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News Releases - Calendar Year 2001

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December 27, 2001 - Health Community Bands Together to Launch Utah AWARE to Combat Antibiotic Resistance
December 12, 2001 - HMO Satisfication Survey Ranks Utah's HMO in Service and Care

November 26, 2001 - Utahns Encouraged to Attend World AIDS Day Activities
November 26, 2001 - A Gift of Hearing - Recycled Hearing Aids

November 22, 2001 - Study seeks causes of higher cleft lip and palate rates in Utah

November 8, 2001 - UDOH's Youth Coalition Urges Peers to "Take Command of the Airwaves" by Entering Anti-Tobacco Advertising Contest

News Advisory:  November 7, 2001 - Seeking Hope When A Child Dies - A Day of HOPE Conference

Special Notice:  November 1, 2001 - Helpful Tips for Hosting Olympic Visitors in Private Homes

October 26, 2001 - Halloween Safety Is No Trick
October 22, 2001 - Utah Department of Health to Use Rapid Testing

October 22, 2001 - Adults and Immuniztions ? Some Things You Never Outgrow

October 15, 2001 - Influenza Season Officially Begins with Three Flu Cases

October 11, 2001 - Intimate Partner Violence Homicides, 1994-1999

October 11, 2001 - More Women Eligible for Free Mammograms and Pap Tests

October 9, 2001 - Public Health Investigates Anthrax Exposure

September 24, 2001 - More Women Eligible for Free Mammograms and Pap Tests
September 14, 2001 - 2001 Report Shows Department of Health Making Progress Against Tobacco (Click HERE to see the report discussed in the release above)

September 13, 2001 - The 5 A Day Association of Utah Says to Utah's Kids "Yes You Can!" Eat 5 A Day

September 7, 2001 - Two Utah Hospitals Receive Level I Trauma Center Designation from the Utah Department of Health

September 6, 2001 - The Utah Department of Health Introduces the Adult Tobacco Quit Line with a Touch of "Reality" to help Utahns Quit Smoking

August 24, 2001 - CHIP Offers an Affordable Alternative to Families Faced Without Insurance Due to Recent Layoffs
August 16, 2001 - Utah Department of Health Report Shows Half of Utah's Adults Are Overweight or Obese

July 27, 2001 - Oral Health Supports to Discuss Progress and Welcome the "Watch Your Mouth" Van in Utah

June 18, 2001 -  Utah's Health Organizations Applaud SLOC for passing on the Smoke-Free Games Torch
June 8, 2001 - Health Department Urges Washing of All Melons to Avoid Salmonella

June 6, 2001 - Utah Data Drives Improvement in Patient Safety & UMA and UHA Task Force Announces Two New Patient Safety Programs

May 30, 2001 -  "World No Tobacco Day" Organizers Hope to Save 1,200 lives
May 21, 2001 - Utah Heroes Honored During Emergency Medical Services Week

Monday, May 14, 2001 - Hundreds of Youth From Around the State Gathered to Cheer for "Truth From Youth" Advertising Contest Winners

Tuesday, May 8, 2001 - "Clear the Air for Mother's Day" Campaign Challenges Pregnant Women to Quit Smoking

Monday, April 30, 2001 - Health Department Officially Ends Flu Season Surveillance Today
Tuesday, April 24, 2001 - One-Half Million Immunization Records Help "Stop the Spots!"

Thursday, April 12, 2001 - Add Color to Your Diet With Spring and Summer Fruits and Vegetables (Also see 5 recipes attached)

Friday, April 6, 2001 - Check Your Taxes to See if You Qualify for CHIP or Medicaid

Thursday, March 29, 2001 - Compact Disc Helps Fifth Grade Students Discuss the Dangers of Tobacco with their Parents
Wednesday, March 28, 2001 - Public Health in Pictures to Celebrate Public Health in Utah

Tuesday, March 27, 2001 - Surgeon General Calls for Stronger Efforts to Reduce Female Smoking

Tuesday, January 16, 2001 - CHIP Exceeds Enrollment Goal Insuring 20,000 Utah Children
Friday, January 12, 2001 - Folic Acid Emphasized for Dirth Defects Prevention Month

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