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 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the State of Utah received $13.4 million in federal aid to assist individuals and families with COVID-19-related funeral costs.      Since FEMA launched the COVID-19 funeral assistance program in April of 2021, Utahns submitted 2,448 applications, 1,978 of which were approved. The funds will support funeral … Read more