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COVID-19

Recording of Discussion 15: The Emergence of Long-COVID and Key Implications

May 6th, 2021

Andrew Croshaw, Josh Trent, and Dr. Brett Giroir hosted a conversation that examined the emergence of long-COVID (or Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection, PASC). The discussion included implications healthcare stakeholders should consider including data and evidence generation, potential models of care delivery, patients’ costs and care needs, and potential socio-economic impacts. A recording of the discussion can […]

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New Healthcare Collaborative Launches to Help Patients with Long-COVID

April 28th, 2021

Governor Mike Leavitt and Nancy-Ann DeParle Announce New, Multi-Sector Alliance to Address Long-COVID Challenges and Promote Recovery Salt Lake City, April 28, 2021—Today, Governor Mike Leavitt, former Governor of Utah and former U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services (HHS), and Nancy-Ann DeParle, former Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy […]

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6 Ways to Reduce Health Inequities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 1st, 2021

Although the traumatic circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic have exacerbated existing health inequities, it has also fueled an immediacy to address them. The CDC recently released two grant-funded initiatives for state and local health departments to mitigate COVID-19 related health disparities: National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including […]

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Governor Leavitt quoted about the shift in supply of and demand for the COVID vaccine in Utah

March 10th, 2021

KUTV: Governor Leavitt was quoted in a recent news article about the current state of COVID vaccine distribution in the state of Utah. Leavitt describes how the newly approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine and an increased vaccine supply overall have contributed to a surplus of vaccines available in the state. The challenge now is to […]

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Governor Leavitt comments on vaccination efforts in Utah

February 24th, 2021

KSL: Governor Leavitt was quoted in a recent article about the challenges of the COVID-19 vaccination process. In the article, Leavitt describes the complexity of the situation, which makes it difficult for vaccination efforts to roll out in the exact way officials hope for. Read the full article here.

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Governor Leavitt speaks about state COVID-19 vaccination efforts

January 27th, 2021

Fox News: Governor Leavitt spoke on Fox News recently about the efforts of states to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, calling them “too granular”. Instead, he suggests states start trying to administer as many vaccines as quickly as possible. Read or watch more of what he said here.

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Governor Leavitt speaks about the feasibility of President Biden’s vaccination plan on Fox News

January 25th, 2021

Fox News: Governor Leavitt was interviewed on Fox News again, this time on The Claman Countdown. In the interview, he spoke about President Biden’s plan to vaccinate 100 million people in his first 100 days of office, which builds off President Trump’s Operation Warp Speed. Leavitt said Biden’s goal would be possible with an “all […]

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Governor Leavitt interviewed on Fox News about speeding up COVID vaccination

January 21st, 2021

Fox News: Governor Leavitt was recently interviewed on Cavuto Live on Fox News discussing the importance of speeding up the COVID vaccination process nationwide. Healthcare officials knew the logistical feat of quickly vaccinating a nation would be one of the toughest challenges of rolling out the COVID vaccine, especially at the state level. Governor Leavitt […]

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