How to Prevent the Flu

December 12, 2019

Here’s Everything You Can Possibly Do to Avoid Getting the Flu. While there’s no way to guarantee complete immunity, these practical tips could be your saving grace until spring. With the more than 74,560 lab-confirmed flu cases in the U.S., according to data collected by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and perfectly healthy adults dying from flu […]

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Preventing Package Theft

December 6, 2019

The holidays are here, and unfortunately so are the porch pirates. “Porch pirate” is the term used for people who search out unattended packages on porches, and take them. Thanks to online shopping we have the luxury of getting our holiday shopping done, and not having to leave our home. It’s nice and convenient, however if you aren’t […]

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Surviving the Inversion

December 4, 2019

In winter, Salt Lake County’s geography and weather combine to trap a layer of cold, polluted air below a lid of warm air. This reversal of normal weather patterns is known as an inversion, and can seriously threaten our health. The longer the inversion, the more the pollutants from industries, businesses, homes, and vehicles accumulate. […]

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National 3D Prevention Month

December 1, 2019

December is National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month, or National 3D Prevention Month, is an annual designation observed in December. If you’re home or traveling during the holidays, you may be planning to go to a few parties, get-togethers, or even just to have a few drinks with the family. If you have been […]

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Slow Down and Move Over! It’s the Law!

November 27, 2019

The road shoulder is a dangerous, even deadly place. That’s where our troopers often find themselves – whether they’re helping stranded motorists, handling crashes or working a traffic stop. Every year, troopers here in Utah and around the country are hit, injured and sometimes even killed when they’re working on the road shoulder. The other […]

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Snow Removal and Street Parking

November 26, 2019

City crews are committed to provide safe winter driving conditions for everyone. Please maintain a safe distance from snow plows. Do not tailgate or try to pass, as they may need to travel slower than regular traffic. Conditions may create reduced visibility behind or next to the plows. Please be patient and allow yourself plenty […]

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Ask an Expert: Let’s Talk Turkey!

November 25, 2019

Preparation Pointers for Safety by Utah State University.  Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it’s time to talk turkey! Food-borne illnesses often rise during the holidays because of the increased number of turkeys prepared. If not handled, thawed and cooked properly, turkey and all poultry can carry Salmonella, a common type of bacteria that […]

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Utah police to Parents “Be Vigilant”

November 21, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Utah police agencies arrested 30 men during a month-long crackdown on cyber-crimes against children in Salt Lake County. The announcement was made Tuesday afternoon during a press conference with members of the Child Exploitation Task Force, comprised of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. The 30 arrests […]

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Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season

November 20, 2019

Courtesy of the National Safety Council: Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November to mid-January, when families gather, parties are scheduled and travel spikes. Take some basic precautions to ensure your family remains safe and injury-free throughout the season. Traveling for the Holidays? Be Prepared Many people choose to travel by […]

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Night Out With Santa

November 19, 2019

The annual Cedar Hills “Night with Santa” will be held on Monday, December 2, from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Vista Room at the community center. Come early to see Santa arrive in his fire truck! He will then join everyone in the Vista Room, where he will lead the singing of several holiday favorites! […]

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