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Media Contact


Nicholas Rupp

Communications & PR Manager

Salt Lake County Health Department
General Information  
Salt Lake County, UT
(385) 468-4100  


Salt Lake County Hosts Its 6th Annual Earth Day Festival

Photo/Video opportunity: Event focuses on environmental education for elementary students


Tanning Establishments Show Drastic Improvement in Regulation Compliance

Recent tanning establishment compliance checks by the Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) show a 200% increase in establishments following state-mandated parental consent requirements.


SLCoHD, Fourth Street Clinic Collect “Sun Safety” Items for Homeless

Utah has one of the country’s highest rates of melanoma; with increased exposure to Utah’s sunny climate, homeless individuals are at an increased risk of skin cancer.


SLCoHD Offers Free Medical Screenings to Women

Women’s Cancer Screening and BeWise programs provide eligible women with screenings for heart disease, breast cancer and cervical cancer.


Salt Lake County Health to Provide UTA Passes to Residents

Pilot initiative aims to improve air quality by increasing transit ridership.


SLCo Bans Wood Burning on Air Action Days

Health department to focus on educating residents this year, enforcing next year.


Majority of E-Liquids Labeled Incorrectly

Nicotine levels listed on labels were significantly different in 61% of those tested.


Salt Lake County Health Department Awarded National Accreditation

Accreditation board says accredited departments “serve their communities well.”