UDOH-sponsored COVID-19 Tests for the Week of November 29, 2021

The following testing sites are offered this week throughout Utah.  All of these testing sites offer PCR, rapid antigen tests, and NP swab PCR tests. All of these testing sites...
Last updated: November 29, 2021

UDOH-sponsored COVID-19 tests for the week of November 22, 2021

All testing sites on this list will be closed Thursday, November 25, 2021 for Thanksgiving. The following testing sites are offered this week throughout Utah.  All of these testing sites...
Last updated: November 22, 2021

CDC, FDA authorize Pfizer, Moderna booster doses for all adults

(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today authorized the use of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19...
Last updated: November 19, 2021

UDOH Announces Recipient of the 15th Medical Cannabis Pharmacy License

(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) has awarded the state’s 15th medical cannabis pharmacy license to Dragonfly Wellness. The company was one of eight applicants and...
Last updated: November 17, 2021

COVID-19 Testing in Utah is Easier than Ever

(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) has sponsored COVID-19 testing since the beginning of the pandemic and has added hours, locations, and more tests to...
Last updated: November 16, 2021

New Report Highlights Need to Address Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in Utah

(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH), Office of Health Disparities (OHD) recently released the Utah Health Status by Race and Ethnicity2021report. This report, which includes data...
Last updated: November 15, 2021

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