Entries by Ashley Hedstrom

Health Department Offering Free Health Education and A1C Testing

NEWS RELEASE (3/8/19) Health Department Offering Free Health Education and A1C Testing ST. GEORGE, UT – The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SWUPHD) is offering three new opportunities for healthy living education to help residents lose weight and prevent diabetes and heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease […]

Increased E-cigarette Advertising and Teen Vaping

NEWS RELEASE (2-20-19) Increased E-cigarette Advertising and Teen Vaping WASHINGTON COUNTY, UT – The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SWUPHD) has seen an increase in advertising for e-cigarette/vaping products, raising concerns about influence on children and teens. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has found that an increase in e-cigarette advertising correlates with increases in […]

Holiday Hours

Beaver We will be closed Tuesday, January 1st. Cedar City We will be closed Tuesday, January 1st. Kanab We will be closed Tuesday, January 1st. Panguitch We will be closed Tuesday, January 1st. St. George We will be closed Tuesday, January 1st.

Free A1C Testing – November 2018

Get your FREE A1C test to screen for Diabetes and Prediabetes In support of National Diabetes Month, the Southwest Utah Public Health Department is offering FREE A1C testing to screen for diabetes and prediabetes during the month of November. To qualify for the free screening you must be a resident of either Washington, Iron, Kanab, Garfield, […]