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.

Baby Finlay Clanton died from a rare genetic condition. (Used by permission the Clanton family)...

Utah Mother With Terminally Ill Baby Donates Breast Milk To Babies In Need

Many of us feel disconnected from others right now, but a Spanish Fork mother whose baby was terminally ill has created bonds in ways few could imagine.
Logging on for vaccine appointments is still frustrating Utah County seniors. (KSL TV)...

Getting Vaccination Appointment Still Frustrating Utah County Seniors

Confusion and frustration in Utah County this week with the elderly trying to get an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. The huge demand has crashed the system several times.
"Mama J" returned to Corner Canyon High School after battling COVID-19 in the ICU. (KSL-TV)...

Corner Canyon Teacher Returns To Classroom After Beating COVID-19

Tuesday was an exciting but nerve-racking day for a Corner Canyon High School teacher who returned to the classroom for the first time since ending up in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.
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Food Trucks Offer ‘Food Hugs’ To Health Care Workers

Health care workers at Intermountain Medical Center got a big thank you Thursday from the Food Truck League, which has donated more than 1,400 meals to front-line workers at several hospitals around the state.
These have been lonely times for the elderly, many of whom are in nursing homes, locked away from f...

Group Of Utah Musicians Make ‘Singing Telegrams’ For Elderly During COVID

These have been lonely times for the elderly, many of whom are in nursing homes, locked away from family and friends. That's why a group of Utah musicians that usually tours those facilities, but can't because of the pandemic, hasn't stopped reaching out with a song. 
77-year old Rodney Earle of Lehi urges people who recovered from COVID-19 to donate their plasma. (...

Donated Blood, COVID-19 Antibodies Save Lehi Man’s Life

If you’ve had COVID-19, and recovered, the American Red Cross wants your blood. That convalescent plasma from recovered patients is rich in antibodies that can help save lives by fighting off the virus.
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Non-First Responder Medical Workers Vaccinated At Mass Clinic In Ogden

Hundreds of volunteers in Weber County have been vaccinating thousands of people during the coming weeks and months. Vaccine supply could be holding them back from helping more people, faster.
Scott McKenzie, left, and Jeremy Uhrich, have delivered over 1,500 dozen cookies to essential worke...

Bake-Off Between Two Dads Turns Into Movement To Deliver Cookies To Essential Workers

A cookie competition between two dads turned into a heartwarming effort that has resulted in over 18,000 cookies being delivered to essential workers across Pennsylvania.
After a battle with COVID-19 that led to a two-day hospital stay, Carol Hirschi of Pleasant Grove e...

Utah Woman Beats COVID In Time To Celebrate 96th Birthday

After a battle with COVID-19 that led to a two-day hospital stay, a woman recovered in time to celebrate her 96th birthday from home. 
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‘Blessing Tree’ Stays Up Outside Bountiful Day Care

Christmas is now behind us, but that doesn't mean the need for help goes away. Some Davis County children are still feeling the Christmas Spirit even though Santa is back at the North Pole thanks to a "blessing tree."
David Lamb has been delivering treats and gifts to health care workers who don't get holidays off. ...

Santa Gets Head Start With Christmas Eve Delivery To SLC Hospitals

After the year we've had, even Santa needed a little Christmas Eve head start. That’s why he visited LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City Thursday night instead of Friday morning.
Thermo Fisher Scientific in Logan makes these containers used to transport the COVID-19 vaccines. (...

Logan Company Making Sterile Containers Used To Transport COVID-19 Vaccines

Thousands of sterile containers that hold large amounts of the different COVID-19 vaccines are being made at a growing company in Logan.
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Tooele Residents Getting Into Holiday Spirit With ‘Giving Train’ On Social Media

Throughout the month of December, members of the Tooele County 411 Facebook page have been posting items, services and gift cards they want to donate, asking for nominations on who to gift them to.
Sheryl McGlochlin can't visit loved ones during the pandemic so she sends them "love notes in the s...

Utah Woman Creates ‘Love Notes in the Snow’ For People She Can’t Visit During Pandemic 

Sometimes it takes a little bit of creativity to show our family and friends how much we love them when we can't visit with them in-person this year due to the pandemic. One Utah woman found a way to send the message loud and clear in nature.
David Aitken was diagnosed with a chronic condition that has slowly taken away his ability to walk....

Utah Neighbors Rally For Family Hit By Medical Issues, Thieves

A Utah community has come together to help a family hit hard with health problems and targeted by thieves.
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Project Embrace Donates $35K In Medical Equipment To Navajo Nation

Project Embrace donated $35,000 worth of medical equipment like walkers, wheelchairs, canes and crutches to those in need in the Navajo Nation. 
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63K Meal Bags Delivered To Needy Families At 5 Salt Lake City Schools

Before the sun was up at Backman Elementary School in Salt Lake City, a Christmas miracle was in its final stages as an army of volunteers unloaded pallets of potatoes and other food for needy families.
A scene from a PSA designed to trust build in minority communities over the safety of the COVID-19 ...

Health Group Using PSAs To Build Vaccine Trust Among Hard-Hit Minorities

Minorities are one of the hardest-hit populations during the pandemic, and that is why a Utah group is building trust with them through an online information campaign.
Manuel's El Burrito will give a free meal to needy families. (Winston Armani, KSL TV)...

Clearfield Restaurant Offers Free Meals To Hungry Families

Restaurants have been hit hard by the pandemic, but that’s not stopping a Clearfield restaurant from offering free meals to those in need.
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Outreach Team Helping Students, Families In SLC School District Meet Basic Needs

In the Salt Lake City School District, a small team of outreach specialists is compiling care packages full of rice, beans, diapers and clothes. They then shuttle them around to community members in need.
LDS Hospital workers show off their injection sites after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. (KSL-TV)...

LDS Hospital Workers Among First In Utah To Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Inside a small room at LDS Hospital, some of Utah’s frontline medical workers started receiving COVID-19 vaccinations.
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Volunteers Unite To Fill 1,000 Stockings For Troubled, At-Risk Youth

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and while this year will be different with the pandemic, the spirit of Christmas is just as palpable in one Utah County home where a handful of volunteers have come together to make sure at-risk youth aren't forgotten.
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KSL’s Quarters For Christmas Raising Money For Local Children In Need

It's the 55th year of Quarters for Christmas, and this year the need is greater than ever. Because of the pandemic, families need more help than they have in many years. 
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Utah To Launch Contact Tracing Via Text Messages

State epidemiologist Angel Dunn announced Thursday that Utah will start using automated text messages as a tool for contact tracing for people who test positive for COVID-19.
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