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
Top 10 public health stories in UtahIt’s time once again for our top 10 public health stories in Utah for 2017. 1. The Utah Department of Health Awarded National Accreditation In November ... Read More
Intermountain Healthcare Partners with Public Health to Combat Hepatitis A(Salt Lake City, UT) – Intermountain Healthcare today announced a $248,000 grant to the Utah Department of Health to support the ongoing response to a hepatitis ... Read More
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
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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.