Entries by Liberty Best

TEMPORARY AND SUMMER EVENTS

WITH ALL THE SUMMER ACTIVITIES AROUND THE CORNER, REMEMBER WHEN YOU FEED THE PUBLIC YOU NEED A TEMPORARY FOOD SERVICE PERMIT OR A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT PERMIT FROM TRICOUNTY HEALTH DEPT.  THE PERMIT MUST BE POSTED IN VIEW OF THE PUBLIC WHEN IN OPERATION.   WHEN YOU ARE SERVING FOOD OR DRINKS TO THE PUBLIC WHETHER […]

Adolescent Vaccines

The end of the school year is only two weeks away, which is a good time to start looking ahead and preparing for fall and back to another school year, when students start dreading the mornings.  One preparation that can be made now to save you time in August, is making sure your children/teenagers are […]

Air Quality and Fire Season

We have had several fires get out of control already this year. We need to be careful when we burn vegetation. The wind has fueled these fires.   The burning of vegetation is allowed only during the Spring and Fall burn windows. Spring Burn Window:  March 30 – May 30 No Burn Permit Required in the […]

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

Local law enforcement agencies and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs, April 27 and 28. Pills and patches will be accepted. (The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles, or sharps.) The service is […]

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Murray Edible Arrangements

(SALT LAKE COUNTY)—Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) announced today that people who consumed any food item from the Edible Arrangements store at 5211 South State Street in Murray between March 21 and April 13 may have been exposed to hepatitis A. This possible exposure affects only this Edible Arrangements store; health officials estimate that […]

The Importance of Immunizations

Most parents don’t look forward with joy to taking their children for shots, the word dreaded comes to mind. Anytime our children hurt or are uncomfortable it causes us pain as well. So why do we vaccinate our children?  Have you considered other benefits to immunizations? There is a great article on the CDC website […]

The Importance of Vital Records

Those in need of vital records, death and birth certificates, can now order online via tricountyhealth.com. It can be helpful to obtain a copy of a birth certificate for situations such as school registry, receiving a driver’s license, getting married, getting a replacement social security card, traveling to some locations and sometimes even signing up […]

Immunize by 2 Against 14 Diseases

Prizes for immunization participation   Immunizations can protect children from 14 serious diseases by 2 years old. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Provention (CDC) vaccines will prevent an estimated 855,000 deaths in the lifetime of children born betwen 1994 and 2016.   The diseases vaccines prevent can be dangerous or even deadly. […]