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Holiday Safety

Holiday Safety

Sergeant Dustin Cheshire with Uintah County Sheriff’s Office and Detective Mike Tribe with Vernal City Police Department, talk about how important it is to stay safe when driving. Especially if you are going to drink. One drink is too many, get a designated...
Thanksgiving and Eating Well

Thanksgiving and Eating Well

November is Diabetes Awareness Month –  According to recent surveys of our area, 11.3% of people over age 18 have been told they have prediabetes or borderline diabetes. This measure has increased from previous years. (2020, Crude Percentage, Ever Told You Have...
Holiday Cooking Safety

Holiday Cooking Safety

Gary Stewart, Environmental Health Scientist at TriCounty Health Department, explains healthy ways to take care of holiday dinners, like putting the food away safely after the meal and how to keep leftovers from getting you sick.   Give'm Health KLCY 105.5...
Preventing Teen Tobacco Use

Preventing Teen Tobacco Use

TriCounty Health Department is involved in an effort to educate youth regarding tobacco and promote prevention efforts in the basin. Our new scholarship program was able to get off the ground this school year and we have a number of high school seniors working to...
COVID Boosters

COVID Boosters

We are currently offering the booster vaccine – The CDC recently made recommendations for booster doses for the following people who received the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine six months after receiving their second dose: people who are 65 or older, or people who...
Food As Medicine Webinars

Food As Medicine Webinars

Food as Medicine (Utah) is a statewide, collaborative effort encouraging wellness and chronic disease prevention through nutrition and movement. The series consists of three virtual workshops, held once each month duringNovember, December and January. Each session...