Utah Indoor Clean-Air Act

Utah Indoor Clean-Air Act

Passed into law in 1994 to protect people in Utah from the dangers of secondhand smoke. This law has been updated to include vapor, e-cigarettes, and anything that can be vaporized. This law states that you cannot smoke or vape in enclosed places where the public is...
Medication-Assisted Therapy

Medication-Assisted Therapy

The Bear River Health Department offers Medication-Assisted Therapy. This program uses medication as a source to help fight the cravings and withdrawals associated with addiction. When coupled with therapy sessions this program has proven to be very effective for...
New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

The Bear River Health Department’s Health Officer, Jordan Mathis, talks about how to set a meaningful goal and actually achieve it. Setting small goals are much more likely to lead to success. Focus on the benefit of making healthy changes rather than focusing...
Bear River Health Department’s 2024 Budget

Bear River Health Department’s 2024 Budget

The Bear River Health Department’s 2024 budget was presented at a public hearing and approved by the Bear River Health Department’s Board of Health on December 13, 2023. 2024 Approved Budget Capital Budget
Traveling with Medication

Traveling with Medication

Emily Jewkes, a health educator at the Bear River Health Department, shares some great tips on traveling with medication. It is the time of year when we gather with others and often we forget about medication safety tips. Keep everyone safe and have a healthy holiday...