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Utah Health Dept. Offers cCMV Education

Posted Jul 18 2013 6:56pm
The legislation that started it all: http://le.utah.gov/~2013/bills/hbillenr/HB0081.pdf
The following link is a story done while the bill was in the process of being passed - and talks about the personal investment  of Utah's State Legislator, Representative Ronda Menlove (R-Garland) had in this public health initiative: http://www.ksl.com/?nid=960&sid=23976970

Link to Utah's health website that has some materials created for this initiative: http://www.health.utah.gov/cshcn/CHSS/CMV.html

Page four of newsletter explains the new initiative

Here are links to some of the stories that ran after Utah's media release went out (this initiative began July 1, 2013):
 

Utah Health Department has done educational pushes/email blasts to: pediatricians, family practice docs, midwives (both certified and lay), OB/GYN, maternal-fetal medicine, neonatologists, child care providers, religious organizations,  etc.    www.MotherToBabyUT.org .
 
(1 1/2 min video) recently filmed at Utah's University Health Sciences Center by stopcmv.org .  It features Utah families that have been affected by congenital CMV.
 
For more information:
 
Stephanie Browning McVicar, Au.D., CCC-A
DOCTOR OF AUDIOLOGY
Specialty Services Program Manager
State EHDI Director
State of Utah Department of Health,
Children with Special Healthcare Needs,
Children's Hearing and Speech Services
(801) 584-8218
 
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