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The Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Health Promotion's "Utah Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion State Plan ~ Partnering for a Healthy State". This plan will guide the work of public health and it's partners in chronic disease prevention, management and health promotion across all sectors of the community.
Download the State Plan (PDF) today!
F as in Fat Report Names Utah the Seventh Least Obese State in Nation
Obesity rates remain high but hold steady in Utah and Nation, only Arkansas sees increase.
Video From Local Students Highlights Importance of Planning for Active Transportation
Students from Brigham Young University show how planning for street bicycle lanes can make living a physically active life easier and safer. An example of planning our environmnets to support physical activity includes cities implementing their own bicycle and pedestrian master plans. Students from Brigham Young University demonstrate in this short video how planning for street bicycle lanes can make living a physically active life easier and safer.