Falls threaten older adults’ safety and independence, but they are preventable
Experts offer eight things you can do to help protect your health and maintain good air quality inside when wood smoke has made air quality poor outside
Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson and the Salt Lake County Board of Health (BOH) are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Angela Dunn as executive director of the Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD).
Testing, limiting close contact among suggestions to help prevent COVID transmission
The Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) is proud to recognize over 100 volunteers for their cumulative 15,000 hours of dedicated community service during the ongoing pandemic.
“Parents as Teachers” helps parents positively influence their children’s development and realize their full potential.
Ignoring isolation or quarantine instructions could result in criminal charges
Health officials urge residents to take precautions to avoid illness
New website locates nearest food resource, for either donations or those in need
Social distancing efforts appear to be helping slow the spread of disease locally
Social distancing and employee health among the essential components of the health order
This brings the total number of Salt Lake County cases to 14; none are known to be a result of local transmission in the community
WIC is NOT included in the federal government’s final “public charge” rule and is available regardless of immigration or citizenship status
Coalition holds stakeholder retreat to explore programming ideas and partnership opportunities
When used correctly, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) greatly reduces the risk of contracting HIV.
STD rates among youth are of particular concern; health officials call for improved youth education
Threat of West Nile virus grows as more mosquitoes in Utah test positive.
SLCoHD’s successful response to hepatitis A outbreak referenced among reasons for recognition
This season, 22 Salt Lake County eateries have received a “dog patio” variance
E-cigarette use among Salt Lake County youth has increased 500% in the last seven years, and studies show the use of e-cigarettes often leads to smoking traditional cigarettes