Utah to get $2.9 million for fall flu season

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Utah will get more than $2.9 million tohelp the state prepare for the ongoing swine flu virus and fall fluseason. Utah will get more than $2.1 million in public health emergencyresponse grants, which help state public health departments preparefor things like vaccination campaigns. The state also will get $753,000 in hospital preparednessgrants, which help hospitals and health care systems prepare forand respond to public health emergencies. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius saidFriday that nationwide, $260 million in the response grants and $90million in hospital grants will be distributed.

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