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Leading the Utah Navajo COVID-19 Relief Program, Pete Sands is a lifeline for his community. Here’s what he’s seeing, in his own words

HEN THE UTAH NAVAJO HEALTH SYSTEM FIRST CAME together, with administrators and the board members watching this virus, there was just something that kind of spoke inside all of us, saying, “This is going to come here.” The Navajo Nation already has high factors of diabetes, lung disease, heart disease, a lot of the health risks. And we knew if this comes here, it’s

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