Monday, August 18, 2014

 Free Diabetes Management Class

DESCRIPTION:   Learn to be a skillful self-manager of your Diabetes.  The Utah County Health Department (UCHD) will be offering a free six week Diabetes Management Class in Provo, starting September 17 at 5:30 p.m. (held each Wednesday through October 22).  The class is free, but registration is required. Participants will learn: 1) Techniques to deal with symptoms and emotions; 2) Appropriate exercise to maintain & improve strength; 3) Healthy Eating; 4) Appropriate use of medications; and 5) Working more effectively with health professionals.  For details on these and other upcoming classes, or call 801-851-7528.
The Utah County Health Department is committed to promoting the health of our community by preventing avoidable disease and injury by monitoring the health of our community to assure conditions in which people can be healthy. For information on UCHD programs or services, please visit or call 801-851-7000. You can also now follow the UCHD at or  Classes brought to you in partnership with Utah's public health departments.


Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Employment Opportunity 

The Town of Genola is looking for a Part-Time Recreation Specialist.
A summary of the position is as follows: Coordinates, develops and implements programs, services, and resources to provide comprehensive baseball and soccer programs for the youth in compliance with our community needs. Applications will be taken until July 31st, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.  For more details of the duties and qualifications or to apply contact the Town office 74 W 800 S Genola, UT 84655 (801) 754-5300.

WHAT:    Living Well classes for those with chronic conditions

DESCRIPTION:  Would you like to better manage your chronic condition, decrease your pain, decrease you doctors' visits, and enjoy life more? The Utah County Health Department, Utah Arthritis Program, and Mountainlands Association is promoting "Living Well with Chronic Conditions," a six class self-management series. Class are tailored for individuals living with a chronic condition or for those who live with someone with a chronic condition, such as asthma, arthritis, fibromyalgia, cancer, heart disease, emphysema, depression or chronic pain. This is much more than a simple "pain management" course. Subjects covered will include: techniques to combat frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation; appropriate exercise to maintain and improve strength; appropriate use of medications and proper nutrition; techniques to effectively communicate with family, friends, and health professional and guidelines to evaluate new treatments. 
The UCHD offers classes on a regular basis -- one will start on Tuesday, August 5th at 10 a.m. in the Utah County Health Departments American Fork office (599 S. 500 E.) and run for consecutive Tuesdays through September 9.  Classes run about two hours and are free, but registration is required.  For more information or to sign up please call Patty at 801-851-7528.  For details on this and free classes offered by the UCHD, please see or follow us

CONTACT INFO:   801-851-7528