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December 28, 2005 - Influenza Cases Continue to Climb in Utah
December 27, 2005 - Utah Department of Health Awards Assistance for People with Bleeding Disorders Grant
December 21, 2005 - Influenza Activity Widespread in Utah - It's Not Too Late to Get an Influenza Vaccine
December 13, 2005 - New Hospital Comparison Report and Web Site for Utah's Consumers
December 8, 2005 - Some Utah Communities 'Tip the Scales' More Than Others
December 7, 2005 - Safe Kids Davis County is Best in U.S.

November 29, 2005 - Utah's Health Plans Rated in State Report
November 28, 2005 - UDOH Creates Online Reminder Service for Children's Immunizations
November 17, 2005 - UDOH Wins Awards for Communication Excellence
November 16, 2005 - Primary Care Network Opens Enrollment
November 14 - Fewer Utah Healthcare Providers Are Advising Smoking Patients to Quit
catorce de Noviembre - Menos Proveedores de Salud están Recomendando a sus
Pacientes que dejen de Fumar
November 10, 2005 - A Domestic Violence Death Every 21 Days
November 3, 2005 - Utah Officials Unveil Avian and Pandemic Influenza Response Plans
November 3, 2005 - Department of Health Launches Flu Vaccine Web Sites for the 2005-06 Influenza Season
November 1, 2005 - Tool Helps Utahns Collect Family Health History

October 28, 2005 - Study Finds Cancer Rates Not Higher for Residents Living Near Hill Air Force Base
October 21, 2005 - Michael Deily to Retire from the UDOH
October 19, 2005 - More Kids on CHIP Than Ever Before, Still Room for 8,000 More Children
October 17, 2005 - AIDS Activists to Display 8,500 Pairs of Shoes Symbolizing Diseases’ Daily Death Toll
October 14, 2005 - Pertussis on the Rise in Utah
October 12, 2005 - “UtahCLICKS” Provides One-Stop Application Process for Utah Families
October 11,2005 - UDOH Helps Apartments and Condos Go Smoke Free With New On-line Guide
October 11,2005 - El Departamento De Salud De Utah Ayuda A Mantener Los Condominios Y Apartamentos Libres Del Humo Del Tabaco A Traves De Una Nueva Guia De Ayuda En El Internet
October 7, 2005 - Utah Department of Health Awards $1.5 Million in Grants for Medically Underserved Populations

September 27, 2005 - UDOH Provides Lifesaving Heart Defibrillators to the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
September 26, 2005 - The TRUTH Anti-tobacco Advertising Contest Gives Kids Fame, Fortune and a Chance to “Walk the Red Carpet”
September 23, 2005 - Dental Benefits Restored for 23,000 Medicaid Clients
September 20, 2005 - Utah to Receive CDC Violence and Injury Prevention Funding
September 7, 2005 - Taking the “Green Ribbon” Pledge - Utahns Promise to Stay Safe Near Schools and Neighborhoods

September 6, 2005 - Men 40 and Older Encouraged to Get Prostrate Checked
September 1, 2005 - Child and Adolescent Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in Utah Homes Nearly Cut in Half Since 2001 - Annual Report Shows Utah also beats National Rates for Reducing Adult Smoking [ Disminuye casi a la mitad las personas que respiran el humo del cigarrillo que otros fuman ]
September 1, 2005 - West Nile Virus Found in More Utah Counties

August 30, 2005 - UCAN’s “Sun Guy” Campaign Effective in Getting Utahns to Wear Sunscreen
August 26, 2005 - Utah Department of Health to Hold Public Hearing
August 17, 2005 - Utah Must Change Surroundings to Halt Childhood Obesity
August 16, 2005 - Utah Reports First Human West Nile Cases for 2005
August 3, 2005 - West Nile Virus Detected Earlier Throughout Utah

July 29, 2005 - Utah Department of Health Offers Bioterrorism Planning Guides
July 12, 2005 - Prescription Drug Use Examined in New Utah Report
July 1, 2005 - Utah Department of Health to Broadcast Bioterrorism Preparedness Documentary

June 23, 2005 - Free Rapid Testing Offered for National HIV Testing Day
June 9, 2005 - Bicycle Patrols Planned in Effort to Reduce Carnage on Utah Roads
June 8, 2005 - Men Urged to Find Out About Prostate Cancer Screening
June 1, 2005 - Luedtke Appointed Public Health Laboratories Director

May 27, 2005 - Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Utah Targets Healthcare Providers for World No Tobacco Day
(Truth Network Provider Guide)
May 26, 2005 - Children’s Health Insurance Program Opens Enrollment Beginning July 1 - CHIP Enrollment Will Remain Open Until Further Notice
May 25, 2005 - Risk of West Nile Virus Up for This Holiday Weekend: A UDOH Survey Shows that Many Utahns Wore DEET in 2004 - It’s Time to Wear it in 2005!
May 20, 2005 - The TRUTH Advertising Contest Recognizes 52 Utah Youth for Creative Anti-tobacco Ads

(List of Contest Winners)
May 17, 2005 - Babitz Appointed Health Systems Improvement Director
May 16, 2005 - UDOH and Governor Huntsman Honor Utah’s Lifesaving Emergency Medical Professionals
2005 National EMS Week: Ready, Responsive, Reliable

May 9, 2005 - Women to Get Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings Through State and Local Health Departments
May 6, 2005 - Utah Department of Health Targets High Stroke Death Rate - "Strokes: It's a Time Bomb" Awareness Campaign Begins Today

April 28, 2005 - Gold Medal Schools to Expand into All Elementary Schools: Grant from IHC Will Help Utah Schools Fight Obesity
April 26, 2005 - Utah’s Record Water Year Has the Potential to Increase Mosquito Habitat Statewide
April 25, 2005 - Utah’s Melanoma Rates Fourth Highest in the Nation
April 11, 2005 - Utah Department of Health Introduces Extension of Successful “I Did It!” Campaign
April 8, 2005 - Summit for Health Insurance Coverage for the Uninsured Announced
April 7, 2005 - When Fido Isn’t Friendly:Data Show Nearly 2,000 Dog Bites a Year in Utah
April 1 , 2005 - Salt Lake City Welcomes 40-Foot Colon

March 23, 2005 - Utah Department of Health Preparing to Expand Newborn Tests
March 15, 2005 - Mental Health Prescription Program Improving Health Care for Utah Medicaid Recipients
March 9, 2005 - Utah Department of Health Records Life and Death Events for 100 Years

February 10, 2005 - Neural Tube Birth Defects Cut in Half in Utah

January 26, 2005 - Employee Health is Good Business
January 20, 2005 - UDOH Uncovers Increase in Unintentional Overdose
Deaths in Utah due to Prescription Narcotics

January 11, 2005 - Know and Recognize Diabetes Warning Signs


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