The University of Utah is actively monitoring the worldwide spread of the respiratory illness COVID-19. The University’s COVID-19 webpage is being updated regularly, and we encourage you to check it frequently for important updates. University of Utah Health also has a helpful webpage with FAQs, practical tips about how to protect yourself from COVID-19, and more.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
We strongly encourage you to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine. Getting the vaccine not only benefits yourself but the health of the greater community. Please continue to visit the Utah Department of Health website for the most up-to-date information about Utah vaccine distribution.
We realize that you may be wondering what your options are in regards to COVID-19 vaccinations, particularly if you are not going to be in the Salt Lake City area or the state of Utah throughout the semester. Please use the table below to assist in your planning.
|I will remain in the Salt Lake City area||I will remain in the state of Utah but will be leaving Salt Lake City||I will be leaving the state of Utah|
|Moderna OR Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine||Schedule your vaccine among any that are available. Schedule both doses at the location of your choice.||Schedule the first dose of the vaccine at the location of your choice. If you will not be in the local area for your second dose, then schedule the second dose in the community where you will be located.||Schedule both doses of the vaccine so that your second dose is complete prior to your departure from SLC. If you are not able to schedule both doses prior to your departure, review the eligibility and availability in the location where you will be going to determine if you are eligible. If you are not yet eligible, do not schedule your first dose.|
|Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine||Schedule your vaccine among any that are available. If you receive this vaccine, you only need one dose.||Schedule your vaccine among any that are available. If you receive this vaccine, you only need one dose.||If you receive this vaccine, you only need one dose. If there are no doses immediately available, continue to monitor for availability up to your departure time (some private locations will allow you to choose your brand of choice, County locations will not allow you to choose).|
You can go to any county to receive the vaccine. You are currently located in Salt Lake County.
- Salt Lake County Health Department Vaccine webpage.
- There is information available on the Vaccine and Frequently Asked Questions in multiple languages on this site.
- You can search by locations by vaccine brand here: https://vaccinefinder.org and https://getmyshot.utah.gov/.
- Additional information about the vaccine can be found at https://coronavirus.utah.gov/vaccine-distribution/#eligibility.
For answers to frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, visit our FAQ page below.