Donate, volunteer via existing organizations—don’t serve people experiencing homelessness on your own.
Life-saving naloxone rescue kits are legal to possess and, when necessary, use.
Organizers of Food Design say, “The opposite of hungry isn’t full, it’s healthy.”
Sexually transmitted diseases continue to top the list; officials encourage STD testing
A low level of anatoxin-a means people and pets should stay out of the water itself, but recreational activities like boating should not present a threat to health.
Health officials urge residents to take precautions to avoid illness
Nearly 20% of health department employees have more than 20 years at the agency
Half of adults don’t regularly shower before swimming; 60% admit to swallowing pool water
Twelve SLCo restaurants have applied for and received a “Paws on the Patio” variance
Proper disposal of medications protects our environment and helps prevent drug misuse.
Confirmed measles cases up to two; officials also report two confirmed cases of mumps in the county
SLCoHD urges residents to vaccinate.
New website educates clinics and patients about correct blood pressure measurement techniques
Food safety is especially important when helping vulnerable populations.
Three bats found in downtown SLC have tested positive for rabies.
Though most people are focused on Zika this season, WNV is more of a threat to Utahns.
The Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) announced today that a county resident infected with Zika virus died in late June.
Health department touts that local swimming pools are healthier than national average
Case highlights need for travelers to protect themselves from mosquitoes.
Organizers of Food Design 2016 say, “The opposite of hungry isn’t full, it’s healthy.”