Departments of Health, State

Description: 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)

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Statewide

Organization Name: CSHCN Bureau, Utah Department of Health
Address: 44 N. Mario Capecchi Drive
PO 144610
UT 84114-4610
Phone: 801-584-8455
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
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Last Updated: 10/11/2017
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: PO Box 144610
Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: 801-584-8256
Toll Free Phone: 800-961-4226
Fax: 801-584-8488
Eligibility: Automatically qualify if have documented medical diagnosis that meets criteria.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: Provides and promotes family-centered, care coordination and facilitates the development of community-based systems for children with special health care needs and their families. Direct Services provided by the University of Utah Health Care Center.
Programs include Autism System Development, Child Health Advanced Records Management (CHARM), Children's Hearing Aid Program, Critical Congenital Heart Defect (CCHD) Screening, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Public Health Initiative, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI), Fostering Healthy Children Program, Integrated Services Program, Kurt Oscarson Children's Organ Transplant Fund, Newborn Bloodspot (Heelstick) Screening Program, Technology Dependent Waiver, and Utah Birth Defects Network.
Provider Profiles: Lynne Nilson, Director, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health
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Last Updated: 9/4/2018
Organization Name: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI), CSHCN, UDOH
Address: 44 N Mario Capecchi Drive
UT 84113
Phone: 801-584-8215
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-829-8200
Fax: 801-584-8294
Email: ehdiparents@utah.gov
Eligibility: Qualifying children under 6 years of age who have hearing loss. Utah resident without Medicaid. If under 3, must be enrolled in early intervention.
Services Provided: To help families in need receive early access to hearing aids for their children. CHAP is currently accepting applications, and all necessary forms can be found by clicking on the website links. All application forms need to be submitted to your child’s audiologist who will then apply to the program on your behalf.

For more information, please contact your pediatric audiologist or Early Hearing Detection and Intervention at (801) 584-8215.
Provider Profiles: Stehanie McVicar, Program Manager
Go to http://www.ehdi-pals.org/ to find an audiologist in your area with expertise in diagnosing hearing loss and fitting hearing aids on young children.
Statewide
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Last Updated: 1/18/2018
Organization Name: Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), Utah Department of Health
Address: 44 North Mario Capecchi Dr.
PO Box 144610
UT 84114-4610
Phone: 801-584-8284
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Fax: 801-584-8492
Email: ehdi@utah.gov
Eligibility: Infants with possible developmental delays.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Administration of programs and training of professionals for newborn hearing screening in the state.
Goals. All newborns receive hearing screening before discharge or before 10 days of age if born out of hospital. For infants who do not pass, repeat the hearing screening no later than 14 days of age. If infants do not pass the second hearing screening, test for congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection before 21 days of age, complete a diagnostic hearing evaluation by a pediatric audiologist before 3 months of age. If infants are diagnosed with hearing loss, enroll infant into Early Intervention services before 6 months of age.
Provider Profiles: M - F 8 am to 5 pm
Program includes:
Children's Hearing Aid Program (CHAP)
Hearing Aid Recycling Program (HARP)

Stephanie McVicar, Program Manager
Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Coordinator - Jill Boettger email: cmv@utah.gov
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Last Updated: 5/10/2018
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2104
Phone: 801-538-6191
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: 288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2104
Phone: 801-538-6191
Email: markejones@utah.gov
Services Provided: For blood lead, environmental public health tracking looks at environmental hazards, possible exposure to those hazards, and health effects (like chronic illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths) associated with those hazards.
Provider Profiles: Mark E Jones, LEHS, RS, Epidemiologist, Health Homes Program Coordinator
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Last Updated: 11/16/2017
Organization Name: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention(EHDI), CSHCN, UDOH
Address: 44 North Mario Capecchi Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Phone: 801-584-8215
Toll Free Phone: 800 829 8200
Email: chap@utah.gov
Eligibility: Children in Utah. Must have been denied coverage by Medicaid, and by insurance, and agree to return hearing aid to UDOH. No cost.
Services Provided: No cost hearing aids available. Donation of used hearing aids and unused batteries accepted. If you are in need of an audiologist possessing expertise in diagnosing hearing loss and fitting hearing aids on young children, you can go to http://www.ehdi-pals.org/ to find one in your area.
Provider Profiles: 3 Application forms on website: HARP Child Application Form, HARP Family Financial Form, HARP Audiologist Application Form. All application forms need to be submitted to your child’s audiologist who will then apply to the program on your behalf.

A collaboration with Utah Families, Audiologists, and the Utah Department of Health.
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Last Updated: 2/8/2018
Organization Name: Bureau of Maternal and Child Health (MCH), Utah Department of Health
Address: 3760 South Highland Drive
UT 84106
Phone: 801-273-2988
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Eligibility: 0 - 18 years of age, children and adolescents with special health care needs in Utah. No fee. Spanish services available.
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.
Provider Profiles: M-F 8 - 5
Eric Christensen, Program Manager
Care Coordinators

Gina Pola-Money, Director, Family-to-Family (F2F) Health Information Center
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Last Updated: 11/16/2017
288 North 1460 West, 4th Floor
PO Box 142005
UT 84114-2005
Phone: 801-538-6113
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: 288 North 1460 West, 4th Floor
PO Box 142005
UT 84114-2005
Phone: 801-538-6113
Fax: 801-538-6387
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. The Office 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.
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Last Updated: 10/11/2017
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: 288 North 1460 West
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.
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Last Updated: 2/14/2018
Organization Name: Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), Utah Department of Health
Address: 44 N Mario Capecchi Drive
PO Box 144610
UT 84114-4610
Phone: 801-584-8270
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Eligibility: An applicant must be under 21 years of age at the time of admission; qualify for Medicaid based on the child's income and assets; meet admission criteria for nursing facility (NF) care; have at least one caregiver trained and available to provide care; require skilled nursing and/or rehabilitation services at least five days per week and be dependent on one or more of the following: a mechanical ventilator; tracheostomy-based respiratory support; continuous or bi-level positive airway pressure support (C-PAP or Bi-PAP); or intravenous administration of nutritional substances and/or medications through a central line; and choose to receive home and community-based services. A limited number of children may be served; child may qualify, but be placed on a waiting list.
Services Provided: The Technology Dependent Waiver program provides the day-to-day administrative activities for Medicaid’s Home and Community-Based Waiver for Technology Dependent/Medically Fragile Individuals. The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid approve state waiver programs to offer an alternative to long-term care facilities by paying for supports and services to allow recipients to be cared for at home and in the community.
Services include:
Skilled Nursing Respite Care
Family Support Services
Home Health Certified Nursing Assistant
Extended Private Duty Nursing
In-Home Feeding Therapy
Financial Management Services
Family Directed Support
Provider Profiles: Carrie Carter Program Manager, Technology Dependent Waiver
Applications are taken through the Division of Family Health Services case manager.
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Last Updated: 6/14/2018
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Health Promotion
Address: 288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142107
UT 84114-2107
Phone: 801-538-6894
Fax: 801-538-9495
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility: No charge, no health insurance required
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
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.
Utah Asthma Home Visiting Program for individuals with asthma living in Salt Lake and Utah Counties.
Prescription Assistance Program for Patients with Asthma http://health.utah.gov/asthma/basics/rxassist.html
Provider Profiles: Brittany Guerra, MPH, Health Program Specialist III
Kellie Baxter, Health Program Specialist
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Last Updated: 8/16/2018
44 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 866-818-7096
Organization Name: Children with Special Health Care Needs, Utah Department of Health
Address: 44 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Phone: 866-818-7096
Toll Free Phone: 800-829-8200
Fax: 801-257-0572
Services Provided: A statewide, population-based surveillance system that has identified birth defects in children born in Utah since 1994. The UBDN is operated by the Utah Department of Health, Division of Family Health and Preparedness, Bureau of Children with Special Health Care Needs.
Provider Profiles: M - F, 8 am - 5 pm
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Last Updated: 3/8/2018
Organization Name: Office of Health Disparities, Utah Department of Health
Address: UT
Eligibility: Temporary Medicaid coverage for pregnant women.
Services Provided: Utah Clicks helps you complete and submit paperwork for several state programs:
- Baby Watch
- Baby Your Baby
- CSHCN (Children with Special Health Care Needs)
- Early Head Start
- Head Start
Provider Profiles: on-line services
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Last Updated: 2/14/2018
PO Box 142107
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2107
Phone: 888-222-2542
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: PO Box 142107
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2107
Phone: 888-222-2542
Eligibility: For the NDPP, individuals must be 18 years or older and have a BMI equal or greater than 24.
Services Provided: Ensure that people with or at high risk of diabetes have access to community resources and support to prevent, delay or manage chronic conditions once they occur. Classes include Living Well with Diabetes and National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP).
Provider Profiles: Register on website.
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Last Updated: 9/4/2018
PO Box 142012
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2012
Phone: 801-538-9450
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: PO Box 142012
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2012
Phone: 801-538-9450
Toll Free Phone: 800-275-0659
Fax: 801-538-9440
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.
Wheelchair Accessible: Entry and Bathroom(s)
Services Provided: Provides immunization resources including a vaccine locator, immunization records, and educational materials for the general public and healthcare providers.
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Last Updated: 9/4/2018
PO Box 143106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3106
Phone: 801-538-6155
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: PO Box 143106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-3106
Phone: 801-538-6155
Toll Free Phone: 800-662-9651
Fax: 801-538-6805
Eligibility: Must meet category of Medicaid, i.e. blind, disabled, aged, pregnant woman, child under age 19, family with dependent children, women with breast or cervical cancer, or refugee.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: A federal/state insurance program which pays medical bills for Utahns who qualify for a category of Medicaid, have low income, or cannot afford the cost of health care and have resources (assets) under the federal limit for the category of Medicaid.

Accountable Care Organizations for Utah Medicaid:
Healthy U Medicaid - 1-888-271-5870
University Health Plan for residents in Box Elder, Davis, Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Utah and Weber Counties.

Health Choice Utah: 1-877-358-8797

SelectHealth Community Care: 1-800-538-5038
Provider Profiles: Michael Hales, MPA, Deputy Director 801 538-6689
Tonya Hales, Bureau Director
Charlen Frail-McGeever, Project Director
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Last Updated: 9/11/2018
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: PO Box 141000
Cannon Health Building
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1000
Phone: 801-538-6777
Fax: 801-536-0970
Wheelchair Accessible: 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.
Provider Profiles: online resource
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Last Updated: 9/4/2018
PO Box 141013
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1013
Phone: 801-273-2991
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: PO Box 141013
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1013
Phone: 801-273-2991
Toll Free Phone: 877-942-5437
Eligibility: Pregnant or breastfeeding women, women who just had a baby, or child less than five years of age who meet income requirements.
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
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).
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Last Updated: 9/4/2018
PO Box 142106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2106
Phone: 877-220-3466
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: PO Box 142106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2106
Phone: 877-220-3466
TDD: 877-777-6534
Toll Free Phone: 800-784-8669
Fax: 801-538-9303
Eligibility: None
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
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.
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Last Updated: 9/4/2018
PO Box 142106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2106
Phone: 801-538-6864
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: PO Box 142106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2106
Phone: 801-538-6864
Fax: 801-538-9134
Email: saerts@utah.gov
Eligibility: Age 60 years and over
Services Provided: The Violence and Injury Prevention Program strives to eliminate needless suffering and death from injuries and violence. Provides information and referrals for the issues of prevention and recovery of brain injury (TBI) in the state of Utah.
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Last Updated: 9/4/2018

Salt Lake City, UT

288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142107
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2107
Phone: 385-468-5250
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: 288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142107
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2107
Phone: 385-468-5250
Email: kabaxter@utah.gov
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility: For individuals with uncontrolled asthma living in Salt Lake and Utah Counties. No cost, no health insurance required.
Services Provided: The Utah Asthma Home Visiting Program will help families of children who have 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 provide qualifying patients to the service, and patients desiring additional resources can self-refer as well.

In Salt Lake County, call: 385-468-4085
In Utah County, call: 801-851-7509
Provider Profiles: Rebecca Ludlam, Utah County Health Dept 801 851-7509
Salt Lake County Health Dept 385 468-4085
Kellie Baxter, Program Officer
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Last Updated: 10/18/2018
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2104
Phone: 801-538-6191
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2104
Phone: 801-538-6191
Fax: 801-538-9913
Service Categories:
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.
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Last Updated: 3/15/2018

Taylorsville, UT

4451 South 2700 West
Taylorsville, UT 84129
Phone: 801-816-3850
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Organization Name: Utah Department of Health
Address: 4451 South 2700 West
Taylorsville, UT 84129
Phone: 801-816-3850
Fax: 801-964-1240
Service Categories:
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.
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Last Updated: 9/4/2018