The Tooele County Health Department serves as a leader in public health for the community by promoting health, striving to prevent avoidable disease, assessing the health of our community, developing policies, providing services and education, and protecting the environment to assure quality of life.
On December 3, 2018, Utah lawmakers passed House Bill 3001: Utah Medical Cannabis Act. This legislation replaces Ballot Proposition 2, which was approved by Utah voters in the November 2018 general election. The Utah Medical Cannabis Act directs the Utah Department of...read more
General Tobacco Retailers Permit and Tobacco Specialty Store Permit In 2018 Utah passed House Bill 324 Tobacco Regulations Amendments. H.B. 324 which took effect on July 1, 2018 and will require all retailers that want to sell tobacco products, including electronic...read more
Take the TUG Test. TUG is the Timed Up and Go test (TUaG), which is a reliable measure of functional performance that captures transfers, gait, and turning movements. The TUaG test predicts falls and may be used to screen for fall risk. More information is available...read more
The Next Chapter is a social support and educational program that helps widows and widowers adjust to the loss of their loved one. For more details or to ask questions please call Sarah at 435-277-2456. NextChapterFall2018Flyer ...read more
Wood-Burning Restrictions Go into Effect November 1, 2018 Wood-burning infographic. Click to enlarge. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) reminds residents that wood-burning restrictions go into effect November 1, 2018, and...read more
Dementia Dialogues is a 5-session training course designed to educate the community and individuals who care for persons who exhibit signs and symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. Over 22,000 individuals have been trained and over 11,000...read more