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

  • Population: 11,200
  • Designation Year: 2021
  • 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.
  • 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