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State-level public health programs that protect and improve the health of the population through comprehensive efforts at the community level to prevent, control and eradicate disease and disabilities; eliminate environmental health hazards; promote sanitary living conditions; and recognize, prevent and control conditions in the workplace that constitute health hazards or place workers at risk for accidents. (AIRS Public Health JP)

PO Box 144620
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-273-6600
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Organization Name: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI), Utah Department of Health
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Address:
PO Box 144620
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-273-6600
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Fax: 801-536-0492
Email: chap@utah.gov
Eligibility:

Children's Hearing Aid Program serves children 0-5 years old. Children ages 6+ may apply for the Hearing Aid Recycling Program. Qualifying children must:

  • be a resident of Utah
  • be diagnosed as having hearing loss by an audiologist
  • provide documentation from an audiologist with pediatric expertise certifying that he/she needs hearing aids
  • be ineligible to receive a hearing aid through the state’s Medicaid program
  • not have insurance coverage for hearing aids
  • meet the financial need qualification criteria established by the department for participation
Services Provided:

Provides access to hearing aids for financially eligible families. Accepts donations of used hearing aids and unused batteries.

Provider Profiles:

Stehanie McVicar, Program Manager

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 1/5/2022
PO Box 144682
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-328-2229
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
PO Box 144682
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-328-2229
Text: 855-999-3525
Toll Free Phone: 800-822-2229
Fax: 801-584-8488
Email: expertinfo@mothertobaby.org
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Free, anonymous
Services Provided: Offers accurate, timely, and confidential information regarding medications, chemicals, maternal illnesses, and other dangerous products or exposures during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Teratogenic Counseling
Provider Profiles:

Formerly AKA the Pregnancy Risk Line

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/10/2020
PO Box 141000
Cannon Health Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1000
Phone: 801-538-6777
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
PO Box 141000
Cannon Health Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1000
Phone: 801-538-6777
Fax: 801-536-0970
Email: disparities@utah.gov
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Services Provided: Provides an online multilingual health library, training materials for health care professionals, and other health information resources to reduce health disparities and improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations.

  • Specialized Information and Referral
Provider Profiles:

online resource

Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/4/2020
PO Box 141013
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1013
Phone: 801-273-2991
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
PO Box 141013
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1013
Phone: 801-273-2991
Toll Free Phone: 877-942-5437
Email: wic@utah.gov
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Eligibility: Pregnant or breastfeeding women, women who just had a baby, or child less than five years of age who meet income requirements.
Services Provided: Provides specific nutritious food supplement to pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women and to infants and children up to five years of age who have been determined to be at nutritional risk because of inadequate nutrition and income (income below 185% of the federal poverty level).

  • WIC
  • State Government Agencies/Departments
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/4/2020
288 North 1460 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-538-6096
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
288 North 1460 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-538-6096
Fax: 801-538-9913
Eligibility: Individuals living with HIV disease and family members who have no insurance, are underinsured or are not eligible for a State program, assets not over $10,000 (does not include a home or one car), low income.
Services Provided: 1. Supportive Services Program - ambulatory care, dental care, transportation services, case management, mental health services, substance abuse services, outreach services, and home health care.
2. ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program) - helps eligible individuals pay for all or part of their HIV medications.
3. Health Insurance Continuation Program (COBRA) - can pay for COBRA payments for eligible individuals.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 11/4/2019
PO Box 142106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2106
Phone: 888-222-2542
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
PO Box 142106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2106
Phone: 888-222-2542
Toll Free Phone: 800-784-8669
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Wheelchair Access: Complete
Languages Spoken: Spanish, translation in 140 languages
Eligibility:

None

Services Provided:

Programs to help tobacco users quit, prevent youth from starting to use tobacco, protect Utahns and visitors to the state from secondhand smoke, and to eliminate tobacco-related disparities.

  • Housing Search Assistance
  • Smoking/Vaping Cessation
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/27/2021
PO Box 142012
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2012
Phone: 801-538-9450
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
PO Box 142012
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2012
Phone: 801-538-9450
Toll Free Phone: 800-275-0659
Fax: 801-538-9440
Email: immunize@utah.gov
Wheelchair Access: Entry and Bathroom(s)
Eligibility: Vaccines For Children (VFC) program eligibility - Between the ages of birth and 18 years old and meets any of the following requirements: Enrolled in Medicaid, has no insurance, underinsured, American Indian/Alaskan Native, enrolled in CHIP.
Services Provided: Provides immunization resources including a vaccine locator, immunization records, and educational materials for the general public and healthcare providers.

  • Vaccine Information
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/4/2020
PO Box 144620
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-273-6600
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Organization Name: Children with Special Health Care Needs, Utah Department of Health
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Address:
PO Box 144620
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 801-273-6600
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Fax: 801-536-0492
Email: ehdi@utah.gov
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility:

Infants with possible developmental delays.

Services Provided:

Provides legislative oversight, programs and training of professionals for newborn hearing screening in the state.

Services Include:

Provider Profiles:

Program Manager: Stephanie McVicar

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 1/5/2022
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142107
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2107
Phone: 801-538-6894
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142107
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2107
Phone: 801-538-6894
Fax: 801-538-9495
Email: asthma@utah.gov
Wheelchair Access: Complete
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility:

Eligibility varies by program, free to those who qualify.

Services Provided:

Provides comprehensive asthma care by ensuring availability of and access to guidelines-based medical management and pharmacotherapy for all Utahns with asthma, and to link those with poorly controlled asthma to individualized services. 

Services Include:

Provider Profiles:

Nichole Shepard, MPH - Program Manager
Kellie Baxter - Health Program Specialist
Holly Uphold, PhD - Epidemiologist
Savannah Smith, MPH - Program Coordinator

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 1/19/2022
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2104
Phone: 801-538-6191
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2104
Phone: 801-538-6191
Fax: 801-538-9913
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Services Provided: Works to prevent sickness and death from infectious diseases and environmental hazards, and monitor diseases to reduce spread. The Bureau is also responsible for monitoring and responding to potential bioterrorism threats/events, communicable disease outbreaks, epidemics, and other unusual occurrences of illness. Among many programs, they run the Syringe Exchange program, a community-based program that provides access to sterile needles and syringes free of charge.

  • Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs
  • Communicable Disease Control
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/4/2020
3760 S Highland Dr, Suite 361
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-273-6677
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
3760 S Highland Dr, Suite 361
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-273-6677
Fax: 801-538-6387
Email: opcrh@utah.gov
Services Provided: A health resource for Utah's rural, multicultural and underserved communities, the Office coordinates federal, state, and local efforts aimed at improving the health of Utah's rural, medically underserved, and multicultural residents. Works with communities that need assistance conducting needs assessments, recruiting health care professionals, grant writing, identifying sources of funding and implementing other projects related to decreasing disparity and increasing access to primary health care.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 5/12/2020
288 North 1460 West
Cannon Health Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-6155
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
288 North 1460 West
Cannon Health Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Phone: 801-538-6155
Toll Free Phone: 866-435-7414
Eligibility: Children ages 0-20 who qualify for Medicaid. Contact the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) about your Medicaid eligibility.
Services Provided:

Provides preventative medical and dental care for children ages 0-20 enrolled in Traditional Medicaid. 

Services Include:

  • Preventative Physicals
  • Hearing and Vision Screenings
  • Mental Health Care
  • Immunizations
  • Dental Care 
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 3/1/2021
44 N. Mario Capecchi Drive
PO 144610
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4610
Phone: 801-584-8455
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Organization Name: CSHCN Bureau, Utah Department of Health
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Address:
44 N. Mario Capecchi Drive
PO 144610
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4610
Phone: 801-584-8455
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Email: ckingsbury@utah.gov
Eligibility: Autism, reside in Utah
Services Provided: Through the Autism Systems Development Program, the CSHCN Bureau provides leadership that brings together many of the agencies and advocates who influence the statewide system of services for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families.

The program has four components: Utah Autism Initiative (UAI), Utah Registry of Autism and Developmental Disabilities (URADD), Data System Integration, and ASD Resource Management. The ASDP:
- Refers individuals with ASD to services for evaluation and treatment
- Refers to care coordination programs
- Updates ASD diagnostic providers list
- Updates ASD treatment resources list
- Expands previously conducted ASD services survey to assess service needs and identify
barriers for care across Utah
- Compiles annual report summarizing ASD needs in Utah
Provider Profiles: Colin Kingsbury, Program Manager
M - F 8 - 5
Statewide
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 11/5/2019
3760 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-273-2988
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Organization Name: Bureau of Maternal and Child Health (MCH), Utah Department of Health
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Address:
3760 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-273-2988
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Languages Spoken: Spanish services available.
Eligibility:

0 - 18 years of age, children and adolescents with special health care needs in Utah. No fee.

Services Provided:

Assists families of children and youth who have special health care needs with coordinated care planning, education and resources, in order for them to make informed decisions. This may include primary and special health care, behavioral health, developmental and educational programs, financial support resources and social services that meet their special needs from infancy through the transition to adulthood.

Services Include:

  • Transition to Adulthood website provides age-specific recommendations and community resources for any Utah resident age 12-22 who requests assistance with transition preparation and readiness.
  • Technology Loan Service- lends Chromebooks and hotspots to families of children with special health care needs. Available at locations in Blanding, Richfield, Vernal, Moab, Price, Ogden and Salt Lake City.
Provider Profiles:

M-F 8 - 5
Eric Christensen, Program Manager
Care Coordinators

Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 10/20/2021
4451 South 2700 West
Taylorsville, UT 84129
Phone: 801-816-3850
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
4451 South 2700 West
Taylorsville, UT 84129
Phone: 801-816-3850
Fax: 801-964-1240
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Eligibility: Immediate family member or legal representative. Immediate family is defined as a surviving spouse, child, natural or adoptive parent, any full or half sibling, and any child aged 18 or older.
Services Provided: The Office of the Medical Examiner is a statewide system for the investigation of sudden and unexpected death.

  • Coroner Services
  • Autopsy Records
Source: United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/4/2020
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142107
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2107
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
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Address:
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142107
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2107
Email: asthma@utah.gov
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility:

For individuals with persistent, uncontrolled asthma living in Salt Lake and Utah Counties- no insurance required. Available to Medicaid patients living in TriCounty and Southeast Health Department regions.

Services Provided:

Helps families of children who have persistent, uncontrolled asthma. The program includes three visits and two phone calls and provides asthma self-management education, home trigger education and assessment, and trigger remediation referral. Providers can refer qualifying patients and patients can self-refer.

To enroll contact:

  • Salt Lake County Health Department: 385-468-5285 or jmeza@slco.org
  • Utah County Health Department: 801-851-7509 or andreaj@utahcounty.gov
  • TriCounty and Southeast Utah Health Departments: 435-636-1165 or kathyrnmiller@utah.gov
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 1/19/2022