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The Utah Department of Health issues news advisories to announce an upcoming press or community event.

June 9, 2010 - Free Conference for Cancer Survivors, Family, Friends

June 2, 2011 - UDOH to Host Public Hearing on Indoor Clean Air Act

May 23, 2011 - UDOH Conducts Exercise to Test Medicine Distribution

May 18, 2011 - Honors for the Emergency Medical Response to a Park Ranger Shooting

April 27, 2011 - Governor to Sign Bill Creating Prostate Cancer License Plate

April 20, 2011 - UDOH Celebrates Earth Day Tomorrow with Completion of Solar Park

April 11, 2011 - Voiceless Cancer Survivor “Speaks Out” Against Tobacco - Former smoker speaks with voice box to tell Granite Peak teens about dangers of addiction

April 7, 2011 - Comprehensive New Federal Plan to Reduce Health Disparities

March 24, 2011 - “Buns Up” 5K to Promote Colon Cancer Awareness - All Proceeds to be Used to Provide Cancer Screenings

February 24, 2011 - Diabetes Expo Features Free Screenings, Gail Miller as Keynote Speaker

February 17, 2011 - Retailers to Post Warnings About Alcohol and Pregnancye

February 10, 2011 - Teens Share Stories of Dating Violence

February 8, 2011 - UDOH Launches New Website to Warn of Tobaccos Risk to Children - Ingestion of tobacco products can be deadly

February 3, 2011 - What’s Love Got to Do With It? - Students Honored for Efforts to Prevent Dating Violence

January 11, 2011 - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Facilities Going Tobacco Free

December 10, 2010 - Addictive Chemicals Lurk Beneath Candy Aroma - Can kids tell the difference?

December 9, 2010 - What’s Love Got to Do With It? - Students challenged to help prevent dating violence

November 17, 2010 - Smokers Can Quit Cold Turkey and Eat It, Too - UDOH and Subway Partner for Great American Smokeout

November 16, 2010 - Youth Dressed as Gifts Invite Smokers to Quit - Teens will ask public to “give gift of quitting” outside Energy Solutions Arena Nov. 18

November 8, 2010 - Uninsured Adults Urged to Apply for Health Coverage

October 25, 2010 - Chilling Effects of Domestic Violence Outlined in New Report

October 21, 2010 - Lt. Gov., UDOH to Recognize Families of Overdose Victims

October 18, 2010 - 'You Don't Get to Say Goodbye...' Families of Teen Crash Victims Share Their Loss

October 18, 2010 - Public Comment Sought on Renewal of Federal Block Grant

October 13, 2010 - Latinos Encouraged to Learn Their HIV Status

October 4, 2010 - ER Staff Urged to Use Protocol to Detect Domestic Violence

September 16, 2010 - Information Fair for Elder Refugees in Utah

August 23, 2010 - Media Opportunity to Address Influenza Vaccine Questions

July 27, 2010 - Pres. Obama's Coordinator for Health IT to Address Utah Group ~ (See Agenda)

June 3, 2010 - Cancer Survivors to Attend Survivorship Day

May 12, 2010 - Utah Food Bank, UDOH announce expanded food program

May 10, 2010 - Uninsured Parents Urged to Apply for Health Coverage

May 3, 2010 - 'First Ladies Fight Back' Starting in West Valley City

April 26, 2010 - Staying Safer at School: Playground Inspection Shows How

April 20, 2010 - Media Opportunity to Address Vaccine Safety Questions

April 14, 2010 - Gov. Herbert, UDOH to Unveil New Unified State Laboratory

April 1, 2010 - Free Colonoscopies for Qualifying Utahns

March 18, 2010 - UDOH to Release Findings of Drug Overdose Study

March 10, 2010 - Health Disparities Conference to Feature National Perspective

February 3, 2010 - Teens Honored for Efforts to Prevent Dating Violence

January 5, 2010 - Public Hearing for Proposed UDOH Fees

December 17, 2009 - Put an H1N1 Vaccination on Your Holiday To-do List

November 18, 2009 - Leading by Example: UDOH Buildings to Go Entirely Smoke Free

November 17, 2009 - Utah Teen to Help Launch New ‘Faces of Diabetes’ Campaign

November 16, 2009 - The UDOH Unveils a New Tool for Emergency Public Health Response Efforts

October 30, 2009 - Moroccan Psychiatrist Shares Experiences with Diagnosing and Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

October 26, 2009 - Kids Eat ‘Brains’ to Launch Zombie-themed Advertising Contest

October 23, 2009 - Public Health Officials to Unveil H1N1 Educational Campaign

October 20, 2009 - Candy or Tobacco? Big Tobacco’s New Products

October 19, 2009 - Thirteen Stories We’d Rather Not Tell - Families of Teen Crash Victims Share Their Loss

October 8, 2009 - Utah Cancer Survivors to Attend Survivorship Day

October 6, 2009 - Emergency Room Staff Can Help Detect, Stop Domestic Violence

September 17, 2009 - Public Health Officials, Health Care Providers to Host H1N1 Briefing and Discuss Plans for This Fall

September 14, 2009 - Federal Block Grant Renewal Sought

August 17, 2009 - UDOH Employees Reach Out to Students, Homeless

May 28, 2009 - Service Will Memorialize Utahns Who Died Due to Tobacco

May 7, 2009 - Pregnancy Risk Line Reaches Milestone

April 30, 2009 - UDOH Opens Joint Information Center for Swine Flu Response

April 29, 2009 - 4th and 5th Graders Honored for Anti-tobacco Ads

April 28, 2009 - Utah Newborn Safe Haven Law Still in Place

April 27, 2009 - Time Running Out for Uninsured Utahns to Apply for PCN

April 23, 2009 - Open House Teaches Parents How to Keep Kids Safe

April 22, 2009 - Pedestrian 'Stings' Planned to Keep Streets Safe

April 20, 2009 - UDOH to Host 'Climate Change and Public Health' Workshop

April 12, 2009 - ***Due to the threat of inclement weather, and out of concern for the safety of participating officers, the pedestrian safety sting scheduled for tomorrow has been POSTPONED. Further information will follow once the event has been rescheduled.***
April 13, 2009 - Pedestrian 'Stings' Planned to Keep Streets Safe

March 26, 2009 - UDOH, IDS to Honor Transplant Recipients

March 23, 2009 - Youth to Rally for Kick Butts Day

March 19, 2009 - Family Enrollment Fair to Help Cover Utah’s Uninsured

March 16, 2009 - Uninsured Adults Urged to Apply for Primary Care Network

March 7, 2009 - UDOH Partners Offer Redced Price A1C Tests

January 20, 2009 - UDOH Adds Cystic Fibrosis to Newborn Screening Program

November 24, 2008 - HHS Sec. Leavitt Encourages Seniors to Shop Around for Medicare Coverage

November 19, 2008 - UDOH Seeks Input on Guidelines for Prescribing Pain Meds

November 18, 2008 - Youth Group vs. Big Tobacco: Utahns Need to “Lose Their Label”

October 20, 2008 - Gov. Huntsman Declares Prescription Safety Awareness Week

October 13, 2008 - Firefighters and Their Truck Go Pink to Fight Breast Cancer

October 8, 2008 - Battling Back After Traumatic Brain Injuries - Conference to Help Families and Professionals Manage Injuries

October 7, 2008 - Students to Visit Ad Agency, Learn to Fight Big Tobacco

September 10, 2008 - More than Just Numbers - Families of Teen Crash Victims to Share Stories of Loss

August 26, 2008 - Disfigured Baseball Star to Warn Horizonte Students Against Smokeless Tobacco Use

August 21, 2008 - Utah Cancer Survivors to Attend Unique, Free Conference

August 21, 2008 - UDOH Seeks Public Input on Federal Block Grant Renewal

August 18, 2008 - Celebrating 10 Years of Covering Utah’s Children

June 19, 2008 - Physical and Mental Stamina Put to the Test as Teams Compete for Miley Cyrus Tickets

June 6, 2008 - UDOH, State Parks Launch New Gold Medal Mile and Walking Challenge

June 4, 2008 - Town Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Findings of Monticello Cancer Study [Final Report]

May 21, 2008 - Super Colon Comes to Salt Lake City

May 21, 2008 - First Meeting of the Governor’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee

May 20, 2008 -The TRUTH Honors School with Free Concert

May 12, 2008 - Gov. Huntsman, UDOH to Break Ground on New Unified State Laboratory

April 30, 2008 - UDOH to Unveil Campaign to Reduce Prescription Overdose Deaths - Utahns Urged to Use Rx Pain Meds “Only as Directed”

April 25, 2008 - Are You Ready for Utah’s New Law to Protect Kids?

March 14, 2008 - UDOH and Partners Offer Reduced-price A1C Tests for Patients with Diabetes

January 15, 2008 - UDOH, March of Dimes to Host Annual Birth Defects Conference for Families

December 14, 2007 - Magna Residents 'On Track' to Get Fit

November 26, 2007 - Utah Department of Health Stages Mock Influenza Event

November 19, 2007 - UDOH Sponsors A1C Testing for Diabetes Patients

November 13, 2007 - Body Bags to Line Salt Lake Streets

September 25, 2007 - Utah's First Lady Honors Businesses for Worksite Wellness Excellence

June 20, 2007 - Free and Low-cost HIV Testing Available

May 30, 2007 - Utah Hospitals Ranked on Quality of Cardiac and Orthopedic Care

May 10, 2007 - Representatives from Six Mountain States Meet on eHealth Policy

April 23, 2007 - Health and Human Service Region VIII Tribal Consultation Meeting to Address Health Care for American Indians

April 2, 2007 - Pandemic Flu Task Force to Turn Over Recommendations to the Governor

March 9, 2007 - Utah Department of Health and Associated Food Stores to Sponsor A1C Testing for People with Diabetes - Special reduced-price testing available throughout the month of March

February 6, 2007 - Pandemic Flu Task Force Wraps Up Its Work with Recommendations for the Governor

January 2, 2007 - Pandemic Flu Task Force to Address Management of Influenza Vaccine During a Pandemic and Ways to Keep the Flu From Spreading

December 4, 2006 - Pandemic Flu Task Force to Address Essential Business and Community Services and Managing Antiviral Medications

November 9, 2006 - HealthInsight, UDOH and the UHA collaborate to provide consumers with online price and quality resources

November 8, 2006 - Pandemic Flu Task Force to Address Adequacy of Health Care System and Needs of Vulnerable Populations

October 26, 2006 - New Program Helps Uninsured Participate In Their Employer’s Health Plan

October 4, 2006 - Baby Watch Early Intervention Celebrates with a Play Date!

September 27, 2006 - Spot the Tot Child Safety Campaign Goes Nationwide

September 25, 2006 - Utah Cancer Action Network to Release New Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan for the State of Utah

September 14, 2006 - Depressed Parents can Harm their Child’s Development

September 12, 2006 - The TRUTH Campaign Launches 2006 Contest with Retro Bell-bottom Bash

June 26, 2006 - UDOH Executive Director to Take New HIV Test and Discuss the 25-Year Evolution of the Disease

June 14, 2006 - Cannon Building Employees pay Tribute to Building Namesake, Martha Hughes Cannon

June 5, 2006 - The TRUTH Campaign Invites Youth to “Decompress” at Tobacco-Free End-of-Year Event

May 19, 2006 - UDOH Hosts Town Meeting to Discuss Monticello Cancer Study

May 17, 2006 - Public Health Officials Receive Decontamination Equipment Training

May 12, 2006 - UDOH Recognizes Utah’s Outstanding Emergency Medical Services Professionals

May 10, 2006 - Utah Sets New Teen Pregnancy Prevention Goal

May 8, 2006 - The TRUTH Campaign Announces Contest Winners at a Celebrity-style Celebration

May 8, 2006 - UDOH and Safety Net Providers Look at Ways to Help the Uninsured and Underinsured in Utah

May 4, 2006 - Safe Kids Week 2006

April 18, 2006 - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Gives a Boost to Utah's Infant Immunization Week

April 10, 2006 - Utah First in Nation to Hold Asthma Genomics Workshop

March 22, 2006 - Governor Convenes Summit to Help Utah Better Prepare for Pandemic Influenza

November 8, 2005 - Domestic Violence Kills Someone Every 21 Days in Utah

November 2, 2005 - Utah Officials to Unveil Avian Flu and Pandemic Influenza Response Plans

October 5, 2005 - Governor Huntsman’s Initiative on Health Insurance for the Uninsured to Hold Town Meetings

August 12, 2005 - Utah Decision Makers Convene First Childhood Obesity Forum

May 18, 2005 - The TRUTH Campaign Recognizes Contest Winners by Posting Kids' Original Ads on Refrigerators

May 12, 2005 - Governor Huntsman and UDOH to Honor Utah's Lifesaving Emergency Medical Professionals

May 4 , 2005 - Utah Department of Health Targets High Stroke Death Rate

April 29, 2005 - Utah Summit on Health Insurance Coverage Aims to Reduce Uninsured

April 27, 2005 - Utah Department of Health to Expand Gold Medal Schools Program into All Elementary Schools to Combat Childhood Obesity

April 5, 2005 - Public Invited to Enjoy A Breath of Fresh Air at the Second Annual Smoke-Free Salt Lake City Day on April 8

March 30, 2005 -Utahns Invited to Tour the Colossal Colon

March 21, 2005 -Utah Department of Health to Rollout Testing Plan For 36 Diseases in Utah’s 50,000 Newborn Babies

March 7, 2005 -Utah Department of Health Celebrates 100 Years of Recording Life and Death Events

December 3, 2004 - Utah Department of Health Offers Free Ski/Snowboard Helmets

November 19, 2004 - Governor to Recommend Measures to Improve Health of State Workers

November 5, 2004 - Secondhand Smoke Revealed - "Science Fair"

October 12, 2004 - State Charitable Fund And Organ Donor Drive Kicks Off

September 28, 2004 - The Utah Department of Health and Phoenix Alliance Launch Truth from Youth Anti-tobacco Advertising Contest

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06/09/2011


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