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Utah Department of Health
P.O. Box 141010
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1010



Main Building

Cannon Health Building
288 North 1460 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116   More ...

Disease Control and Prevention

The mission of the Division of Disease Control and Prevention is to rapidly detect and investigate communicable diseases and environmental health hazards, provide prevention-focused education, and institute control measures to reduce and prevent the impact of disease.

Heather Borski
Division Director
PO Box 142102
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2102

Family Health and Preparedness

The mission of the Division of Family Health and Preparedness is to assure care for many of Utah's most vulnerable citizens. The division accomplishes this through programs designed to provide direct services, and to be prepared to serve all populations that may suffer the adverse health impacts of a disaster, be it man-made or natural.

Paul Patrick
Division Director
PO Box 142002
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2002

Medicaid and Health Financing

The mission of the Division of Medicaid and Health Financing is to provide access to quality, cost-effective health care for eligible Utahns.

Nathan Checketts
PO Box 143101
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3101

Health Data & Informatics

The mission of the Center for Health Data and Informatics is to provide accurate, timely health information to monitor health status, assess the performance of the health care system, identify health threats, document health events, and guide health and health care decisions.

Wu Xu, Ph.D.
PO Box 141019
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1019

Executive Director's Office

The mission of the Utah Department of Health is to protect the public's health through preventing avoidable illness, injury, disability, and premature death; assuring access to affordable, quality health care; and promoting healthy lifestyles.


Joseph Miner, MD, MSPH
Executive Director

PO Box 141000
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1000
(801) 538-6111