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
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
New Report Shows Impact of Intimate Partner Violence in Utah(Salt Lake City, UT) – A new report from the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) shows that intimate partner violence or IPV affected 18.1 percent of ... Read More
Naloxone Distribution is Saving Lives(Salt Lake City, Utah) – As a result of a statewide standing order issued by the Utah Department of Health (UDOH), pharmacists dispensed 4,275 doses of ... 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.