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Intermountain Healthcare to merge with SCL Health by 2022

SALT LAKE CITY — Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health have signed a letter of intent to merge. The announcement came during a press conference on Thursday. The merger, expected to close in early 2022, will provide high-quality, accessible and affordable health care to more communities and patients in six states, including Utah, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, Kansas and Colorado, said Dr. Marc Harrison, Intermountain's president and CEO. Together, the two organizations with no geographic overlap, will operate 33 hospitals, employ 58,000 caregivers, run 385 clinics and provide health ...

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Letter: Virus spread in schools was a preventable problem

Only a week and a half into the new school year and my unvaccinated daughter (ineligible for the vaccine due to her age) was exposed to Covid 19 in a largely unmasked classroom where she and a small handful of masked students had come hoping to learn in a safe environment. We waited in a two ...