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Kindergarten Registration

The health department will be hosting the Wasatch County School District for kindergarten registration from April 1-3. This even will provide all the services for registration in one location - from immunizations to vision screening.

For more information on this event, including schedules and electronic copies of forms, please click "Read More"

FREE Tdap Vaccinations

Is It Just A Cough, Or Is It Whooping Cough? 80% of infants who get whooping cough get it from a family member. Protect yourself and your children - get a FREE vaccination at Wasatch County Health Department. Call for an appointment (435) 657-3307

For more information about whooping cough and how to prevent it, visit www.stopwhoopingcough.org

April 6-12 is National Public Health Week

The public health system that keeps our communities healthy and safe is changing as technologies advance, public attitudes toward health shift and more health and safety options become available. Public health professionals are the guides to this system, helping our communities become empowered to achieve and maintain health.

National Public Health Week 2015 presents an opportunity for public health and clinical health professionals to engage with individuals and communities to help them navigate the changing world of public health.

"Way to Quit" Campaign to help quit tobacco use

Way to quit targets current tobacco users and includes a prevention component aimed at those most at risk for using tobacco in the future. The campaign raises awareness of the health risks of tobacco and nicotine use and offers proven resources and motivation for living a tobacco-free life. 

Click "Read More" to go to the campaign's site.

Kids Health and Safety Fair - May 10

The annual Kids Health and Safety Fair will be on Saturday, May 9th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Southfield Park in Heber. This year’s fair will be held in conjunction with the Mile by Mile Marathon. 

Everyone is invited to this free event which includes games, activities, educational information, health screenings, and lots of fun. Click "Read More" for more details

The fair is sponsored by Safe Kids Wasatch Coalition and the Ragnar Relay Series. To register your child for the Mile by Mile Marathon, visit www.co.wasatch.ut.us. To download a copy of the tracking form click HERE.

The Great Utah SHAKE OUT Earthquake Drill is April 16!

Do you know what to do during an earthquake? When the ground starts shaking you should: DROP to the ground, take COVER by getting under a sturdy desk or table, and HOLD ON to it until the shaking stops. If there isn't a table or desk near you, drop to the ground in an inside corner of the building and cover your head and neck with your hands/arms. Do NOT try to run to another room just to get under a table. For more information about Drop, Cover, and Hold on visit: http://www.dropcoverholdon.org/

Participate with us on April 16 in the Great Utah Shake Out drill. To sign up or for more information click "Read More"

Everyday Eating for a Healthier You

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans offer a practical roadmap to help you make changes in your eating plan to improve your health.

The first step is to focus on balancing calories with physical activity and consuming an overall healthy eating pattern.  The Dietary Guidelines recommend shifting eating patterns to eat more of some foods and nutrients and less of others.

For more information on how to improve your health through changing your eating plan, click "Read More"

Report a Foodborne Illness

Think you got sick from something you ate? Let us know by visiting igotsick.health.utah.gov and answering a few questions about your symptoms, places you've visited, and what you ate. For more information about the igotsick website, click "Read More"

Kindergarten Registration
FREE Tdap Vaccinations
April 6-12 is National Public Health Week
"Way to Quit" Campaign to help quit tobacco use
Kids Health and Safety Fair - May 10
The Great Utah SHAKE OUT Earthquake Drill is April 16!
Everyday Eating for a Healthier You
Report a Foodborne Illness
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3/31/2015 8:00 AM WIC Clinic
4/1/2015 8:30 AM Family Planning Clinic
4/1/2015 1:00 PM Well Child Clinic
4/2/2015 8:00 AM Immunization Clinic
4/3/2015 8:00 AM Dental Clinic
4/7/2015 8:00 AM WIC Clinic
4/9/2015 8:00 AM Immunization Clinic
4/10/2015 8:00 AM Dental Clinic
4/14/2015 8:00 AM WIC Clinic
4/16/2015 8:00 AM Immunization Clinic
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