Summit County Health Resources

 

 

 

 

Summit County Health Department

Priority #1 – Reduce Health Disparities

Priority #2 – Advance Healthy Lifestyles

Priority #3 – Protect Our Environments

Priority #4 – Safeguard Families and Communities

 

Utah Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) 

The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a state health insurance plan for children. Working Utah families who do not have other health insurance may qualify for CHIP, with eligibility dependent on family size and income. CHIP provides children with access to many medical services.

Drug Information Portal

Quick access to quality drug information. Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health

The Medical Home Portal

The Medical Home Portal is a unique source of reliable information about children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), offering a “one-stop shop” for their:

  • Families
  • Physicians and Medical Home teams
  • Other Professionals and Caregivers

MedLine Plus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. It has information from reliable and trusted sources on over 700 diseases and conditions. 

 

Utah 211

Utah 211 is maintained by the United Way of Salt Lake City. This resource offers links to many community help agencies such as domestic violence services, crisis and suicide prevention help, and homeless shelters. 

Utah Advance Health Care Directive/ Living Will

Utah’s Advance Health Care Directive form is established in statute.  A person can create a form that is different from the statutory form, but the law was designed to create a form that would work well for most people.  You do not need a lawyer to complete these forms. If you need assistance in completing the form, contact your primary care physician, your local hospital, or Utah Legal Services (any Utah resident age 60 or older can call 800-662-1772 between 9 am and 2 pm for assistance).

Utah Department of Health

We are more than just birth certificates and Medicaid. In fact, with three divisions, 26 offices and bureaus, and more than 50 programs, we serve the residents of Utah across their entire lifespan, from healthy pregnancies to preventing falls among older adults and everything in between. We work closely with Utah’s 13 local health departments and numerous community partners to create healthy environments to live, work, and play in and to ensure access to quality health care.

MyHealthcare in Utah  

Also hosted by the Utah Department of Health, this site provides easy access to Utah hospital reports and statistics that compare measures for charges, quality and patient safety.  The Utah Department of Health's Health Data Committee provides the information, along with other health care information for consumers.

Family Doctor

Familydoctor.org is the AAFP’s award-winning consumer website, featuring physician-reviewed patient education materials, that includes care for the physical, mental, and emotional health of the whole family from newborns to older adults. Familydoctor.org is a trusted source for medical answers and advice used by both physicians and consumers, often at the point-of-care. Familydoctor.org content is available in English and Spanish.

Utah Health Net

Create a model for development of a statewide consumer health information infrastructure facilitating collaboration and communication in order to provide access to customized resources, services and programs for health information consumers and health professionals supporting their patients throughout the State of Utah.

 

Healthfinder

The myhealthfinder tool is maintained by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) in collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

 

Disclaimer:

Health information should always be discussed with your physician. The library, its employees, and the producers of these web pages are not responsible for the misuse or misapplication of the information provided. These links are for information only, and should in no way be construed as medical advice.