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December 20, 2007 - More than 19,000 At-risk Utahns to Receive Health Care
December 18, 2007 - 11th Annual State Report Rates Utah HMOs
December 17, 2007 - Magna Residents on Path to Fitness with New Track
December 13, 2007 - Doses of Recalled Hib Vaccine Found in Utah

December 13, 2007 - Brighton Graffiti Art Tells Youth ‘The TRUTH’ About Tobacco
December 4, 2007 - UDOH Releases New Data to Compare Hospital Performance - Areas of care include maternity, cardiac, orthopedic and pneumonia

November 28, 2007 - Utah Department of Health Stages Mock Influenza Event - “Don’t Get Bugged”
November 15, 2007 - Utah Youth Mark Great American Smokeout® with Body Bags
November 14, 2007 - Back to Business as Usual at Utah Pools - Public health officials lift restrictions imposed due to outbreak
November 8, 2007 - Interpretation Services Available for Medicaid and Other State Health Program Clients
November 5, 2007 - Utah 6th Healthiest State in the Nation - Again
November 1, 2007 - More Utahns are Signing Up for UPP Insurance Rebates

October 25, 2007 - West Nile Season Comes to a Close
October 18, 2007 - Enter a Contest For Dads Who Used to Smoke or are Trying to Quit
October 17, 2007 - Utah's Gold Medal Schools Program Grows Up
October 15, 2007 - UDOH Launches New “We Did It” Anti-tobacco Campaign
October 12, 2007 - Influenza Arrives in Utah
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ctober 11, 2007 - Utahns Encouraged to Take Active Role in Preventing Pool Problems
Restrictions easing on Utah pools
October 10, 2007 - Free Women's Cancer Screening Program Hits Milestone
October 5, 2007 - UDOH Director Elected to Lead National Health Group
October 2, 2007 - Fish Advisory Issued for Channel Catfish, Expanded for Carp in Utah Lake
October 1, 2007 - 'Child Health Day' Finds Utah Kids Healthy, But Could Be Better

September 25, 2007 - Swimming Restrictions Modified for Kids Who Don’t Wear Diapers - All swimmers still encouraged to practice proper hygiene
September 24, 2007 - 2007-2008 Influenza Vaccine Available
September 19, 2007 - There's a New Way to Promote Good Old Fruits and Veggies
September 18, 2007 - Utah Students Challenged to Tell The TRUTH About Tobacco
September 17, 2007 - Health Officials Confirm Year’s First Death Associated with West Nile Virus
September 13, 2007 - Public Comment Welcome on Community Measures to Prevent Deaths During a Pandemic
September 13, 2007 - Safety Message Targets Teen Drivers
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eptember 11, 2007 - Free STD and HIV Testing Available September 10-14, 2007 - UDOH Sponsoring Tests in Dozens of Locations Across the State
September 11, 2007 - Swimming Restrictions Extended for Kids Under Age Five
September 6, 2007 - Hundreds of Utah Pets Killed Each Year to Test for Rabies

August 28, 2007 - Health Officials Ask Kids Under Age Five to Avoid Pools
August 22, 2007 - Utah Teen Drivers Not Buckling Up: Crashes Cost Lives and Money
August 17, 2007 - Health Alert: Diarrhea Outbreak on the Increase - Avoid Swimming When Sick
August 10, 2007 - Avoid Swimming When Sick - Diarrhea Outbreak is on the Rise
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ugust 7, 2007 - UDOH Unveils CHIP Outreach Campaign
August 6, 2007 - Are Your Children Ready to Take Care of Their Asthma at School This Year?
August 2, 2007- State Report Compares Gallbladder Removal in Utah Facilities
August 1, 2007 - Low-cost, Cancer-fighting HPV Vaccine Now Available to Eligible Utah Women

July 31, 2007 - New Campaign Aims at Fighting Pain Medication Abuse
July 20, 2007 - Officials Urge Training and Helmets for ATV Users
July 13, 2007 - Cluster of Illness Under Investigation - Similar Illnesses Involving a Common Exposure
July 9, 2007 - First-ever Health Behavior Survey Data Now Available by Neighborhood
July 5, 2007 - Utah Departments of Health, Workforce Services Consolidate Medicaid Eligibility Worker

June 28, 2007 - Utah Department of Health Adopts Tobacco-Free Campus Policy
UDOH Urges Other Agencies to Choose Clean Air
June 27, 2007 - First Confirmed Case of West Nile Virus in Utah - From Dusk to Dawn, Put Your DEET On
June 19, 2007 - Utah Businesses Put Employee Health at Top of ‘To Do’ Lists
June 14, 2007 - Utah Department of Health's Baby Your Baby™ Program is All Grown Up
June 11, 2007 - Utah is 1 of Only 8 States Rated "Strong" in a New Health Care Report
Special Report: Challenges in Utah's Health Care - released June 11, 2007

May 24, 2007 - Prepare for the Upcoming West Nile Virus Season
May 24, 2007 - Utah’s Health Care Safety Net is on the Web
May 21, 2007 - Trolley Square EMS Teams, Teen Heroes Among Many Honored for Service, Bravery
May 18, 2007 - Summer Brings Added Risk of Drowning
May 16, 2007 - UDOH Awards Utah’s Healthy Gold Medal Schools $67,000
May 10, 2007 - Fewer Utah Teens Getting Pregnant
May 7, 2007 - Fight Back Against Arthritis
May 2, 2007 -Tanning Myths Pale in Comparison to Skin Cancer Facts

April 30, 2007 - Summer Brings Added Danger, Death to Utah Kids
April 11, 2007 - New Campaign Aims to Unplug Kids from Screens
April 10, 2007 - Modest Increase in Utah's Uninsured
April 5, 2007 - State of Utah Releases New Study on Vermiculite - Rates for diseases directly related to asbestos exposure were not elevated in the analysis area
April 4, 2007 - Utah Philanthropist Jon Huntsman, Sr. Donates $1 Million to UDOH for Prevention of Cervical Cancer
April 3, 2007 - Utah’s Governor Receives Recommendations from the Pandemic Flu Task Force

March 23, 2007 - Center for Multicultural Health Launches Online Library
March 22, 2007 - More Salt Lake County Residents to Get Critical Dental Care
March 21, 2007 - More Than 1,800 Utahns Suffering Traumatic Brain Injuries Every Year
March 16, 2007 - Gonorrhea Rates Go Up Dramatically in Utah
March 6, 2007 - UDOH Announces Winning Community Garden Projects

January 18, 2007 - Cultural Competence Training Funds Available for Health Care Providers and Clinics
January 12, 2007 - Say “Know” to Arthritis Pain - Eight New Self-Help Classes Offered in Utah
January 11, 2007 - Utah Department of Health Executive Director to Serve on State Alliance for e-Health
January 10, 2007 - Ogden Family Dental Plan Clinic Doubles Treatment Capacity
January 8, 2007 - Health Agencies Join Forces to Study School Air Quality

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