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Southwest Utah Public Health Department


Our mission is to develop and maintain collaborative planning, communication, and sharing of resources as hospitals, healthcare organizations, and communities – to prepare as a region to deliver effective patient care during a medical surge event. Partners: Hospitals, Health Department, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Management, Skilled & Long-Term Care Facilities, Community Health Centers, Home Health & Hospice, Specialty Clinics, Access & Functional Needs group.

2024 Southwest Region Hazard Vulnerability Assessment (HVA)

HVA takes into consideration the likelihood of an event occurring, its impact, preparedness, and response capabilities. Training/exercises for 24-25 FY are based on the top 10 HVAs.

  • #1 Pandemic Flu
  • #2 Earthquake – Moderate
  • #3 Improvised Explosive Device
  • #4 Nerve Agent
  • #5 Communicable Disease Outbreak
  • #6 Nuclear Explosion – 10 Kiloton
  • #7 Emergent Disease
  • #8 Smallpox
  • #9 Pneumonic Plague
  • #10 Intentional Water Contamination

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(435) 865-5184

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