May 2020 E-Newsletter

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May 2020 E-Newsletter

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 page on the UPHA website to find current information, news articles, resources, My Story, ways to serve, and tips for staying healthy.

My Story

We want to record your story as a public health professional during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Stories can be big or small, personal or professional, serious or humorous. We will compile your accounts and share (with your permission) with our membership. To share your story, please email and include your name, public health role, and how you would like to be identified. Find My Story HERE.

2020 Public Health Conference for Utah POSTPONED

UPHA has made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone the 2020 Public Health Conference for Utah. Visit UPHA.ORG and follow us on social media to see updates on rescheduling the conference.

Award Nominations are Still Open! 

There is still time to nominate your colleagues for UPHA's annual awards. Take a few minutes to share the great accomplishments of your co-workers and partners. Please submit your nominations to by 5pm May 29th. Visit UPHA.ORG to learn more about the awards.

 Board Nominations are Still Open!

There is still time to run for the UPHA Board! The UPHA Nominations Committee will be accepting nominations until  May 15th. Contact a member of the Committee (below) for more information. UPHA elections will be a little different this year. Voting will be online only and will open from  May 27th- June 10th.  The results will be announced at the UPHA Virtual Business Meeting on June 12th.  In order to vote, you need to be an active member of UPHA. Click here for information about renewing your membership. 

Nominations Committee:

  1. Hilary Makris - 435-277-2364 -
  2. Jacob Isaacson - 435-299-9684 -
  3. Kelly Teemant - 801-560-2324 -


Find the full May 2020 E-Newsletter here.