Entries by Ashley H.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: K-12 School Staff Can Now Register

NEWS RELEASE – January 8, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Update: K-12 School Staff Can Now Register SOUTHWEST UTAH – K-12 teachers and school staff can now get the COVID-19 vaccine by registering at swuhealth.org/covid-vaccine to set up an appointment at their nearest clinic. The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SWUPHD) will continue vaccinating healthcare workers and […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: First Responders Can Register Now

News Release – January 4, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Update: First Responders Can Register Now SOUTHWEST UTAH – First responders (including EMTs, law enforcement, firefighters, etc.) can now get the COVID-19 vaccine, along with any healthcare workers. They can register at swuhealth.org/covid-vaccine to set up an appointment at their nearest clinic. The Southwest Utah Public Health […]

Covid-19 Vaccination Begins in Southwest Utah

NEWS RELEASE – December 30, 2020 Covid-19 Vaccination Begins in Southwest Utah The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SWUPHD) has begun receiving shipments of COVID-19 vaccine for distribution in Washington, Iron, Kane, Beaver, and Garfield counties. Supplies are limited and will be offered to priority groups at clinics in each county, by online registration. Major […]

Flu

Get your flu shot while helping us practice our emergency response plans! Getting immunized is one of the best ways to protect yourself against influenza. The Southwest Utah Public Health Department has scheduled our annual Flu Shoot-Out in several locations in preparation for this year’s flu season. It’s inexpensive (or NO CHARGE with some insurances, see below)* and […]

COVID-19 Update – November 3, 2020

COVID-19 Update David W. Blodgett MD, MPH (SWUPHD Director & Health Officer) Scientific understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic, along with rapid advancements in medical and public health capacity to deal with patients – and the virus itself – are ongoing.  Our understanding of the disease Local, state, and federal data has allowed us a clear picture […]

Southwest Utah COVID-19 Update

News Release (October 6, 2020) Southwest Utah COVID-19 Update ST. GEORGE, UT – Since COVID-19 was first detected in our district seven months ago, the pandemic continues to impact Southwest Utah. Cases and hospitalizations fell after a summer surge, but the Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SWUPHD) is reporting a recent increase in COVID-19 activity. […]

Accepted Insurances

The Southwest Utah Public Health Department currently accepts and bills to the following insurance companies. Please verify your plan benefits with your insurance company before receiving services and bring your insurance card with you when visiting the health department. Aetna CHIP Cigna DMBA (Deseret Mutual) Educators Mutual Healthy Premier Medicaid Medicare MotivHealth PEHP Select Health […]