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Health problems can run in families. This is because families share their genetics, environment, and lifestyles. By knowing your family health history, you can make choices to lower your risk.
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS
Families Honor the Lives of Teen Crash Victims(Salt Lake City, UT) – In 2017, 27 teens lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes on Utah roads. For more than a decade, the Utah ... Read More
New Program to Help Businesses Promote Quitting Tobacco(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is launching a new effort, Way to Quit Certified, with the help of the Salt ... Read More
Four of Utah’s Rural Hospitals Recognized for Outstanding Performance(Salt Lake City, UT) – Since 2010, tight state budgets and cuts in Medicare have led to the closure of nearly 90 rural hospitals across the ... 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.