Suicide is preventable
A new CDC study shows youth suicides in Utah are increasing. Learn why and how you can prevent suicide.
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.
Inversion season is back
Are you worried about how the winter inversions will impact your health? Or wondering when to keep your children inside for school recess due to poor air quality?
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS
UDOH Names New State Epidemiologist(Salt Lake City, UT) – Utah Department of Health (UDOH) Executive Director Dr. Joe Miner has named Angela Dunn, MD, MPH to serve as state ... Read More
News Advisory: Primary Care Network enrollment opens todayWhat: Utah’s Primary Care Network (PCN) will open enrollment today. PCN is a primary preventive health coverage plan for uninsured adults. Benefits include physician services, prescriptions, ... Read More
All Utah Newborns Now Tested for Spinal Muscular Atrophy(Salt Lake City, UT) – As of January 29, 2018 every infant born in Utah will be screened for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). The Utah Department ... 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.