Entries by Liberty Best

Kick Butts Day – Empowering Youth

‘Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco. The next Kick Butts Day is March 21, 2018. It’s expected that there will be more than 1,000 events in schools and communities across the United States and even around the world. […]

This St. Paddy’s Day, Don’t Rely on the Luck o’ the Irish: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular holidays in the United States. With a plethora of Irish immigrants—and many, many more St. Paddy’s Day well-wishers, the holiday is heavily celebrated by most Americans with friendly pinches, bangers n’ mash, and green beer galore. Sadly, all this merry-making can lead to dangerous driving conditions […]

Hantavirus, what you should know

What is Hantavirus? Hantavirus is a virus carried by rodents and can be passed to humans, causing Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). How is hantavirus spread? The deer mouse is the most common source of the virus in North America, although many other rodents can also carry it. The virus is shed in the droppings, urine […]


On basinnow.com February 28, 2018 TriCounty Health Department is always welcoming new recruits to volunteer organizations including the Medical Reserve Corps or MRC. “We can always use more people, more hands on deck,” shares TriCounty representative Liberty Best. The Medical Reserve Corp is among other volunteer organizations under the Citizens Corp which President Bush started […]

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Dating abuse can happen to anyone. Did you know 1 in 3 teens experiences dating abuse? Dating abuse can be physical or emotional, and anyone can be a victim of dating abuse.   February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.  Our goal is to empower young people to build healthy relationships from the ground up, […]

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

The mission of CSHCN is to assure quality health care and related services for children and youth with special needs and their families throughout the State of Utah. Who Are We? Utah Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) is a part of the Utah Department of Health, Division of Family Health and Preparedness. Utah […]


February 23, 2018 on basinnow.com TriCounty Health Department is sharing the good, the bad, and the risky when it comes to sexual health. While there are benefits to having sex, like improved heart health and lower blood pressure, TriCounty Health Director Jordan Mathis explains that there are also consequences when not engaged in responsibly. Risky […]

Don’t Fumble: Tackle Drunk Driving Before the Clock Starts

  Kickoff on America’s favorite pastime is just about ready to start. For many football fans, when it’s time for Super Bowl LII, everyone’s a fan…and Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk. Highway safety and law enforcement officials are huddling up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for a special Fans Don’t Let Fans […]

Wear Red Day

TriCounty Health Department invites you to wear RED on Friday, February 2nd for National Wear Red Day. Why Red? Red is the color of our hearts and National Wear Red Day is a movement that starts with you! Go red for womens heart health. By wearing red you help to support educational programs to increase […]