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
Human Cases Punctuate the Need for Precautions Against West Nile Virus(Salt Lake City, UT) – Utah public health officials are reminding all residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites whenever they spend time outside. So far, ... Read More
Primary Health Coverage Available for Uninsured AdultsWhat: 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
USDA Recognizes Utah Agencies for Exemplary Support for Breastfeeding Mothers(Salt Lake City, UT) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recognized the Bear River Health Department (BRHD) and Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) ... 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.