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Information for the Media

The overall objectives of the Bureau of Epidemiology are to reduce communicable/infectious disease outbreaks and provide systematic and ongoing collection, analysis, evaluation, and dissemination of epidemiologic data.

The Bureau of Epidemiology collaborates with local health departments, private healthcare providers, the Unified State Laboratories: Public Health and other partners to conduct disease investigations and surveillance of infectious diseases that are reportable in Utah. The Bureau has the capacity to respond to events such as bioterrorism threats or an influenza pandemic.

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Contact Us

To contact the Bureau of Epidemiology, please call or e-mail us Monday - Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Mtn. Standard Time.

  • Phone: 801-538-6191
  • Fax: 801-538-9923
  • Email:
  • 24-hour on-call: Utah Department of Health Media Line: 801-209-2591


Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
Fax: 801-538-9913
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

24-Hour Urgent Event & Disease Reporting

1-888-EPI-UTAH (374-8824)

Regular Business Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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