Health

Weber-Morgan health board opens diesel testing decision to public comment

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The board voted to collect written comments and hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 7. 

News

2 cases of equine West Nile Virus found in Uintah County

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is urging horses owner to vaccinate their animals after two cases of equine or horse West Nile Virus were confirmed in Uintah County. 


Health

Weber-Morgan Health Department makes proposed diesel regulation public

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If approved by the health board, the change would require diesel vehicles 14,000 pounds and less to have emissions tests before they can be registered in Weber County.


Health

Zika virus FAQ: Facts about the virus' prevention, symptoms, effects and more

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Now that the Weber-Morgan Health Department has confirmed the first case of Zika virus in Weber County, we answer some common questions about the mosquito-borne virus. 


Environment

Weber-Morgan health board opens diesel testing decision to public comment

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The board voted to collect written comments and hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 7. 


Health

Weber-Morgan board likely to move closer to diesel decision on Monday

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The Weber-Morgan Health Board could vote on a diesel emissions testing rule Monday, opening the proposed regulation to public comment.


Health

Many 'super lice outbreak' reports get the science wrong (and it's in Utah)

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Most importantly: Super Lice is in Utah, contrary to what the green and pink map indicates.  


Health

Davis County taking on diabetes prevention with new program

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The Davis County Health Department is tackling Type 2 diabetes with a new program.


Health

Weber-Morgan board likely to decide on diesel testing in August

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Members from the Weber-Morgan Board of Health hinted at a change in position and said they’ll likely take a vote on the issue at its Aug. 22 meeting. 


Health

Weber-Morgan health board has unusually high dose of politics

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A lack of health expertise? The representation of the community? Experts weigh in on why elected officials comprise the majority of the board, much more so than in other county health boards.


News

American Red Cross urges donations with gift card offer

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Since including a $5 gift card offer for donors, the Layton center has been busy this week, but Red Cross employees say more donations are needed to fill a current shortage.


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