Optimal community health through collaboration in a highly integrated community health system
Swimming and other water-related activities are excellent ways to get the physical activity and health benefits needed for a healthy life. Americans swim hundreds of millions of times in pools, oceans, lakes, rivers, and hot tubs/spas each year and most people have a safe and healthy time enjoying the water. However, it is important to be aware of ways to prevent recreational water illnesses (RWIs), sunburn, and drowning that can occur.
Click "Read More" to find out what recreational water illnesses and injuries are and how to prevent them.
The 2015 Annual Report for the Wasatch County Health Department has been released. Click "Read More" to open up a pdf copy of the report.
If you have any questions or comments about the report, call 435-657-3254
The “Stepping On” workshop features simple balance and strength training activities, education on the importance of vision in maintaining balance, discussions about how medications factor into falls and ways to stay safe at home and in the community.
This workshop is free of charge and open to adults 65 years and older. Registration is required to attend. To register, contact Amber Pulley at 435-657-3259
Front seat, back seat, it doesn’t matter. All passengers must wear seat belts. Children up to age 8 must be properly restrained in a car seat or booster seat. Buckling up is the best thing you can do to reduce injuries and potentially save lives.
Zika virus is primarily spread to people through mosquito bites. Once the virus is in a person, it can spread through blood transfusion, sexual contact, and from mother to child. Zika is not currently found in the continental United States, but cases have been reported in returning travelers.
If you are planning on traveling to a country currently affected by Zika virus or if you just want to learn more, contact the health department or click "Read More" to be taken to the Utah Department of Health's Zika virus website.
Applications for Birth and Death Certificates
Disease Reporting, Data, Investigations, News
Community & Personal Preparedness, Planning, Medical Reserve Corps
Food Establishments, Food Handlers, Swimming Pools, Drinking Water, Septic Systems
Stop Smoking, Injury Prevention, Exercise, Healthy Diet
Immunizations, Women's Health, Dental Health, Disease Prevention
Women, Infants, and Children, Low Income, Poor Eating Habits, Counseling
55 South 500 East Heber City, Utah 84032 • tel. (435) 654-2700 fax. (435) 654-2705 • Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Excluding all legal holidays)