Flu season is here
Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season.
For 10 years, the Teen Memoriam has told the stories of teens whose lives were taken on our roads. Read their stories. Remember their loss. And when you get behind the wheel, drive as though other young lives depend on it.
Look to your past and change your future
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
Utah Department of Health Awarded National Accreditation(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) this week awarded national accreditation status to the Utah Department of Health (UDOH). The national ... Read More
Utah’s Rural Hospitals Continue to Buck Nationwide Trend of Closure(Salt Lake City, UT) – Since 2010, 82 rural hospitals across the country have closed, in part due to changes in policies which tend to reward ... Read More
Utah Hospitals Show Some Improvement on Healthcare-associated Infections(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) has released the 2016 report of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in licensed hospitals and dialysis facilities ... Read More
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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.