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Research shows that most injuries are predictable and preventable. While injuries are the leading cause of death for individuals ages 1-54, they can have a dramatic impact on a person’s ability to lead an active, fulfilling life.
From 2013- 2015, the leading causes of injury-related deaths in the tri-county health district have been due to poisoning, firearms, suffocation, unintentional falls, and motor vehicle crashes. Our mission is to be a resource in the community for reducing the number of injuries and deaths in the tri-county health district by providing quality programs and services to the public.
Utah has an opioid problem. Deaths due to opioid drug abuse/misuse has reached epidemic levels and drug poisoning is currently the leading cause of deaths due to injuries for adults.