Suicide is preventable

A new CDC study shows youth suicides in Utah are increasing. Learn why and how you can prevent suicide.

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CMV Can Harm Your Baby

Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is the most common viral infection affecting newborns that most people have never heard of. Learn how to protect your baby today.

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Hepatitis A Outbreak

Utah is currently experiencing a significant hepatitis A outbreak. Washing your hands can help prevent the spread of hepatitis A. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick.

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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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