Parents Page

Here you will find everything you have ever needed to know as a parent to help keep your child healthy.

Germ Watch

There are always contagious illnesses affecting the communities we live in. The Utah Department of Health keeps track of these illnesses and their prevalence. Use this link to see what illnesses are active in our community and may affect your child.

Air Quality

Air pollution is one of the greatest environmental risks to health. It can worsen many respiratory diseases. Using this link, you can see what the air quality forecast is in your area and utilize it to minimize the risks to your child and their health.

Pollen Counts

Many children suffer from seasonal allergies throughout the year. These allergies can exacerbate other health issues, like asthma. Use this link to follow the current and forcasted pollen counts in your area that may affect your child and their health.


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  • Newborn babies are immune to many diseases because they have antibodies they got from their mothers. However, this immunity goes away during the first year of life.
  • If an unvaccinated child is exposed to a disease germ, the child’s body may not be strong enough to fight the disease. Before vaccines, many children died from diseases that vaccines now prevent, such as whooping cough, measles, and polio. Those same germs exist today, but because babies are protected by vaccines, we don’t see these diseases nearly as often.
  • Immunizing individual children also helps to protect the health of our community, especially those people who cannot be immunized (children who are too young to be vaccinated, or those who can’t receive certain vaccines for medical reasons), and the small proportion of people who don’t respond to a particular vaccine.
  • Vaccine-preventable diseases have a costly impact, resulting in doctor’s visits, hospitalizations, and premature deaths. Sick children can also cause parents to lose time from work.  (www.cdc.go
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Suicide Prevention/Crisis Hotline (available 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week) 9-8-8
Visit Website: Utah Department of Health and Human Services Suicide Prevention

Depression Screening Tool (CES-DC) click here

Anxiety Screening Tool (SCARED) Child Version click hereParent Version click here)

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Poison Control

1(800)222-1222 (available 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week)

HealthyChildren .org

Here you will find information from the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding many programs and activitis, their policies and guidlines, their publications and other child health resources.

CDC 'A-Z Index'

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a vast amount of information on just about any illness or disease. You can search for a specific disease or illness along with its causes, symptoms, treatments and tips for prevention.

Ex: ADHD, Autism, RSV, Strep, Ear infection, Flu.

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