COVID-19 ‘UK variant’ discovered in Utah

The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) has confirmed the state’s first case of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant, frequently referred to as the ‘UK variant’. The …

Stronger Together: COVID-19 Multicultural Town Hall

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Join us via Facebook Live on Tuesday, January 5th at 6 PM for a conversation on equitable COVID-19 response efforts! We will hear from leaders of the Multicultural Advisory Committee and other state and community organizations that are on the frontlines of policy, health, communications, and economic relief.

Free COVID-19 Testing Expanded Across Utah

The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is offering free rapid antigen testing at many locations throughout the state of Utah. Anyone can get tested at these free testing clinics, even if they do not have symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone who wants to be tested can find a location and register online through this online map.

Gov. Gary Herbert declares state of emergency for hospital overcrowding, case surge

Following weeks of continued stress on Utah’s hospital networks due to a rise in cases of COVID-19, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has declared a new State of Emergency to address hospital overcrowding.

The situation is dire and unsustainable. We must take action now to protect our hospitals and healthcare workers and to avoid further devastation on our families, communities, and businesses.