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Happy Anniversary WIC - Celebrating 40 Years!

Motherhood is one big job. Choosing healthy foods while pregnant, learning how to breastfeed, finding the right doctors for yourself and your children, and getting those kids ready to learn in school really does take a village. For the last 40 years, WIC has provided support and more to mothers and families.

Contact us to find out more about Wasatch County's WIC program or click "Read More" to find out how WIC has helped mothers and families over the last 40 years .

5-2-1-0: Daily Goals for Healthy Living

The 5-2-1-0 healthy living campaign helps individuals improve their health by providing simple, daily guidelines that encourage nutritious foods and an active lifestyle.

5-2-1-0 stands for 5 servings of fruit and vegetables each day; 2 hours or less of screen time (TV, computer, video games) per day; 1 hour or more of active playtime or exercise per day; and 0 sugar sweetened drinks. 

The health department created some videos to help explain the 5-2-1-0 campaign as well as provide some helpful tips to incorporate these ideas into your own life. Click "Read More" to view these videos on our YouTube page or visit http://bit.ly/1m0ZkqN for more information

Start Seeing Spots! The "Yellow Dot" Program

In Wasatch County, the health department has teamed up with the Heber City Police Dept, Wasatch County Sheriff's Office, Utah Highway Patrol, Wasatch County EMS, and Wasatch County Fire Department to bring this program to our community.

The yellow dots are an important tool for first responders (law enforcement, EMTs, and paramedics) to be able to help those who have been injured in a car accident. They let the responders know that there is important medical information about the car's occupant on a card inside the glove box.  

Report a Foodborne Illness

Think you got sick from something you ate? Let us know by visiting igotsick.health.utah.gov and answering a few questions about your symptoms, places you've visited, and what you ate. For more information about the igotsick website, click "Read More"

Happy Anniversary WIC - Celebrating 40 Years!
5-2-1-0: Daily Goals for Healthy Living
Start Seeing Spots! The "Yellow Dot" Program
Report a Foodborne Illness
Health Department Calendar
     
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7/29/2014 8:00 AM WIC Clinic
7/30/2014 8:00 AM Be Wise Clinic
7/30/2014 1:00 PM Cancer Screening Clinic
8/5/2014 8:00 AM WIC Clinic
8/6/2014 8:30 AM Family Planning Clinic
8/6/2014 9:00 AM Food Handler Class
8/6/2014 1:00 PM Well Child Clinic
8/7/2014 8:00 AM Immunization Clinic
8/12/2014 12:00 PM LEPC
8/21/2014 3:00 PM Food Handler Class
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