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Primary Children’s Hospital opens new newborn ICU

Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital has unveiled its new newborn ICU that will assist families needing highly-specialized intensive care.

More details released after Intermountain Healthcare announces vaccine requirement

More details are being released after Intermountain Healthcare announced Wednesday it would require all caregivers to be vaccinated.

Intermountain Healthcare, SCL Health announce intent to merge

Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health have signed a letter of intent to merge and create a system that provides care to more patients and communities in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, and Kansas.

Intermountain Healthcare increases minimum wage to $15 per hour

Intermountain Healthcare is increasing its minimum wage to $15 an hour on Sept. 19, for both clinical and non-clinical jobs.

Intermountain Healthcare doctors say ICU units now exceeding 100% capacity

Intermountain Healthcare doctors are speaking out about the impact of spiking COVID cases on Utah’s hospitals and caregivers.

Britain’s cases spike 70% in week as England ends lockdown Monday

Britain is dealing with a contrasting coronavirus situation: surging cases despite nearly 70% of its population receiving at least one vaccine dose and plans to ease restrictions, including in England on Monday. In addition, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was hospitalized with coronavirus last year, is self-isolating after becoming exposed to his infected health secretary.

Intermountain Healthcare announces closure of 25 pharmacies

Intermountain Healthcare will close 25 retail pharmacies and has entered into an agreement to transfer prescriptions and inventory to CVS Pharmacy in Utah in August of this year. 

UDoH says 12 counties now listed as ‘high’ in COVID-19 transmission...

Utah Department of Health officials said Thursday morning that 12 counties are now listed as "high" in the COVID-19 transmission index; the highest number since early March. 

Utah COVID-19 update: 8 more deaths, 282 new cases confirmed in...

The Utah Department of Health on Sunday confirmed eight additional deaths and 282 more COVID-19 cases confirmed in the past day.

Proton therapy center opens at Huntsman Cancer Institute

A new proton therapy center has opened at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City.