Suicide is preventable
A new CDC study shows youth suicides in Utah are increasing. Learn why and how you can prevent suicide.
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.
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.
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS
More Utah Women Choosing to Give Birth in Out-of-Hospital Settings(Salt Lake City, UT) – A new report from the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) shows that from 2000 to 2015, planned home births increased by ... Read More
UDOH to host public hearings on proposed Medicaid changesWhat: The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is seeking public comment on a proposal to extend Medicaid coverage to up to 90,000 low-income Utah adults. The ... Read More
New Report Shows Impact of Sexual Violence in Utah: Vulnerable Utahns at Increased Risk for Sexual Violence(Salt Lake City, UT) – A new report from the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) shows that those who identify as a sexual minority, are from ... Read More
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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.