What Does the UBTech Health Simulation Education Center Upgrade Include?

What Does the UBTech Health Simulation Education Center Upgrade Include?

By now you’ve heard that Andeavor Logistics has made a generous $40,000 dollar donation towards the UBTech Health Simulation Education Center but why exactly is a simulation center so important and what will the upgrade include? Director of Nursing at UBTech Lindsey Ellingford explains that medical simulation labs are the ideal way to bridge the educational gap that can be evident as students go from the classroom to a clinical setting. 

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Teens Confront Vernal Man ‘Engaging in Lewd Conduct Involving a Child’

A group of teens stepped up in a situation in which a man was “engaging in lewd conduct involving a child’ in a Vernal neighborhood. According to Vernal PD, officers were dispatched to the area of 1300 West Main Street on Wednesday, March 20th, on a report of Disorderly Conduct. “ Upon arrival a male subject was located and found to have sustained an injury to his head,” shares Vernal PD.

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‘Disney Villains Go Broadway’ Night to Benefit Deserving Local Family

‘Disney Villains Go Broadway’ Night to Benefit Deserving Local Family

Imagine the unthinkable: your 2-year-old son is diagnosed with cancer. Thankfully, after months of aggressive treatment your precious child is making progress. There is a glimmer of hope the nightmare will soon be behind you. Now imagine this is when you learn that your son’s older brother has the same kind of tumor and cancer on the kidney and the battle is starting all over.

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TriCounty Health Department 2018 Annual Report

TriCounty Health Department 2018 Annual Report

The TriCounty Health Department released their 2018 annual report that highlights how the department has served the community. Public health services have a profound impact on our lives, often times with us not realizing it. Any person who safely got body art or used a tanning bed relies on the  health department to inspect such facilities. Many of the services we enjoy have been inspected by the health department, including 15 public drinking water systems, 31 schools, and 114 wastewater sites.

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UTSSD Board Approves BTA Funding Through 2019

UTSSD Board Approves BTA Funding Through 2019

Concerns about funding for BTA in Uintah County through 2019 can be put to rest. During their Thursday meeting, the board for the Uintah Transportation Special Service District unanimously approved to fund BTA for the remainder of 2019. What the funding plans are for after 2019 have yet to be determined. The board had already approved the full funding for the BTA in their 2019 budget but had decided to pay BTA on a month to month basis prompting concern from some community members, especially those who rely on the busing system.

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