Food Handlers

Anyone working in the food industry, whether you’re a dishwasher or server, needs this permit.  Beginning Jan 1, 2020 please enroll in an online class.  Classes may be offered at your establishment upon request.

Online Classes Cost of Class: $25

Replacement Cards

Cost is $3.00


My Life My Quit is a free, evidence-based tobacco and nicotine cessation treament service for youth under 18 years of age. In addition to building skills and knowledge regarding tobacco cessation, nicotine, and vaping triggers, the participant will work with a coach to develop a quit plan, manage cravings and stress, and get back on track after relapses. The individual will participate in 5 proactive phone or web-based sessions with a coach and will have continued access to help even after sessions are finished. Click HERE to enroll. Contact Bear River Health Department at 435-792-6510 with any questions or for help enrolling.

Please click HERE for information in English.

Presione AQUI para informacion en Español.

Cost:  Free

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 lose 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: Free ($500 value) 

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.


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.


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

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.

To schedule a QPR today please call 435-792-6500.


Lactation Counseling

Nothing could be more natural than breastfeeding, but that doesn’t mean breastfeeding comes naturally. New moms often have questions. Even experienced moms can use the help of an expert. If you think that you might benefit from a private lactation consultation, please call us at 435.792.6500. Cost is $30 per hour. Our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants have experience in many areas including: positioning and latching issues; weaning from nipple shields or other interventions; transitioning from bottle to breast; slow weight gain; low milk supply; mastitis, and breastfeeding twins.

To schedule an appointment call 435.792.6500

Cost: $30 for a 1 hour personal one-on-one session


Two FREE breastfeeding classes are available at BRHD:

For parents who are expecting and want to breastfeed.

Please call 435-792-6451 for more information and to reserve your spot

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



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.



English Classes
Fourth Wednesday at 4:15pm.

Spanish Classes
First and second Wednesday at 5pm.


English Classes
Fourth Tuesday at 10:30am.

Spanish Classes
Third Tuesday at 4:30pm.


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: Sliding Fee Scale. Call us for details, 435.792.6500

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

Parenting Wisely

Is a parent educational program for parents of toddlers through teenagers. The program is online and 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 online courses available, one for parents of young children and one for parents of teenagers. The program is offered in both English and Spanish and is free. To register click HERE.

Bicycle Education

The Bicycle Education Class is designed to give you the knowledge and skills necessary to be safe and comfortable riding your bicycle whether it is for recreation, commuting or just getting to where you need to go. In this class you will learn about basic bicycle function and components, road safety, basic laws and rules, lane positioning, how to maneuver different road types and more. 

If you would like to schedule a class for a group or are interested in joining our next available class, call 435-792-6500. 

In partnership in Aggie Blue Bikes and The Trails Cache.



Is your child a part of the 5th grade maturation program? Would you like to review the materials that will be discussed prior to attending either the parent meeting or the maturation clinic? The links below connect you to the presentations that will be shared this year. 

Parent Meeting

Maturation Program for Boys

Maturation Program for Girls 

informed consent abortion

The decision whether or not to have an abortion should be carefully considered. It is important to be well-informed before making such an important decision. If you are seeking an abortion, to meet the State of Utah informed consent law and begin the 72-hour waiting period, you are required to complete an education module which can be accessed here