As Vaccination Options Expand Locally, Health Officials Warn Against Complacency

Mar 2, 2021

More people are now eligible to sign up for COVID-19 vaccines in Utah, and now they’ll have more choices in clinics and even brands. But local officials are warning residents not to let good news lead to complacency.

Logan Regional Hospital will become the first in Cache Valley to offer the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine starting on Thursday, as more and more Utahns become eligible.

 

It was announced last week Utah would be getting 20,000 doses of the single-shot Janssen (commonly known as the Johnson & Johnson) vaccine. Intermountain Healthcare’s Sarah Fitzgerald, the marketing and communication director at Logan Regional, said Logan will be receiving 1,300 this week. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.

 

This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.