Media Contacts

Kylene Metzger

Media Relations Specialist, Public Relations

May 08, 2020 2:00 PM

University of Utah Health is working in partnership with the Utah Legislative Ethnic and Racial Minority Caucus and the Utah Department of Health Office of Health Disparities to test for COVID-19 in underserved communities in Utah. In-car COVID-19 testing will be available free of charge, regardless of symptoms, to members of the public at the Utah State Fairpark on Saturday, May 9th, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

A University of Utah Health medical team and the Wellness Bus will be on hand to help with community needs. The Wellness Bus has shifted regular operations and retrofitted to provide COVID-19 screening, health consultations, and education. The Wellness Bus will serve as an operations mobile command center at the Utah State Fairpark during COVID-19 testing.

Participants are required to pre-register to reserve a 10-minute time slot to be tested.

  • Spanish/English: (801) 436-7118 or (562) 448-5389
  • English: (801) 413-3248 or (801) 747-9547

COVID-19 testing for underserved communities has been organized by Senators Luz Escamilla and Jani Iwamoto, and Representatives Angela Romero, Karen Kwan, Mark Wheatley, and Sandra Hollins. University of Utah Health is proud to work in partnership with Utah legislators, the Utah Department of Health Office of Health Disparities, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City, and the Utah State Fairpark.

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