Healthy Utah Community

Get Healthy Utah is excited to partner with the Utah League of Cities and Towns to support Healthy Utah Community, a new designation program for cities and towns. This designation recognizes communities across Utah that do an exemplary job of implementing evidence-based strategies to improve community health.

North Logan

North Logan

  • Population: 11,200
  • Designation Year: Spring 2021, Spring 2024
  • North Logan City has more residential parks per capita than any other city or town in Utah. Its active transportation plan and general plan emphasize the construction of sidewalks, paths, and outdoor trails. North Logan City offers free and low-cost sports/fitness programs for adults and children. To ensure that residents have the opportunity not only to be active, but to eat well, the city provided financial incentives for a grocery store to locate in an underserved area. In partnership with the Bear River Health Department, North Logan City offers mental health classes and provides health resources on the city’s websites and social media platforms.


    2024 Redesignation:

    To be redesignated in Spring 2024, North Logan focused on improving opportunities to be physically active. The city completed a robust Active Transportation Plan and from the plan, completed over two miles of new trails. In addition, the city hosted QPR suicide prevention classes at the local library for any interested residents.

  • Collaboration:
    • A relationship with the local health department
    • A moderate income housing plan
  • Access to Healthy Food:
    • Provided financial incentives for a grocery store to locate in an underserved area
  • Active Living:
    • A written guideline that promotes active transportation/physical activity for city employees
    • Free and/or low-cost community sports/fitness programs for adults and children
    • Connected walking and biking trails
    • An active transportation plan
    • An ordinance that requires new subdivisions to provide sidewalks and lights
  • Mental Health:
    • Offered Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) trainings
    • Medication disposal services, locations, or programs
    • Gun locks available for free for community members