Entries by Liberty Best

Bike to Work Week

Listen to Give’m Health’s radio spot for more detailed information. Reasons it is important to bike to work this spring. 40% of all trips in the U.S. are less than two miles, making bicycling a feasible and fun way to get to work. With increased interest in healthy, sustainable and economic transportation options, it’s not […]

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

Vernal, UT- On Saturday, April 27th, local law enforcement agencies and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine 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 […]

VFC 25th Anniversary

2019 marks the 25th anniversary for the Vaccines for Children program also known as VFC program.    The VFC program provides vaccines at low or no cost to children when their parents do not have insurance coverage or cannot afford vaccines.    In 1989 there was a measles epidemic in the U.S. When the CDC investigated […]

What is kick Juul day?

Kick butts day: Tuesday March 19 at Vernal Middle school during lunch. What is kick Juul day? It is an event where the Uintah County Youth Coalition educates the middle schoolers about Electronic cigarettes and the dangers of vaping. We are encouraging them to kick the Juul. They will learn how nicotine affects each part […]

March 10-16 is National Groundwater Awareness Week

https://www.ngwa.org/get-involved/groundwater-awareness-week/groundwater-awareness-week-2019 Top 10 Facts About Groundwater Use Only 1 percent of the water on Earth is useable, 99 percent of which is groundwater. The United States uses 349 billion gallons of freshwater every day. Groundwater is 20 to 30 times larger than all U.S. lakes, streams, and rivers combined. Groundwater accounts for 33 percent of […]