning no appointment drive-through and walk-in shots available at several locations. 
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COVID-19 Survivor Reunites With Health Care Workers Who Helped Her Beat The Virus

A special celebration was held for a COVID-19 survivor as she reunited with the local health care workers who helped her beat the virus. Ana Lucio was treated to an Alex Boyé concert outside Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful for the second time on Tuesday.
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Volunteers Assemble Distance Learning Packs For Native American Students

Volunteers at Young Living Foundation put together educational kits for students and families hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Navajo and Goshute nations.
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Utah Lags Behind National Average For 2nd Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Utahns have fallen short of the national average for getting a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to state epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn.
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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Resumes In Utah

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine received the green light again in Utah for distribution. The Centers for Disease Control paused the vaccine for two weeks after a small number of women developed severe blood clots after getting the shot. 
Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson visited the mega-site at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sa...

Salt Lake County Takes Vaccines Into Neighborhoods

More than a quarter of all Salt Lake County residents have been fully vaccinated since the first mega vaccination site opened four months ago. Because of that, the county moved into a new phase: taking vaccines into neighborhoods to get more people vaccinated.
Emma Taylor got her first shot Wednesday. (Mike Anderson, KSL TV)...

High-Risk Davis County Teen Excited To Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Teenagers have been encouraged to get the COVID-19 vaccine as the rollout continues in Utah, with shots being administered directly in some high schools. For one Davis County family with a high-risk 16-year-old, that news brought much-needed excitement and hope.
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Students Celebrate Lunchroom Worker After Becoming US Citizen

For the past year, Carina Rios had been studying to become a citizen of the United States. She and her husband, who are Argentina natives, started the application process a month before the pandemic hit.
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Utah Researchers Find No Connection Between Blood Type, COVID-19 Severity

For over a year, scientists have been trying to determine why it is that some COVID-19 cases have been much worse in some people than in others. Intermountain Healthcare officials said a new study ruled out one suspected cause:  blood type.
The Stockist in Salt Lake City had to close its doors early after receiving a violent threat from a...

SLC Police Arrest Man Accused Of Threatening Employee Who Asked Him To Mask Up

Salt Lake City Police arrested a man who they accused of threatening to shoot employees at a local clothing store after they asked him to put on a face mask.
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Mayor Erin Mendenhall Updates SLC Mask Order

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall updated the city's mask mandate that will continue beyond Saturday after the statewide mask requirement ends.
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Salt Lake County To Discuss Mask Mandate Friday

With only days to go until a statewide mask mandate ends, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson asked residents to continue wearing masks and urged businesses to require face coverings as leaders planned a discussion on further restrictions in the county.
Utah artist Heather Olsen painted a tribute called “Together We Can Do This” to Intermountain H...

Painting Honors Intermountain Healthcare Doctors, Nurses For Pandemic Work

Doctors and nurses on the front line of COVID-19 at Intermountain Healthcare received a lasting tribute from one Utah artist who created a painting to honor their work during the pandemic.
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Farmers Feeding Utah Campaign Helps Hundreds Of Emery County Families

The Farmers Feeding Utah campaign made its latest stop in Castle Dale on Wednesday, hoping to help struggling Emery County families.
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