Protect yourself from mosquitoes

Take simple precautions to avoid West Nile Virus and Zika virus this summer.

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Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful algal blooms occur when cyanobacteria in the water multiply quickly to form visible colonies or blooms. These blooms can pose serious health risks to humans and animals.

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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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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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