Children are 2x as likely to be hit and killed by a car on Halloween night than on any other day of the year.
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.
Flu season is here
Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season.
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS
Families of teen crash victims share their grief(Sandy, UT) – In 2016, 34 families were devastated to learn their teenager had been killed in a motor vehicle crash on Utah roads. Today, they ... Read More
NEWS ADVISORY: Families of Teen Crash Victims Share Their GriefWHAT: The Utah Department of Health and Utah Department of Transportation will hold a press conference to share stories of families who lost a child in ... Read More
Utah’s Low Screening Rates Take Priority During Breast Cancer Awareness Month(Salt Lake City, UT) – Each October, communities and social media are flooded with a sea of pink, as individuals come together in support of raising ... 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.