Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Saturday, April 13, 2013
9 am to 3 pm
Provo Towne Centre Mall
Agencies across the county will come together again to take your old or unused household chemicals and properly dispose of them so they don't pollute our environment.
Please - household waste only in containers less than 5 gallons -- no commercial waste.

What to Bring
What NOT to Bring
  • Medications
  • Electronics (e-waste) -- 2 sets per vehicle (NO commerical)
  • Gasoline/Fuels
  • Antifreeze
  • Solvents/Thinners
  • All-purpose cleaners
  • Aerosol cans
  • Pesticides/Herbicides
  • Glues/Adhesives
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Photographic chemicals
  • Smoke detectors
  • Electronics
  • Paints/Stains*
  • Motor Oil/Lubricants*
  • Containers over 5 gallons in size
  • Ammunition
  • Explosives
  • Compressed gas tanks / propane tanks
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Asbestos materials
  • PCB-related materials
  • Medical or biological waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Business or commercial waste
  • Construction or demolition materials
  • Tires*
  • Unknown or unlabeled substances

How to pack your wastes:
Do not mix wastes. If possible, leave materials in original containers with labels intact, or mark containers if labels are missing. Be sure all containers are capped or sealed. Containers must be deposited with waste materials, they cannot be returned. Transport in a cardboard box lined with newspaper.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Community Immunization Clinics
Many diseases, such as pertussis, measles, and chicken pox, are easily preventable through vaccination. That is why Kindergarten register requires your child to be up to date on their immunizations, and why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends immunizations for most individuals. Not sure what you need? Visit for links to school requirements as well as CDC recommendations for children,adolescents and adults.

Besides school vaccines, UCHD nurses administer adult and adolescent vaccines such as flu, pneumonia, and pertussis (whooping cough). The Vaccine for Children (VFC) program offers discounted vaccines for kids that qualify, or the UCHD accepts Altius, BlueCross/BlueShield, Cigna, DMBA/Deseret Secure, EMI, Humana, SelectHealth, Medicare/Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicaid/PCN, Molina Healthy kids, PEHP and United Health Care. For complete list of times and locations, please see or call 801-851-7025. To speed up your visit, individuals are encouraged to download the paperwork, print it and have it filled it out before arrival (also available from the web site)

City Center, Senior Library
(enter through south doors)
439 West Utah Avenue
Call for an appointment
(Phone: 801-851-7025)
Walk-ins welcome 
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm