Kearns Metro Township
Designation Year: Fall 2021
Kearns partnered with the Utah Department of Health to support the “Kearns Health and Well-Being Initiative," which helps the city develop an integrated approach to improving health service delivery, access, equity, and quality. Kearns also has a thriving community garden, an active sports program, and offers a teen mental health program to students at Kearns High School. In addition, the city received several grants to combat substance abuse and address suicidal ideation in middle schools. The city’s general plan promotes a strong social and physical infrastructure, designed to make health-promoting activities accessible to all.