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SLCoHD Reports Human WNV Cases

Public asked to continue mosquito precautions until the first hard frost.


33% of Utahns Are Prediabetic and 90% Don’t Know They Are

New program offers hope for Utah to combat the type 2 diabetes epidemic.


SLCoHD Rules Out Cholera Disease in Two Symptomatic Patients

Lab tests confirm patients have vibriosis, caused by a related bacteria.


It’s Not the Chlorine in the Pool That’s Making Your Eyes Red…

Health officials bust a few pool myths at annual healthy swim season kickoff.


Health Department Identifies Likely Source of Illness in Homeless Population

Improper food handling allowed bacteria to grow in food.


Health Department Welcomes "Paws on the Patio" Applicants

No Salt Lake County food establishments are currently permitted to allow dogs on outdoor patios.


Not All Electronics Recyclers are Irresponsible, Illegal or Unsafe

SLCo Health Department ensures recyclers are permitted and inspected regularly.


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.


Majority of E-Liquids Labeled Incorrectly

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


SLCo Bans Wood Burning on Air Action Days

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