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SLCo Health Announces Restaurants Approved to Allow Dogs on Patios for 2022 Outdoor Dining Season

This year, a record 38 Salt Lake County eateries have received a “dog patio” variance

05/12/22


Dr. Dunn Shares Updated COVID Prevention Recommendations

Being up to date on vaccination, testing when ill and masking (in certain circumstances) remain the most important tools to help prevent serious disease and further spread of illness

02/28/22


Salt Lake County Health Officer Issues 30-Day Mask Order

Health order requires people in Salt Lake County to wear well-fitting respirators when indoors (or queueing outdoors) in public beginning at 12:01am on Saturday, January 8

01/07/22


SLCoHD Issues COVID Public Health Advisory

Health Officer Dr. Angela C. Dunn strongly advises community to wear masks and engage in other precautions due to spread of Omicron variant

01/04/22


SLCoHD Expands COVID Vaccine Clinics

Dr. Angela Dunn encourages vaccination or booster by February 1

12/09/21


Salt Lake County Health Department Awarded $3.8 Million Grant to Improve Minority Health

SLCoHD partners with community-based organizations to ensure trusted, easily understood health information is available to diverse and multicultural people who live and work in SLCo

09/22/21


5 Tips for Older Adults to Help Prevent Falls

Falls threaten older adults’ safety and independence, but they are preventable

09/20/21


Tips for Improving Home Air Quality During Wildfires

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

08/06/21


Salt Lake County and Board of Health Names New Health Officer

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).

04/20/21


Health Officials Recommend Precautions for Hosting Holiday Visitors

Testing, limiting close contact among suggestions to help prevent COVID transmission

12/15/20


More Than 100 Pandemic Front-Line Volunteers to Be Recognized for Over 15,000 Hours of Community Service

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.

12/08/20


Home Visiting Program Earns Prestigious International Recognition

“Parents as Teachers” helps parents positively influence their children’s development and realize their full potential.

10/19/20


Health Officials Urge Parents to Keep Sick or Exposed Children Home

Ignoring isolation or quarantine instructions could result in criminal charges

09/08/20


West Nile Virus Detected in Multiple SLCo Mosquito Pools

Health officials urge residents to take precautions to avoid illness

08/17/20


Emergency Food Services Need Your Time and Donations

New website locates nearest food resource, for either donations or those in need

05/04/20


Salt Lake County Extends COVID-19 Public Health Order to May 1

Social distancing efforts appear to be helping slow the spread of disease locally

04/09/20


SLCoHD Declares Public Health Emergency, Limits Some Business Operations

Social distancing and employee health among the essential components of the health order

03/16/20


SLCoHD Announces Nine Additional COVID-19 Cases in Salt Lake County

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

03/14/20


WIC Assistance is Available to All Who Meet Income Eligibility

WIC is NOT included in the federal government’s final “public charge” rule and is available regardless of immigration or citizenship status

03/10/20


“Park Rx Utah” Urges Providers to “Prescribe” Time in Parks to Patients

Coalition holds stakeholder retreat to explore programming ideas and partnership opportunities

02/20/20