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Health Expo @ St. George Library

The Washington County Library System, in conjunction with National Network of Libraries of Medicine, invites you to attend the “Healthy You Health Expo” for adults. This event is to improve public access to information and enable them to make informed decisions about their health.

Location: St. George Library
Community and Conference Rooms
(Google Maps)
When: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 10:30 am — 5:30 pm

10:30 am — 12:00 pm

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lynn Otto – Community Rooms A & B

12:00 — 1:00 pm

  • Ask a Pharmacist Exhibit – Conference Room

1:00 — 2:15 pm

  • Medline Plus Database Training – Community Room A
  • Brain Health & Stroke Prevention – Community Room B

2:30 — 3:45 pm

  • Smoothies for Health and Nutrition – Community Room A
  • Diabetes Prevention and Control – Community Room B

4:00 — 5:15 pm

  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Community Room A
  • Pain Management – Community Room B

All Day Exhibits

Click here to download “Healthy You Health Expo” flyer.

For more information, please visit the St. George Library (Google Maps) or call 435.634.5737.

October Date Night @ USU Extension

Date nights are a perfect way to revitalize your relationship! Spice up your relationship and your meals by preparing a recipe together. Roasted chicken with your own original spice mix, salad, and rice.

Friday, October 27, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
$8/per couple
(This is an adult only class)

Washington County Extension
339 South 5500 West
Hurricane, UT
(Google Maps)

For more information, contact Brittany Bingeman at or 435-634-5706.
Utah State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.

Youth Baking Class at 4-H on October 18

Pumpkin Muffins & Fruit Skewers with Pumpkin Dip

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Washington County Extension Office
339 South 550 West, Hurricane, UT

This class is open to any 4-H youth, ages 7-10 years, who are accompanied by their parent/guardian. You can register for 4-H through our online program at If you have questions about registering, please call Kay Jean at 435-634-2693.

Youth will learn basic baking skills and tips about creating a healthy plate while creating a festive pumpkin recipe.

For more information, contact Brittany Bingeman at or 435-634-5706
$4/per person (No Cost for Adults)

Utah State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution

Intermountain Dixie Regional Medical Center Logo

FREE Community Health Screening

Dixie Regional Medical Center Community Health Screening

No cost health assessment for you and adult family members

  • FREE screenings for prediabetes, high blood pressure and depression
  • Educational and community resources
  • Referrals to prevention classes
  • Important information about prescription opioids
  • Information about how to get naloxone without a prescription

Saturday, September 16, from 10 am to 2 pm.

Washington City Walmart
625 W. Telegraph Street
Washington, UT 84780
(Google Maps)

Take home a watermelon for completing screenings.

Download Flyer: English | Spanish

Washington County Fair on August 9 - 12

Washington County Fair on August 9 — 12

Washington County Fair celebrates 20 years!

“Lions and Tigers and Bears… Oh my!” That’s what you’ll see if you attend the Washington County Fair in Hurricane this week, Aug. 9-12. Fair goers will help celebrate 20 years with a theme of “There’s no place like home.” Fair Director Wendy Sandberg said this year promises everything they’ve encountered in the past, and more. For more information go to

Grafton Building at Washington County Legacy Park in Hurricane

Grafton Building Dedication

Washington County dedicates new Grafton Building in time for the fair.

It’s taken only about four months to complete and it’s just in time for the Washington County Fair. The new Grafton Building at Washington County Legacy Park in Hurricane is officially open for business. County officials and those involved in it’s creation attended a ribbon cutting ceremony dedicating the new 28,000 square foot building. The space will not only be used to host events but will also house the USU Extension and 4-H offices.

Zion National Park

FREE Summer Meals for Kids

Free Summer Meals are available to ALL kids age 18 and younger in St. George, UT. No Fees. No registration. Just show up!!! Download flyer (English | Español).

Monday — Thursday, June 5 thru July 20, 2017. No meal service on Friday’s.

Legacy Elementary (Playground Area)
280 East 100 South, St. George, UT (Map)
11:45 AM — 12:45 PM
Red Mountain Elementary
263 East 200 South, Ivins, UT (Map)
11:45 AM — 12:45 PM
(June 5 thru July 13, 2017)
Enterprise Elementary
216 South 100 East, Enterprise, UT (Map)
12:00 PM — 12:45 PM
Hurricane Community Center
35 West State Street, Hurricane, UT (Map)
11:30 AM — 12:30 PM
Water Canyon Elementary
250 East Newel Avenue, Hildale, UT (Map)
11:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Washington City Veterans Park
75 East Telegraph, Washington, UT (Map)
11:30 AM — 12:30 PM
Dixie Sun Elementary
1795 West 1230 North, St. George, UT (Map)
11:45 AM — 12:45 PM

All food must be eaten on location. Adult and second meals may be purchased at a cost of $3.50/meal. CASH ONLY

This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider.

National Service Recognition Day, April 4

National Service Recognition Day in Washington County

APRIL 4, 2017

WHEREAS, service to others is a hallmark of the American character, and central to how we meet our challenges; and

WHEREAS, the nation’s counties are increasingly turning to service organized by AmeriCorps and Senior Corps (“national service”) and volunteerism as a cost-effective strategy to meet county needs; and

WHEREAS, AmeriCorps and Senior Corps participants address the most pressing challenges facing our communities, from educating students for the jobs of the 21st century and supporting veterans and military families to providing health services and helping communities recover from natural disasters; and

WHEREAS, national service expands economic opportunity by creating more sustainable, resilient communities and providing education, career skills, and leadership abilities for those who serve; and

WHEREAS, AmeriCorps and Senior Corps participants serve in more than 50,000 locations across the country, bolstering the civic, neighborhood, and faith-based organizations that are so vital to our economic and social well-being; and

WHEREAS, national service participants increase the impact of the organizations they serve, both through their direct service and by managing millions of additional volunteers; and

WHEREAS, national service represents a unique public-private partnership that invests in community solutions and leverages non-federal resources to strengthen community impact and increase the return on taxpayer dollars; and

WHEREAS, national service participants demonstrate commitment, dedication, and patriotism by making an intensive commitment to service, a commitment that remains with them in their future endeavors; and

WHEREAS, the Corporation for National and Community Service shares a priority with county officials nationwide to engage citizens, improve lives, and strengthen communities; and is joining with the National Association of Counties and county officials across the country for the County Recognition Day for National Service on April 4, 2017.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that THE COUNTY COMMISSION OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH, do hereby proclaim April 4, 2017, as National Service Recognition Day, and encourage residents to recognize the positive impact of national service in our county; to thank those who serve; and to find ways to give back to their communities.

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