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December 27, 2006 - Utah Department of Health Awards Health Care Workforce Grants
December 27, 2006 - Utah Department of Health Awards Primary Care Grants for Medically Underserved Populations
December 18, 2006 - UDOH Online Application System Wins Award
December 8, 2006 - Exercise and Education Key to Managing Arthritis
December 7, 2006 - Influenza Activity Increasing in Utah
December 5, 2006 - Utah Named 6th Healthiest State in New Report
December 4, 2006 - New Anti-Tobacco Commercials Target Utah Hispanics

November 28, 2006 - New Report Details Pneumonia Hospitalizations, Care in Utah
November 21, 2006 - World AIDS Day Underscores Need for ALL Utahns to Get Tested for HIV
November 21, 2006 - 10th Annual Report Rates Utah’s Health Plans
November 20, 2006 - Tell Us Your Story!
November 16, 2006 - 65 Utahns Die in 2005 Domestic Violence Incidents
November 15, 2006 - Primary Care Network (PCN) Accepting Applications Through November 30
November 14, 2006 - Online Access to Utah Hospital Charge and Quality Info Now Available
November 7, 2006 - Community Gardens Get Funding Boost
November 2, 2006 - Governor, Utah Department of Health & Utah’s Indian Tribes Sign Health Consultation Policy

October 30, 2006 - New Program Helps Uninsured Participate In Their Employer’s Health Plan
October 27, 2006 - Electronic Death Certificates Ease Burdens for Families
October 23, 2006 - Oral Health Survey Reveals Disparities Among Ethnic Groups
October 16, 2006 - ‘What Were We Thinking?’ New Anti-Tobacco Commercials
Take Aim at Smoking Attitudes of Bygone Eras - Satirical ads parody smoking’s role in society
October 12, 2006 - Helping Hand for Worksite Wellness - New Mini-Grant Program will Help Employees be Healthier
October 10, 2006 - Department of Health Launches Flu Vaccine Finder Web Site for the 2006-7 Influenza Season
October 4, 2006 - Proactive Maintenance of A1C Reduces Risk of Diabetes-Related Complications

September 29, 2006 - Check Your Health begins Multi-media Campaign to Combat Obesity
September 28, 2006 - Utah Child Safety Program Goes Nationwide
September 26, 2006 - New Tool Available for Utah’s “Do-Not-Resuscitate” (DNR) Program
September 23, 2006 - Utah Public Health Officials Find E. coli in Bag of Spinach
September 19, 2006 - The TRUTH Campaign Gives Utah’s Kids a Groovy Chance at Hollywood Stardom
September 13, 2006 - Utah Department of Health Sponsoring Free STD Testing
September 12, 2006 - Worksite Wellness Gets a Boost through UDOH/Regence Partnership
September 11, 2006 - Men 40 and Older Encouraged To Talk to Their Doctor About Getting their Prostate Checked
September 6, 2006 - Utah High School Student Experimentation with Tobacco at an All-Time Low
September 5, 2006 - Governor to Convene Pandemic Influenza Planning Task Force

August 30, 2006 - 2006 Most Active West Nile Virus Season Ever in Utah
August 29, 2006 - Utah Awarded $100,000 “Healthy States” Grant to Build Community Gardens
August 28, 2006 - New Stroke Awareness Campaign Tells the Stories of Real Stroke Survivors
August 25, 2006 - Utah Department of Health to Hold Public Hearing
August 22, 2006 - New Law Provides Improved Diabetes Services In Utah Schools
August 17, 2006 - UCAN Encourages Sunscreen as a Back-to-School Essential
August 10, 2006 - Diabetes Initiative Reduces Patient's Risk for Complications
August 4, 2006 - Public Health Agencies Announce Next Steps to Address Cancer Concerns of Monticello Residents
August 2, 2006 - CHIP Enrollment Closes September 1
August 1, 2006 - Hips and Knees Are the Focus in Newest Hospital Comparison Report

July 21, 2006 - West Nile Virus Detected in Five More Counties
July 19, 2006 - Utah Reports First Human West Nile Case for 2006
July 17, 2006 - Make Summer Reunions a Time to Talk About Family Health History
July 6, 2006 - Utah Department of Health Working to Resolve Customer Service Concerns Impacting WIC Participants
July 3, 2006 - Remember DEET Over the Fourth!

June 29, 2006 - Local Police Target Dangerous Bicyclists and Drivers
June 28, 2006 - New Surgeon General's Report on Secondhand Smoke Confirms Significance of Utah Indoor Clean Air Act
June 27, 2005 - Free HIV Testing Available Throughout Utah
June 15, 2006 - Cannon Health Building Employees Celebrate 20 Years of Public Health Milestones

May 25, 2006 - Prepare for the Upcoming West Nile Virus Season
May 24, 2006 - UDOH Receives Grant to Improve the Exchange of Electronic Health Information
May 22, 2006 - TRUTH Campaign Awards Fame and Fortune to Utah's Youth for Creative Anti-tobacco Ads
May 16, 2006 - Health Data Committee Releases New Hospital Comparison Report
May 15, 2006 - UDOH Pays Tribute to Utah's Emergency Medical Services Community
May 12, 2006 - Utah Plans to Drastically Reduce Teen Pregnancies
May 9, 2006 - UDOH and Safety Net Providers Look at Ways to Help the Uninsured and Underinsured in Utah
May 8, 2006 - Uninsured Parents May Now Enroll in Utah's Primary Care Network
May 5, 2006 - Drowning Prevention Focus of Safe Kids Week 2006
May 2, 2006 - Percentage of Uninsured in Utah Increases

April 26, 2006 - Smoke Free Utah Starts May 1
April 20, 2006 - Utah Selected as National Kick-off State for Infant Immunization Week
April 12, 2006 - Utah Leading the Way into the Genomics Era
April 6, 2006 - Mrs. Huntsman Honors Healthy Worksites
April 4, 2006 - Spinal Injuries Paralyze Dozens of Utahns Annually

March 22, 2006 - Utah Convenes Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Summit
March 13, 2006 - Utah Department of Health Launches New Anti-Smoking Ad Campaign Targeting Hispanics & Latinos
March 10, 2006 - Utah Names New Medicaid Director
March 9, 2006 - More Utahns Getting The Message About Preventing Colon Cancer
March 2, 2006 - New Ad Campaign Prompts Smokers to Quit by Illustrating Everyday Drawbacks

February 23, 2006 - Patrick Appointed as Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Director
February 22, 2006 - Life-Saving Automatic External Defibrillators Available to Rural Communities through Grant Program
February 16, 2006 - Hundreds of Utah Children Hurt Needlessly in Car Crashes
February 10, 2006 - 2002 Winter Games Legacy Honors Colleges, Companies and Communities
February 1, 2006 - UDOH Announces Availability of Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy

January 11, 2006 - Winning With Asthma
January 10, 2006 - The TRUTH School Jamz Competition Awards Three Schools for Creative Anti-tobacco Activities
January 9, 2006 - UCAN Urges Teachers to Fight Skin Cancer By Teaching Sun Safety
January 3, 2006 - UDOH Recommends First Dental Visit by Age One


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