Summit County News Releases

Water Concurrency Ordinance

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. 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

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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 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

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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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Back-To-School Immunizations

Is your child fully vaccinated?student

School-age children, from preschoolers to college students, need vaccines. The Summit County Health Department has online resources and tools to help parents and doctors make sure all kids are up to date on recommended vaccines and protected from serious diseases.

For a list of current Utah Immunization School Requirements click here.

For additional information on vaccines recommendations and schedules.

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Restaurants and Pets

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The Summit County Health Department wants to remind all restaurants and customers of regulations regarding animals on restaurant premises’. Federal food code (2009 FDA Food Code 6-501.115) prohibits animals in food establishments.

This includes all outdoor dining areas and patios. The exceptions to this rule are:

  1. Decorative fish in an aquarium.
  2. Patrol dogs accompanying police or security.
  3. Service animals controlled by a disabled person in areas not used for food preparation.

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Summer Snack Ideas

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When a snack attack strikes, refuel with these nutrition-packed snacks.

  1. Parfait: Layer vanilla yogurt and mandarin oranges or blueberries in a tall glass. Top with a sprinkle of granola.
  2. Inside-Out Sandwich: Spread mustard on a slice of deli turkey. Wrap around a sesame breadstick.
  3. Rocky Road: Break a graham cracker into bite-size pieces. Add to low-fat chocolate pudding along with a few miniature marshmallows.
  4. Mini Pizza: Toast a whole-wheat English muffin, drizzle with pizza sauce and sprinkle with low-fat mozzarella cheese.
  5. Spread mustard on a flour tortilla. Top with a slice of turkey or ham, low-fat cheese and lettuce. Then roll it up.

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Build a Healthy Plate

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Building a healthy plate is easy when you make half your plate fruits and vegetables. It’s also a great way to add color, flavor and texture plus vitamins, minerals and fiber. All this is packed in fruits and vegetables that are low in calories and fat. Make 2 cups of fruit and 2 ½ cups of vegetables your daily goal. Try the following tips to enjoy more fruits and vegetables every day.

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