March 13, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
My latest story with the Documenting COVID-19 project is an investigation into Utah’s school COVID-19 testing program, in collaboration with the Salt Lake Tribune. We investigated with a once-innovative program failed in fall 2021.
October 31, 2021.Reading time 3 minutes.
In last week’s newsletter, I gave a shout-out to the Salt Lake County Health Department, which posted vaccination rates by Zodiac sign on Twitter. It drew a lot of attention, but the local agency’s analysis might not be particularly robust.
September 26, 2021.Reading time 1 minute.
I want to give a special shout-out to Utah, which has expanded its K-12 data since spring 2021. This state is now the fourth to report in-person enrollment in schools.
July 18, 2021.Reading time 2 minutes.
Utah hasn’t hit 70% adult vaccinations yet—but a recent data error led state officials to erroneously announce the benchmark had been hit. Spencer Cox, Utah’s governor, posted an apology on Twitter that drew attention for his commitment to transparency and accountability.