Hospice of Salt Lake and Utah County, a Community Nursing Service program, has received Medicare certification. It is the only Medicare certified hospice program in Utah.

The certification will allow the Community Nursing Service to expand its program and offer a complete team approach for all hospice patients. Officials said they will no longer be limited by the homebound definitions; anyone who's terminally ill can qualify for hospice services.Anyone interested in learning more call Community Nursing Service/Hospice, 486-2186.