Frequently Asked Questions

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Salt Lake County Health Department website

How do I get a copy of my birth certificate?

I have heard the SLVHD offers free mammograms. How do I qualify?

What immunizations does my child need for school entry?

What is the most common cause of death in Salt Lake County?

The most common cause of death for people age one to forty-four is from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

Where can I get help to quit smoking?

 Tobacco Prevention and Control Program

What is the timeline for implementation of fluoridated water in Salt Lake County?

The implementation date for fluoridation of all water sources in Salt Lake County is October 1, 2003. What does fluoride do?

What does SLVHD do to protect our drinking water?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires public water systems to be surveyed every three to five years as part of the Safe Drinking Water Act. These are called Sanitary Surveys and include items such as complaints, sampling, cross connections, piping and screening, seals and vents, lids and accesses, disinfections, storage, distribution, pumping, source protection, and waivers to keep drinking water safe and secure ... more

Where and how do I get a food handler card (food handler permit)?

Food handler cards are required BEFORE a person works in the food service industry. The information is available in Spanish and English. Español

Where can I take my household hazardous waste for proper disposal (i.e. paint, pesticides, fuel, oil, gasoline, antifreeze) and what does it cost?

Collection Events.

I am going to be traveling overseas. What vaccinations do I need?

International Travel Clinic