Herriman City

Population: 64,000

Designation Year: 2021

Herriman City strongly supports outdoor recreation and has over 50 miles of outdoor trails, 48 residential parks, and a reservoir for swimming and fishing. In addition to supporting outdoor recreation, Herriman City also supports healthy eating through a community garden and a farmers market that accepts SNAP benefits. To promote mental wellness, the city offers suicide prevention trainings and provides gun locks free-of-charge to residents. Further initiatives include advertising the SafeUT app in schools and community centers and providing medication disposal services.

Strategies Selected

Collaboration

A relationship with the local health department

A resource page on their website to assist in accessing healthy foods, physical activity, and mental health resources

Access to Healthy Food

A farmers market that accepts SNAP benefits

A community garden

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

Mental Health

Offered Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) trainings

At least one evidence-based program or initiative that provides education, awareness, and training to community members around mental health

Promoted the use of the SafeUT app in schools and other community centers

Medication disposal services, locations, or programs

Gun locks available for free for community members