Summit County News Releases

Protect Your Family from Radon

Radon test kits are now available at the Summit County Health Department.radiation_warning

Did you know that radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer among non-smokers in the US? One in four Utah homes have unsafe radon levels and high levels of radon in American households kill approximately 20,000 people each year.

Protect your family by testing for radon in your home and help the Health Department track high areas of radon in our community. The Health Department is offering radon test kits for you to sample the air where you live. The cost for each kit is $10.00 and this includes lab analysis.

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Everyday Eating for a Healthier You

Practical ways to help you make changes in your eating plan to improve your health.11-2014 Everyday_Eating_for_a_Healthier_You

Balancing Calories to Manage Weight

The first step is to focus on balancing calories with physical activity and consuming an overall healthy eating pattern. This will put you on the road to achieving or maintaining a healthy weight and reducing the risk of developing diet-related chronic diseases.

The Dietary Guidelines recommend shifting eating patterns to eat more of some foods and nutrients and less of others. A healthy eating pattern will allow you to meet the recommendations while staying within your calorie needs.

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Water Concurrency Meeting POSTPONED

The Board of Health Meeting to discuss the proposed Water Concurrency Ordinance has been postponed.

A new date has not yet been set for the next meeting.

The proposed code is available online by clicking here.

For further information, please contact Katie Mullaly at the Summit County Health Department, 650 Round Valley Drive, Suite 100, Park City, Utah 84060; call at (435) 333-1503; or email at: kmullaly@summitcounty.org.

No Pool Regulations Class Wednesday at 5:00

Due to lack of participation, the pool and spa regulations meeting for Wednesday, October 29 at 5:00 has been cancelled.

There will still be a meeting on Wednesday at 10:00.

For more information please call Sally at (435) 336-3234.

Water Concurrency Ordinance & Agenda

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Public notice is hereby given that the Summit County Board of Health (“Board”) in accordance with UCA §26A-1-121, will conduct a public hearing to discuss and possibly take action regarding a proposed Water Concurrency Ordinance.

Click here for the Meeting Agenda.

The public hearing will be held:

Monday, November 3, 2014, Beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Summit County Health Department
650 Round Valley Drive, Park City, Utah 84060

The Board seeks comment by members of the public on its proposed Water Concurrency Ordinance. The proposed Water Concurrency Ordinance will be the document that governs water concurrency in the Snyderville Basin, in Western Summit County.

The proposed code is available online by clicking here.

For further information, please contact Katie Mullaly at the Summit County Health Department, 650 Round Valley Drive, Suite 100, Park City, Utah 84060; call at (435) 333-1503; or email at: kmullaly@summitcounty.org.

New Pool/Spa Regulations

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The Summit County Health Department is holding a meeting on October 29th, 2014 at 10:00am, and again at 5:00pm, to discuss the pool/ spa facility inspections that will begin in January of 2015. Stakeholders and permit holders are encouraged to attend one of the meeting times to discuss the changes and questions about the program. Two times are being offered for convenience, with both meetings covering the same information.

The meeting will be held at:
Summit County Health Department- Park City Office
650 Round Valley Drive, Park City, UT 84060

We respectfully request that you RSVP to the Health Department before the meeting. To RSVP please contact Sally at (435) 336-3234.

Walking School Bus

Improve the safety of your students as they walk to school.Walking_School_Bus

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has announced the release of the Walking School Bus app and program. A Walking School Bus is a safe, healthy and fun way to help encourage students to walk and bike to school.

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Proposed Water Concurrency Code

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The Summit County Health Department is issuing a 30-day formal notice and comment period during which the public can review the proposed updates to the existing Summit County Water Concurrency Code and submit comments to the Health Department in writing either by mail or email. Comments must be postmarked or received at the Summit County Health Department by 5:00 pm Mountain Standard Time on October 22, 2014.

Comments may be emailed to kmullaly@summitcounty.org

The proposed code is available online by clicking here.

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Proposed Code of Health

30-day comment period has opened.Microsoft Word - Health Code - Board (comment version)

The Summit County Health Department is issuing a 30-day formal notice and comment period during which the public can review the proposed Code of Health and submit comments to the Health Department in writing either by mail or email. Comments must be postmarked or received at the Summit County Health Department by 5:00 pm Mountain Standard Time on September 17, 2014. Comments may be emailed to kmullaly@summitcounty.org

The proposed code is available online by clicking here.

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Power Up With Breakfast

Start the day the healthy way!08-2014 Power_Up_with_Breakfast

A healthy breakfast is important for everyone. With school starting, a breakfast will help them learn throughout the day.

Get the morning nutrition you need with these quick breakfast ideas.

  • Make instant oatmeal with low-fat milk instead of water. Toss in raisins or dried cranberries and chopped walnuts.
  • Layer low-fat plain yogurt with your favorite crunchy cereal and blueberries.
  • Blend a breakfast smoothie with low-fat milk, frozen strawberries and a banana.
  • Make one packet of microwave oatmeal with low-fat milk. Mix in 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce. Sprinkle with apple pie spice or cinnamon.

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