UAFP MEMBERS IN THE NEWS Originally published in the Salt Lake Tribune on June 30, 2020. “It sucks to be Black!” exclaimed a non-minority epidemiologist colleague to our class of graduate students. Why would someone think that is ever appropriate to say about anyone, but especially in a professional setting? We are tired of the…

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INFORMATION ABOUT SALT LAKE COUNTY’S MANDATE: Information obtained from Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson’s Facebook Page: Wearing a face covering correctly is one of the easiest things we can do to help our local businesses, and or community as whole, successfully weather this challenging time. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, June 27th, in…

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Utah Academy of Family Physicians (UAFP) share the concerns in the recent memo State Epidemiologist, Dr. Angela Dunn, sent to state and local health officials, on the current status of COVID-19 in the state of Utah. With the significant and continual resurgence of COVID-19 cases, UAFP believes we are at a critical juncture and it…

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Originally published in The Spectrum on 6/9/20. Editors note: This op-ed was submitted by a collection of St. George-area physicians and medical professionals. As physicians who live and practice in Southwest Utah, we are concerned about the rapid spread of COVID-19 in our community. During the month of May, and especially over the last week,…

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