COVID-19 vaccines open up for some of Utah’s older prisoners, homeless population

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This week, some Utah prisoners will get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as some of the homeless population in Salt Lake City.

This is as many Utahns 70-years-old and older have been told they will have to wait for their appointments.

“I was on the computer every single night for maybe a week and a half, trying to get a slot,” said Allison Downs, a Lehi resident.

Downs said her grandma in Utah County isn’t fast on the computer, so she’s been the one racing to claim her a spot.

“The computer system was real iffy,” said Robert Spicer, a Sandy resident.

Spicer said the Salt Lake County Health Department is doing the best they can as thousands still vie for limited appointments.

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