Utah recently recorded some of the lowest numbers of COVID-19 deaths and steepest declines in COVID-19 hospitalizations in the country. Leisha Nolen, MD, PhD, Utah’s State Epidemiologist, attributes those results to the state’s unique set of demographics as a relatively young and healthy population.      With 65% of its population fully vaccinated, Nolen emphasized … Read more

(Salt Lake City, UT) September 1, 2022 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued recommendations for use of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 bivalent vaccines to help protect Americans from COVID-19. Also known as “updated boosters,” the vaccines target multiple strains of COVID-19—the original strain of the virus and 2 of the … Read more

According to the latest data released by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Utah ranked 4th among states in terms of hospitalization rate decrease over the past two weeks at -22%.     The state reported 5 hospitalizations per 100,000 people during that time period and had the 3rd lowest number of deaths … Read more