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
Nearly 1 in 5 Utahns Live with a Disability(Salt Lake City, UT) – According to a new report released by the Utah Department of Health (UDOH), nearly one in five (17.8%) Utah adults is ... Read More
CDC Investigation Shows Youth Suicides in Utah Increasing(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) observed a 141.3% increase in suicides among Utah youth aged 10-17 from 2011 to 2015, ... Read More
News Advisory: CDC Investigation Shows Youth Suicides in Utah IncreasingWHAT: The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) will release the findings of an investigation conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on youth ... 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.