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ARLINGTON, VA - DECEMBER 09: Director of the Defense Health Agency Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place speak...
LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press

Across services, troops face discipline for refusing vaccine

All of the U.S. military services have now begun disciplinary actions and discharges for troops who have refused to get the mandated coronavirus vaccine, officials said Thursday, with as many as 20,000 unvaccinated forces at risk of being removed from service.
10 months ago
The Window Rock formation is illuminated on March 17 in Window Rock, Arizona during an event to rem...
Heather Simonsen, KSL TV

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.  
10 months ago
Patricia Carrill gets her booster shot at a West Valley City clinic. (KSL TV)...
Jed Boal, KSL TV

Booster shots critical in fighting omicron variant

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine and booster may be critical in the battle against omicron.  
10 months ago
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Morgan Wolfe, KSL TV

New mom who delayed COVID-19 vaccine to protect baby is now on ventilator in ICU 

A new mom who wanted to get the COVID-19 vaccine but decided to hold off until she was done breastfeeding her new son is now fighting for her life in the hospital. 
10 months ago
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Jed Boal, KSL TV

‘We are bursting at the seams’: Utah hospitals full with COVID patients

As we head into our second Thanksgiving in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Utah’s hospitals said they are about as full as they were at the peak last year.  
10 months ago
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez receives a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on December 31,...
Associated Press

Navajo officials urge COVID-19 safety as holiday nears 

Navajo Nation officials are urging residents on the vast reservation to limit in-person gatherings to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus around the holidays. 
11 months ago
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Tamara Vaifanu, KSL TV

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.
11 months ago
Patricia Carrill gets her booster shot at a West Valley City clinic. (KSL TV)...
Morgan Wolfe & Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

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. 
11 months ago
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Jed Boal, KSL TV

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.  
11 months ago
Paul Harvey got his flu shot and his COVID-19 booster. (KSL TV)...
MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer

Boosters for all US adults getting closer

An influential U.S. advisory panel will discuss expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults Friday, a move that could make the shots available as early as this weekend.
11 months ago
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Jed Boal, KSL TV

Utah reimburses small businesses that pay workers for vaccination time off

A new financial infusion of federal funds is now available for Utah’s small businesses which have employees taking time off due to COVID-19 vaccinations. Eligible businesses can apply for that money starting Tuesday morning. 
11 months ago
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Jed Boal, KSL TV

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. 
11 months ago
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Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Idaho infant dies from COVID-19 

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare said an infant has died from COVID-19 complications. 
11 months ago
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LAURAN NEERGAARD & MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writers

US gives final clearance to COVID-19 shots for kids 5 to 11

U.S. health officials on Tuesday gave the final signoff to Pfizer’s kid-size COVID-19 shot, a major expansion of the nation’s vaccination campaign.
11 months ago
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Associated Press

Navajo Nation: No COVID-related deaths, 21st time in 33 days

The Navajo Nation on Monday reported 34 more COVID-19 cases, but no coronavirus-related deaths for the 21st time in the past 33 days.
11 months ago
Rachel Johnson says her kids have a metabolic disorder and COVID-19 is a serious threat to them. (K...
Heather Simonsen, KSL TV

Utah doctor: COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective in children 

The Food and Drug Administration approved the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 and recommended emergency use authorization. It could be available as soon as next week. A Utah pediatrician explains what parents should know. 
11 months ago
A medical team moves a COVID-19 patient in a Utah hospital. (KSL TV)...
Matt Rascon, KSL TV

Utah doctor urges getting COVID-19 vaccine heading into cold months

An infectious disease doctor at Intermountain Healthcare said we could soon see COVID-19 cases level off, but he expected hospitalizations to continue to stretch hospital staff thin through October. With that in mind, he stressed the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine.
1 year ago
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Ashley Moser, KSL TV

Utah transplant recipient given third shot of COVID-19 vaccine

Lauren Holbrook, who has had three heart transplants, is among the two million people who were given a third shot of the COVID-19 vaccine after the United States authorized them in August for people with compromised immune systems.
1 year ago
The Greene family embraces their father after he returned home from the hospital, following a two m...
Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Utah man returns home after being hospitalized with COVID-19

After more than two months in the hospital, battling COVID-19, Russell Greene arrived home Tuesday morning to an official police escort and cheering family and friends.
1 year ago
Tanya, 46, receives a treatment for her long-term side effects of COVID-19 after surviving the viru...
Dan Rascon, KSL TV

Study: Vaccine halves chance of long-term effects from breakthrough COVID-19 cases

A new study shows promise for those getting vaccinated when it comes to long-term side effects from COVID-19.
1 year ago
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Jed Boal, KSL TV

Utah doctor says we need to return to basics to stop COVID-19 spread among children

Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, an infectious diseases doctor at Intermountain Healthcare, said the data shows the rise in COVID-19 cases is being driven by children. He recommended a return to the pandemic basics to stop the surge.
1 year ago
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Morgan Wolfe & Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Utah health care workers dealing with staffing shortages

For the first time during the pandemic, Gov. Spencer Cox said there were zero ICU beds available in the state. Intermountain Healthcare officials added their voices to the warning, saying a staffing shortage is affecting the number of available ICU beds.
1 year ago
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Matt Rascon, KSL TV

Davis County prepares to reopen mass vaccine site ahead of anticipated demand

Anticipating the current COVID-19 trend and pending guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on booster shots will bring a spike in vaccine demand in the coming weeks, Davis County Health officials said they're working to reopen a mass vaccination site.
1 year ago
A Weber State University student receives his COVID-19 vaccine in August, 2021. (KSL TV)...
Mike Anderson, KSL TV

WSU, USU establish plans to keep classrooms safe from COVID-19

Seating charts and contact tracing are among the tools being used as classes start up on Monday at Utah State and Weber State. Both schools are approaching the it by, ideally, keeping a close eye on COVID-19 cases in each class. They also have vaccinations and case containment teams to help minimize the impact.
1 year ago
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