Entries by Liberty Best

Survivor Day

Survivor Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather around the world at events in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. On Saturday, November 17, 2018, loss survivors will gather around the globe in small and large events […]

TriCounty Health Department and Ashley Regional Medical Center are teaming together to bring the community its first Baby Fair, Thursday, November 15, 6-8 p.m. at the new Ashley Regional Women’s Center. Chat with medical professionals, WIC providers and learn about local resources. The event will be an opportunity to learn about breastfeeding options and learn […]

Adults Need Vaccines Too

As adults we don’t often think of needing vaccines. It is a good idea to review your vaccine records annually to see if shots are needed, this can be done by contacting your healthcare provider or Tricounty Health Department. What vaccines do Adults need? All adults need a Td or Tdap vaccine every 10 years, […]

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs Across the Basin

On Saturday, October 27, local law enforcement agencies and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 16th opportunity in eight years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Pills and patches will be accepted. (The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles, […]

The Flu Shot and Why We Get It

When should I get vaccinated? You should get a flu vaccine before flu begins spreading in your community. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies that protect against flu to develop in the body, so make plans to get vaccinated early in fall, before flu season begins. CDC recommends that people get a flu […]

The flu vaccine is smart every year

The following is statistics and the medically educated opinion of  Dr. Karl L. Breitenbach, MD, regarding annual flu vaccination.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that the 2017-2018 Influenza (flu) season was the first season to be classified as a high severity season — this was across all age groups. As of […]

The Truth About Tobacco

The Truth About Tobacco in the Uintah Basin Tobacco may be considered the biggest “scam” of the last 100 years.  The tobacco industry was the first to really understand what brain science research was saying, and they took it and ran with it. The marketing strategies of the tobacco industry revolutionized the art of suckering […]

September is National Family Meal Month

September is National Family Meal Month and is a great time for families to make renewed efforts to enjoy the benefits of conversing and eating together. There are few greater investments parents can make in their family than sitting down together and sharing a meal. Let’s bring back this lost tradition to Utah’s homes. Children […]