Water is dangerous at any depth

Families often have a false sense of security around water. Take caution as spring runoff begins.

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Summer Ozone

Exposure to high summer ozone levels can cause a number of health problems, including difficulty breathing; coughing; wheezing; chest tightness; and irritation to the eyes, nose, and throat.

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The HPV vaccine is cancer prevention

Human papillomaviurs (HPV) can cause six types of cancer. The HPV vaccine is recommended for boys and girls at age 11 or 12 so they are protected before ever being exposed to the virus.

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About the Utah Department of Health

We strongly believe that health is critical for enjoying a prosperous life. Our vision is for Utah to be a place where all people can enjoy the best health possible, where all can live, grow, and prosper in healthy and safe communities.

It was the pioneering spirit of two remarkable individuals which would shape the future of public health in Utah for generations to come.

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