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Las campañas de donación del DHHS benefician a algunos de los más vulnerables de Utah

Para publicación inmediata:Martes, 22 de noviembre de 2022 Salt Lake City – El Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de Utah (DHHS) está recolectando donaciones para nuestra Campaña anual de...
Last updated: November 22, 2022

DHHS giving drives benefit some of Utah’s most vulnerable

For Immediate Release Nov. 22, 2022 Salt Lake City — The Utah Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is gathering donations for our annual Holiday Giving Drive, which helps...
Last updated: November 22, 2022

Las enfermedades respiratorias aumentan en Utah

Ahora es el momento de vacunarse contra la gripe y el COVID-19 Salt Lake City — Los hospitales de todo el país están observando un aumento de pacientes muy enfermos...
Last updated: November 15, 2022

Respiratory illness is increasing in Utah

Now is the time to get your flu and COVID-19 shot Salt Lake City—Hospitals across the country are experiencing an increase in very sick patients from respiratory illnesses like flu...
Last updated: November 15, 2022

New tool shows opportunities to improve conditions that impact health— depending on where you live in Utah

Salt Lake City — The Utah Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) launched a new tool today called the Utah Healthy Places Index (HPI). This new tool breaks down...
Last updated: October 20, 2022

Una nueva herramienta muestra oportunidades de mejora en las condiciones que afectan la salud, dependiendo de dónde viva en Utah

Salt Lake City — El Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de Utah (DHHS, por sus siglas en inglés) lanzó hoy una nueva herramienta llamada Índice de lugares saludables de...
Last updated: November 7, 2022

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