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10% of Utah kids 5-11 have received at least one COVID vaccine dose


According to the Utah Department of Health, ten percent of Utah children between the ages of 5 and 11 have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. Kids between 5-11 make up 12% of Utah’s total population. It’s been about two weeks since the FDA issued an emergency use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine for the age group.


Utah Department of Health officials say testing is still important as we head into the busy holiday traveling season.In partnership with the Utah Department of Health, Test Utah is providing travelers their own expedited line to get a free rapid antigen or PCR test.

Tyler Hewitt is the web/social media assistant at UPR. He writes stories every day, updates the website and manages the station's Twitter and Facebook pages. Tyler is a senior at Utah State University and is studying public relations, marketing, and psychology. He loves to write, listen to music, play video games, play tennis and hang out with his fiancé and cat, Juno. He is a great plant dad and recently started collecting vinyl records!