Classes

Food Handlers

Anyone working in the food industry, whether you’re a dishwasher or server, needs this permit. A picture ID is required for registration.  The class is 1.5 hours and a test will be required to complete the class. Classes are offered regularly at BRHD.  Classes may be offered at your establishment upon request. Please be on time. Students who are more than 10 minutes late will not be admitted to class.

Online classes are also available for a fee of $25.

Cost of Class: $20

Class location, days and times:

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Logan

(Environmental Health Building)
Every Monday from 3:30pm-5:00pm

Spanish Speaking Classes
2nd Tuesday of every month from 3:00pm-4:30pm

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Brigham

The 2nd, 4th, and 5th Thursday from 3:30pm-5:00pm
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Tremonton

1st and 3rd Thursday from 3:30pm-5:00pm

Replacement Cards

Cost is $3.00

Ending Nicotine Dependence (END)

The Ending Nicotine Dependence (END) Class is a tobacco cessation program for teens 18 years of age and younger. In addition to building skills and knowledge regarding tobacco use and cessation, the class also focuses on stress management, communication, decision-making, goal setting, and better overall physical health. There are 4 sessions lasting 90 minutes each. Classes are offered in both Logan and Brigham City at the Juvenile Court buildings. Before starting a class, participants are required to register, pay the full amount and have a parent waiver signed and submitted to the Bear River Health Department.

Cost per person is $25.

Diabetes Prevention

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is a one-year lifestyle change program that will teach you how to lower your risk of Type 2 Diabetes through making better food choices and increasing physical activity.  The goal of the program is to lost 5-7% of your body weight and get 150 minutes of physical activity each week.

You qualify for the class if:

a) Have a BMI greater than 25

b) Are 18 years old or older

c) You have an A1c of 5.7-6.4 or fasting glucose between 100-125

or score 5 or more on this risk assessment.

Cost of Class: $250, class is covered by Medicare

Stepping On

Stepping On is a program that empowers older adults to carry out health behaviors that reduce the risks of falls. It is a community-based workshop offered once a week for seven weeks using adult education and self-efficacy principles. In a small-group setting, older adults learn balance exercises and develop specific knowledge and skills to prevent falls.

Older adults who should attend are those who:
a) Are at risk of falling
b) Have a fear of falling
c) Who have fallen one or more times

Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one who is a professional who works with older adults, and one an older adult who meets the criteria for the class. For more information as well as upcoming classes call 435-792-6500.

FREE

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a graceful form of exercise that involves a series of movements, known as forms, which are performed in a low, focused manner combined with controlled breathing. It is a low impact exercise that puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it suitable for many older adults. Tai Chi for Falls Prevention is an evidenced based class to help improve health and wellness and has been proven effective to prevent falls. Tai Chi does not require special equipment and can be practiced indoors or outdoors, either alone or in a group.

FREE

Tobacco Cessation

Fresh Start is a smoking cessation program created by the American Cancer Society designed for adult tobacco users who are ready to quit. Sessions include understanding addiction, creating your own “quit plan”, tools for coping with stress, dealing with withdrawal symptoms, relapse prevention, and health lifestyle changes. Classes meet together 4 times, once a week for one month, and are taught on an as-needed basis.

Cost: $25 for 4 session class

Other resources for individuals wanting to quit tobacco include the Utah Tobacco Quitline (1-800-QUITNOW) and waytoquit.org.

Suicide Prevention

QPR is a one hour evidence based class that teaches anyone how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, know how to offer hope and how to get help and save a life.  QPR can be given to any group, business or organization.

FREE

Breastfeeding

Two FREE breastfeeding classes are available at BRHD:

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For parents who are expecting and want to breastfeed.

Please call 435-792-6451 for more information and to reserve your spot
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Support Class for parents with babies 2 - 4 months old and breastfeeding

Please call 435-792-6451 for more information and to reserve your spot
Moms or couples are welcome to attend for support and to learn the following:
• Breastfeeding basics (positioning and latch)
• Where to get help and support to help you reach your breastfeeding goals
• What to expect from delivery through the first year
• Tips on how to establish and maintain a milk supply
• Introducing solids
• Teething

GIVE YOUR BABY A HEALTHY START!

FREE

Nutrition/Food Demo

Hosted by the WIC office. Join Utah Food Sense (SNAP-Ed) to learn about healthy eating patterns, follow MyPlate, and more! We will also have a recipe demo and samples of a quick and easy recipe you can prepare at home. Call the WIC office at 435.792.6451 to confirm times and location of class. Class offered in Spanish and English.

FREE

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Logan

English Classes
First Thursday at 4:15pm.

Spanish Classes
First and third Wednesday at 5pm.

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Brigham

English Classes
Second Tuesday at 3:00pm.

Spanish Classes
Third Wednesday at 4:30pm.

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Tremonton

English Classes
Second Thursday at 10:00am.

Anger Management

This ten-session one-hour per week, ongoing group covers topics such as:  the anger cycle, learning appropriate effective communication methods, and acting assertively vs. acting aggressively.  Attendees may include substance abuse clients as well as non-clients, and from any referral source.  Non-clients complete a short registration prior to attending the first group.

Cost is $10 per session group

Life Skills

This eight-session, one-hour per week ongoing group teaches general skills to assist individuals in attaining a more balanced, less troubled life.  It’s open and available to clients referred by their counselors.  Life skills group may be used as an interim group while waiting for a group to open up, and any number of sessions may be attended.

The life skills group is also available to individuals, who are referred by a court or outside resource, but do not qualify for substance abuse counseling and are not admitted as clients.  Individuals who are not substance abuse clients are required to register at the front office prior to starting the group.  A short non-client registration is done at the front desk and entered into the client data system for billing purposes.

Cost is $10 per session.

Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Is a 16 hour, 4 session class for individuals that have been court ordered to take a drug and alcohol education program for driving under the influence. The class is held once a week on Wednesdays from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm for 4 weeks.

Cost of the class is $225

Minor in Possession (MIP)

Is a 8 hour, 4 session class for youth who have been court ordered to attend a drug and alcohol education program after receiving a minor in possession ticket. The class is held twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 pm to 6 pm for 2 weeks.

Cost of the class is $50

Families Talking Together

Families Talking Together is a free resource from the Bear River Health Department.  Parents, grandparents, and other trusted adults play a very important role in helping teens stay healthy.  Because underage drinking, drug use, and having sex too early can lead to negative health outcomes for teens it’s important to have conversations about these topics.  This two-hour resource will give you the skills and confidence in initiating and continuing these conversations with your adolescent. 

Parenting Wisely

Is a parent educational program for parents of toddlers through teenagers. The program is a DVD that parents are able to watch in about 2 hours. The program takes parents through different situations and scenarios that they might face with their children and gives them skills and tools to help deal with those situations. There are two different DVDs, one for parents of young children and one for parents of teenagers. The program is offered in both English and Spanish and is free. Contact the Health Promotion to schedule a time to view the program.