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County Conversations with Mayor Jenny Wilson

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In this podcast, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson will sit down with county staff, community members, and other local officials to discuss a variety of topics that impact Salt Lake County.

In this podcast, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson will sit down with county staff, community members, and other local officials to discuss a variety of topics that impact Salt Lake County.

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United States

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In this podcast, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson will sit down with county staff, community members, and other local officials to discuss a variety of topics that impact Salt Lake County.

Language:

English


Episodes

Vaccination FAQ with Gary Edwards from the SLCo Health Department

1/18/2021
This podcast is a deep dive into vaccination and the efforts by Salt Lake County to help get its 1.2 million residents vaccinated against COVID-19.

Duration:00:34:13

New Hiring Initiative to Help Fight COVID-19

8/18/2020
Mayor Wilson sits down with Kathleen Johnston, Director of HR at Salt Lake County and Margarita Angelo, Technical Recruiter to discuss the newly announced COVID-19 hiring initiative to staff up Salt Lake County's ability to fight the virus on the front lines with new contact tracers, nurses, and dozens of other jobs. Learn more at slco.org/jobs.

Duration:00:20:53

Face Covering FAQ & More w/ Dr. Vitek

8/11/2020
This week's episode features a discussion with the Medical Director of the Salt Lake County Health Department, Dr. Dagmar Vitek.

Duration:00:22:57

Adapting Services in Times of COVID

6/24/2020
In this episode, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is joined by Jim Cooper, the director of Salt Lake County Library Services, and Lindsie Smith, the director of Salt Lake County Clark Planetarium. They discuss how their respective divisions have adapted during the pandemic to be able to continue delivering quality services to the community. For information about how the county is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and how services are adapting, head over to slco.org/covid-19 to learn...

Duration:00:25:11

Salt Lake County's $40 million business grant program

6/11/2020
In this episode, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is joined by Dina Blaes, the director of Salt Lake County Regional Development. They discuss the newly-announced Small Business Impact Grant program aimed at helping small businesses who were impacted by COVID-19, the work behind the scenes that took place to make this program a reality, as well as how a business can apply. For information on this grant program, head over to slco.org.

Duration:00:15:08

Mayor Wilson and Congressman McAdams talk COVID-19

5/4/2020
In this episode, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is joined by Congressman Ben McAdams. They discuss the work of the Salt Lake County Emergency Coordination Center in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Congressman McAdams' experience in testing positive for COVID-19, as well as how local and federal governments can coordinate economic recovery efforts. For information on COVID-19 from Salt Lake County, head over to https://slco.org/covid-19

Duration:00:23:39

Salt Lake County COVID-19

3/13/2020
In this episode, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is joined by Gary Edwards, Executive Director of the Salt Lake County Health Department, and Clint Mecham, Salt Lake County Emergency Management Division Chief. They discuss the formation of the Unified Command, how Salt Lake County has prepared for COVID-19, the various responses to this situation and much more! For information on COVID-19 from Salt Lake County, head over to https://slco.org/covid-19/.

Duration:00:39:44

The 2020 Census

2/24/2020
In this episode, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is joined by Ze Min Xiao (Zee), Salt Lake County's Director of the Office for New Americans and Marti Woolford, Special Projects Coordinator. They talk about the importance of the census, what Salt Lake County is doing to make sure everyone is counted and much more!

Duration:00:24:29

Air Quality

2/17/2020
In this episode, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is joined by Thom Carter, Executive Director of UCAIR, and Michael Shea, Salt Lake County's Environmental Manager. They discuss air quality, the various efforts addressing this issue and much more!

Duration:00:35:54

Recreation in Salt Lake County

2/10/2020
In this episode, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is joined by Shawn Stinson from Visit Salt Lake and Martin Jensen from Salt Lake County Parks & Rec. They discuss the various opportunities for sports and recreation in Salt Lake County, their economic impact and much more!

Duration:00:31:03

State of the County Address

1/24/2020
This premier episode of County Conversations with Mayor Jenny Wilson features the first-ever podcast edition of the State of the County address for 2020. Mayor Wilson is joined by Councilmembers Max Burdick and Ann Granato to discuss the most pressing issues from 2019 and look ahead to Salt Lake County’s challenges for 2020 including homelessness, affordable housing, behavioral health, budgets, and sustainable growth.

Duration:00:39:46