Lanzamiento de un curso de prevención del suicidio, el primero de su clase, para crear el mayor número posible de embajadores capacitados

Aviso de alerta: este artículo menciona el suicidio: Si usted o un ser querido está experimentando una crisis de salud mental, llame a la Línea de prevención de suicidios y...
Last updated: November 15, 2022

First-of-its-kind suicide prevention course launched to create as many educated ambassadors as possible

Trigger warning: this article mentions suicide. If you or a loved one is experiencing a mental health crisis, call the suicide prevention lifeline at 800-273-8255. Salt Lake City— As part...
Last updated: November 15, 2022

First human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Utah for 2022

Salt Lake City—Public health officials confirmed the first positive human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Weber Morgan Health District about a month after WNV was found in mosquitoes...
Last updated: November 15, 2022

Se confirma el primer caso humano del virus del Nilo Occidental para 2022

Continúe tomando precauciones contra las picaduras de mosquitos Salt Lake City: los funcionarios de salud pública confirmaron el primer caso humano positivo del virus del Nilo Occidental (WNV por sus...
Last updated: November 15, 2022

CDC recommends use of bivalent COVID-19 booster

(Salt Lake City, UT) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued recommendations for use of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 bivalent vaccines to help protect Americans from...
Last updated: November 15, 2022

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