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The Southwest Utah Board of Health is comprised of ten members, including two each from Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, and Washington Counties. One member from each county is an elected county commissioner and the second is an individual with an interest in public health who has been appointed to represent their county. They serve three-year terms with no financial compensation for their service. The Board of Health establishes public health policies for the Southwest Utah Public Health District.

Meeting information can be found on the Utah Public Notice Website.

Board Members

Dr. Blodgett MD, MPH


Gil Almquist, Board Chairman

Washington County Commissioner

Kenneth Snow

Washington County

Wade Hollingshead

Beaver County Commissioner

Scott Symond

Beaver County

Jerry Taylor

Garfield County Commissioner

Nick Reynolds

Garfield County

Paul Cozzens

Iron County Commissioner

Kent Peterson

Iron County

Celeste Meyeres

Kane County Commissioner

Jerica Bauer

Kane County

Contact Us

(435) 986-2545

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