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A forum for advancing women’s health in Utah.

Spotlight on Women's Health

June is National Congenital CMV Awareness Month

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is one of the herpesviruses. This group of viruses includes the herpes simplex viruses, varicella-zoster virus (which causes chickenpox and shingles), and Epstein-Barr virus (which causes infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono). CMV is a common infection that is usually harmless. Once CMV is in a person's body, it stays there for life. Among every 100 adults in the United States, 50–80 are infected with CMV by the time they are 40 years old.

If you have CMV during pregnancy, you have a 1-in-3 chance (33 percent) of passing it to your baby. CMV...

Our Vision

Collaborating for Healthier Utah Women

Our Mission

Promote optimal health for all Utah women through collaborative planning, community action, and policy/systems change.

Priorities

  • Coordinate activities and engage in collaborative efforts to achieve our mission.
  • Facilitate the development and sharing of programs, materials and information about the health of Utah women.
  • Engage in strategic activities with community partners to promote optimal health for all Utah women.