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Carbon County News Briefs

Health district continues focus on immunizations for local infants

Utah's infant immunization rate has improved. But the number of children not immunized continues to concern health officials.

The public health district conducts infant immunization clinics Monday through Friday. There is a nominal fee, but immunizations will be provided free to residents who cannot pay.

You can contact the Southeastern Health Department on Main Street in Price at (435) 637-3671. Generally children are required to be immunized before they start school.

Department of Workforce Services takes propsals for training programs

The Department of Workforce Services is taking requests for proposal for incumbent worker training programs. The purpose of this program is to provide grants to employers to assist with certain expenses associated with skills upgrade training for their full time employees and to help those workers gain the skills that keep them employed and increase their wages. The program does not limit the types of training that will be considered for funding. For more information contact DWS or Dorothy Carter at Vocational Rehabilitation. The deadline for application is Feb. 28.

Sunnyside city approves funding application for local walking path

During Sunnyside city councils regularly scheduled meeting city officials approved an application for funding that would provide the city with a walking path that would join its park with the one in its sister city of East Carbon.

According to the city council their application would fund half of the walking path with East Carbon applying for funding on their half. The funding is three years off but according to Sunnyside city councilmember Mike Marquez both East Carbon and Sunnyside have been placed on the priority list for funding.

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