UDC Clinical Services Receives Public Health Hero Award
The Utah Department of Corrections – Clinical Services team was named the 2012 Utah Public Health Hero for its response to last year’s high-profile botulism incident. The case impacted approximately a dozen prison inmates after they brewed and consumed an illegal substance.
Botulism in a Utah Prison
Recently there was a major outback of Botulism in one of the craziest place imaginable, a prison. Botulism is a toxin that causes serious illness from a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum.