COVID-19 Press Conference

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Michael Good, CEO of University of Utah Health, at a news conference in the state's Emergency Operations Center on Thursday, March 12, 2020 addressing the current state of COVID-19 in Utah. Representatives from the Utah System of Higher Education, the Utah Board of Education, Utah Jazz, local health authorities and Utah Department of Health were also present.

Project Homeless Connect

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Volunteer Dave Brewer photographs Chris Ponton and his dog Minnie at Project Homeless Connect, where community volunteers to provide services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Friday Oct. 25, 2019. Brewer is with Photo Collective Studios.

Speaking Out

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kelly Howard, who lost her son Billy Perkins, 26, in the opioid epidemic, at a news conference in Salt Lake City on Wednesday Feb. 20, 2019 where Intermountain Healthcare announced a reduction of 3.8 million opioid pills prescribed in 2018.

Work On: Be More Positive

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune A white board encourages patients to "be more positive" at Highland Ridge hospital. Highland Ridge (inpatient mental health/substance abuse) has undergone an expansion and added some services, including a teen program. Wednesday November 7, 2012 in Midvale.


Murray - Jim Collvins, 50, was diagnosed with breast cancer and is now finding out there is little research on how to treat the disease in men. Since undergoing chemotherapy, Collvins has been suffering short-term memory loss. He underwent an EEG test Wednesday, December 12, 2007, at the Wasatch Neurological Clinic in Murray in an attempt to diagnose this new challenge. The twenty minute test monitors the patient's brainwaves in a dark, quiet room. At the end of the test (when this photo was taken), a strobe light (top center) flashes repeatedly at the patient's face.

Living with HIV

Wendel has been living with the HIV virus for seventeen years. He is pictured in his Salt Lake City apartment, with the pills he takes every day to stay alive.

Valor House

Keith Haines is a navy veteran who lives at Salt Lake City's Valor House, a new facility to treat veterans who are experiencing problems ranging from homelessness, substance abuse, and post-traumatic stress disorder. . 11/15/2001, 3:36:46 PM


Steven Vaenuku, a teammate of Una Taufa's at West High School, kisses his forehead at the end of a visit to Taufu's hospital room. Man at left will be identified shortly. West High football player Una Taufa suffered a severe neck injury in a game two weeks ago and is partially paralyzed. He has begun the long and arduous rehabilitation process at LDS Hospital.. 09/27/2001, 12:15:58 PM