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Members of Utah National Guard will be required to receive COVID-19 vaccine

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Salt Lake City, Utah — On Wednesday The Utah National Guard announced that members will be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccination and submit their vaccine card to officials.

“The Utah National Guard has made COVID-19 vaccines part of our normal medical readiness requirements,” said officials in a Facebook post. “They have begun mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations of service members.”

According to officials, units will be scheduled to receive the vaccine at upcoming drills.

Every Wednesday from 8-11 a.m. at Camp Williams Readiness Center, Medical Command will also be holding weekly vaccine clinics.

There will also be a vaccine clinic in Draper on or near the Sports Court two Wednesdays each month from 1-3 pm September 15 and 29, October 13 and 27, November 3 and 17.

At both vaccine clinic locations, Pfizer and Moderna vaccines will be available.

Members will be required to submit a copy of their vaccine card to the Utah National Guard Medical Detachment for documentation, after receiving a vaccine.

 

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