Monday, February 12, 2018

University of Utah Mobile Health Program Job Opportunities

cid:image001.png@01D34981.2EEBA3C0The University of Utah Mobile Health Program has job openings for the mobile health program/unit.  They are (1) Community Health Worker, (2) Health Coach, (3) Driver/Screener. All three positions are 30 hours/week with excellent benefits. 


Questions? Email Nancy Ortiz at

Monday, February 5, 2018

WSU Black Scholars United, Black History Month Events

Weber State University
Black Scholars United
Black History Month Programming 2018

February 7:     Student Athlete Activism in the Age of Kaepernick: Lunch & Learn
11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Shepherd Union Fireplace Lounge
February 13: Sessions on the Ledge – Spoken Word Artist
12 noon – 1:00 p.m.  Shepherd Union
February 13 -14:  Black Genocide Display
Millions Didn’t Make it but I Am One of the Ones Who Did” 
11:00 – 2:00 Both Days Shepherd Union Atrium
February 20:  My Black is Beautiful: Display and Community Tabling
                        10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
                        Jazz & the Spoken Word: An Evening of Cultural Arts
                        6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Union Ballroom C
February 21“Street Fighting Men”, Film Screening and Discussion
7:00 p.m. Ogden’s Peery Egyptian Theater
February 22Stop the Hate Event: Conversations on the “N” Word
10:00 -11:30a.m.   Center for Diversity & Unity
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Black in Latin America, Film & Discussion, Center for Diversity & Unity
February 23Do or Die Art Exhibit: Affect, Ritual, Resistance,

Opening Night
7:00 p.m. Kimball Visual Arts Center Shaw Gallery. Join the artist for a discussion and reception
February 28Cultural Connections & Amnesty International: Black Lives Matter (BLM),
5:30 - 6:30 Panel and Discussion, Elizabeth Hall Room 229
Speakers: Jasmine Richards Abdullah, BLM Pasadena, CA and Lex Scott, BLM Utah

All events are FREE! For additional information contact: Betty Sawyer, or JaLisa Lee,

Minority Health Month Theme Announced: Partnering for Health Equity

NMHM18OMH Director Dr. Matthew Lin announces 2018 theme for National Minority Health Month

Partnering for Health Equity

The HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) Director Dr. Mathew Lin today announced the theme of National Minority Health for April 2018: Partnering for Health Equity. Partnerships at the national, state, tribal and local levels are vital to the work of reducing health disparities and advancing health equity. During National Minority Health Month, beginning April 1, 2018, OMH will join with partners, health advocates and organizations in highlighting the role of partnerships in improving the health of people and communities across the country.
Visit the OMH website to learn more about National Minority Health Month, and sign up for the National Minority Health Month topic on our email list to be notified when we post new tools and resources to support your #NMHM18 events and programs!

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Utah’s Primary Care Network (PCN) is now open

For Immediate Release:  

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Media Contact: 
Kolbi Young

What: Utah’s Primary Care Network (PCN) will open enrollment today. PCN is a primary preventive health coverage plan for uninsured adults. Benefits include physician services, prescriptions, dental services, eye exams, emergency room visits, birth control, and general preventive services.

Why: Since August 2017, PCN has not accepted new applications for adults without dependent children. Beginning today, all uninsured Utah adults may apply online, by mail, or in person to receive primary health care.

Who: Adults who meet the following requirements may apply:
  • Age 19 through 64
  • U.S. citizens or legal residents
  • Not covered by other health insurance
  • Meet income guidelines (e.g., a family of 4 with a maximum income of $23,376 per year)
  • Not qualified for Medicaid
  • Have no access to Medicare or Veterans benefits
  • Have no access to student health insurance (as full-time students)
When: PCN will accept applications for all adults from February 1-28, 2018. PCN enrollment for parents/caretaker relatives will stay open and accept applications at any time.
Where: Apply online at or call the PCN hotline at 1-888-222-2542.


Monday, January 29, 2018

PCN Opens Enrollment in February

New Medicare Card

In April 2018 we’ll begin mailing new Medicare cards with new Medicare Numbers.
Wondering what’s different? Your new card will have a new Medicare Number that’s unique to you, instead of your Social Security Number. That’s just one way we’re working to protect your identity.

3 things you need to know about your new Medicare card

  • Your new card will automatically come to you. You don’t need to do anything.
  • Your Medicare coverage and benefits will stay the same.
  • Your new card is free—there’s no charge for it.

Visit to find out more about your new Medicare card.

2018-2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding

News Release
January 17, 2018
Contact:  Karen Wiley
TTY - 711


WHAT:          Salt Lake Urban County is opening a second round of applications for the 2018-2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.

WHEN:          Applications will be available beginning Thursday, January 18, 2018

WHERE:       The Applications will be accepted through ZoomGrantsTM an online grant management system. 

                        A Federal Grant Application Handbook will be available on the County website at to assist applicants through the process as well as the link for ZoomGrantsTM for the applications

The Salt Lake County Division of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is releasing a second round of applications for the Community Development Block Grant Program Hard Cost Activities on Thursday, January 18, 2018.  These funds are through the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.

  • Land Acquisition for Affordable Housing Development Projects
  • Housing Programs (Housing Rehabilitation, Substantial Rehabilitation and Homeownership)
  • Acquisition of Homeless Facilities
  • Public Infrastructure to support Homeless Facility Placement

Applications will be accepted via ZoomGrantsTM the County’s online grant management system.

A Federal Grant Application Handbook is available on the County website at to assist applicants through the process as well as the link for ZoomGrantsTM for the applications.

The County will be providing technical assistance to agencies needing assistance with the applications for this program.  You can contact Karen Wiley at or Amanda Cordova at

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations (including auxiliary communicative aids and services or alternate formats) for individuals with disabilities may be provided upon receipt of a request with five working days’ notice. To expedite accommodation requests and coordination, call 385-468-4900 or 385-468-4893.  TTY user’s: 711

Completed applications must be submitted via ZoomGrantsTM by 5:00 pm MST on
Friday, February 9th, 2018

Hard copy applications will not be accepted

Late applications will not be accepted