May 2020 E-Newsletter

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COVID-19 Information During this unprecedented threat to the public’s health, UPHA stands behind Utah’s public health professionals who work continuously to create conditions where all Utahns can be as healthy as possible. UPHA is committed to the health and safety of all communities and shares our concern for humanity at this time. Visit the COVID […]

March 2020 E-Newsletter

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2020 Public Health Conference for Utah POSTPONED The Utah Public Health Association has made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone the 2020 Public Health Conference in Utah.  This is due to the intensifying COVID-19 pandemic and the need for social distancing to help flatten the epidemic curve.  Registration is currently on hold as we […]

February 2020 E-Newsletter

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The Advocacy Summit is Feb 26th. I had the pleasure of visiting the State Capitol for the UPHA sponsored legislative break. Our senators and representatives were very open and willing to learn about our priorities. One lawmaker asked who are members are.  I was proud to say that our members are a wonderful and diverse […]

January 2020 E-Newsletter

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Public Health Conference for Utah is Coming Soon! When:  April 9-10, 2020 Where:  Provo Marriott Hotel and Conference Center   We are excited to announce the following keynote speakers: Nubia Pena – Director, Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs Ashley Kijowski – Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Ali Crandall – Assistant Professor of Public Health, Brigham Young […]

November 2019 E-Newsletter

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UPHA is getting a new look and so much more!  In a recent survey UPHA members suggested that our website and online systems were a bit outdated and could use a facelift.  I am pleased to share that not only has UPHA had a facelift, it has also made deeper improvements to our membership systems.  […]

August 2019 E-Newsletter

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If I asked you to “speak for health” what would you say? I believe UPHA members speak for health all the time – at work, at home, and within our communities. Recently, Patty Cross (Vice President) and I had the opportunity to visit the offices of Mitt Romney and Mike Lee to talk about UPHA’s […]

July 2019 E-Newsletter

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The Utah Public Health Association has been working diligently to establish and offer mini grants to communities and individuals for projects that are focused on protecting and improving the health of Utah citizens. UPHA is pleased to announce the availability of three grants for public health projects. Each grant award will be for $1,000. Applications […]

June 2019 E-Newsletter

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Celebration is in order for our wonderful organization, which is aging very well in its 103rd year of operation. Despite UPHA’s age, I see signs that UPHA is in the adolescent phase of its life-span. This is partly due to my optimism that UPHA will operate for at least 500 years. It is also due […]

March 2019 E-Newsletter

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Thank you for all those involved in the UPHA and USOPHE 2019 Advocacy Academy Training. The event included a panel discussion, presentation, networking, and hands-on training and a day at the Capitol on February 13, 2019 at the Salt Lake City Public Library. Out of 104 registered participants, 76 people attended, including UPHA members, USOPHE […]