Injury prevention (both intentional and unintentional) works to stop injuries before they occur. The Summit County Health Department uses a public health approach to injury prevention. This approach looks at risk factors including individual behavior, environmental hazards, unsafe products and societal behavior and values.
Join your neighbors in the movement toward a thriving lifestyle by learning about opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating in Summit County
1 in 10 (over 200,000) Utahns has diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common, comprising 90-95% of all cases. According to the CDC, if current rates continue, 1 in 3 Americans will have Type 2 diabetes by the year 2050.
Over 1 in 4 Utahns have been told that they have high blood pressure by a healthcare provider.
This program offers education information on the hazards of smoking as well as resources for quitting.
Free Naloxone training courses and opioid overdose information
The average American spends one-third of their day in a work setting. Worksite wellness programs can be a winning approach to improve the health and quality of life for employees. Wellness programs also create opportunities for increasing employee engagement. While worksite wellness programs are specific to the needs of each company or agency, the following are important components to include in any wellness program and the bullets can offer some ideas of where to begin.