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Utah COVID-19 recovery plan touts local support

Monte Whaley | Mar 26, 2020 | Utah

Dispatch from Seattle v4: On working to acceptance of the "new normal"

DJ Wilson | Mar 24, 2020 | Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Federal, New Mexico, Texas, Utah

Job losses expected to mount in hotel industry, according to new study

Michael Goldberg | Mar 20, 2020 | Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Utah

5 Things Utah: Brian Zehnder MD, COVID update, Health bills

| Mar 20, 2020 | Utah

It feels something like the eye of the hurricane. Utah just went through the front part with the earthquake yesterday. Scary and real, but luckily no lives lost. Now, there is erie quiet ahead of the next part of the storm which looms, metaphorically, offshore. "Don't panic" may be the...[ Read More ]

Some Utah lawmakers say the governor is overreacting to COVID-19

Monte Whaley | Mar 19, 2020 | Utah

Rural lawmakers in Utah warn Gov. Gary Herbert the state is overreacting to the COVID-19 outbreak and the measures to slow the spread of the virus could do significant damage to the economy. The letter, signed by 18 rural lawmakers, says the response from the state government to COVID-19 is...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Brian Zehnder, MD

Michael Goldberg | Mar 18, 2020 | Utah

Brian Zehnder, MD, is the Medical Director of Exodus Healthcare Network. He joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss price transparency and value based care.     There are so many people now tat I'm seeing in my office— I'm a family physician— and more and...[ Read More ]

Utah company gets FDA approval for more COVID-19 testing in U.S.

Monte Whaley | Mar 18, 2020 | Utah

A Utah diagnostics company which has already distributed its COVID-19 tests to Europe will now be able to make those same tests widely available in the United States. CO-Diagnostics received approval from the FDA this week to allow its test kits for use by and marketed to a huge array...[ Read More ]

Dispatch from Seattle v2: On closing schools

DJ Wilson | Mar 17, 2020 | Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Federal, Texas, Utah

One of the first impactful things to happen in response to the COVID virus is the closing of schools. It's impacting families, school districts and the transmission of the disease itself. Here in Seattle, America's epicenter of the disease, there have been some notable lessons learned about school closures over...[ Read More ]

Utah residents asked not to hoard food, medicine

Monte Whaley | Mar 17, 2020 | Utah

The head of the Utah Food Industry Association urged people not to hoard food and medicine during the COVID-19 spread. “We urge customers to be calm and to adhere to the commonsense guidance provided by state and local health officials,” said Dave Davis, president of the UFIA in a statement...[ Read More ]

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