Protect yourself from mosquitoes
Take simple precautions to avoid West Nile Virus and Zika virus this summer.
Harmful Algal Blooms
Harmful algal blooms occur when cyanobacteria in the water multiply quickly to form visible colonies or blooms. These blooms can pose serious health risks to humans and animals.
Water is dangerous at any depth
Families often have a false sense of security around water. Take caution as spring runoff begins.
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS
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