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SCHC037: North Summit Recreation District

2/20/2018
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We're joined this week by Nathan Brooks, Summit County Environmental Health Scientist and Director of North Summit Recreation District. North Summit Recreation was formed in 2009 and is a special service district of Summit County. They are governed by a seven-member board and offer a variety of activities, including youth sports, adult leagues, classes, camps The post SCHC037: North Summit Recreation District appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:11:55

SCHC036: Parent’s Guide to Vaping

2/8/2018
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This week we chat with Health Educator Alyssa Mitchell about the warning signs and dangers of vaping. In this guide to vaping, parents will learn how to recognize vaping hardware, get a better understanding of the chemicals in e-juice and more. "I want parents to be able to recognize these mods — look up what they The post SCHC036: Parent’s Guide to Vaping appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:19:16

SCHC035: Sundance Film Festival and Public Health w/ Phil Bondurant

1/24/2018
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In this week's episode, we sit down with Environmental Health Director, Phil Bondurant to discuss all the work his staff does behind the scenes to prepare for the Sundance Film Festival and during the event to ensure public safety. During this short period, the small health inspection team works more than 120 hours to process The post SCHC035: Sundance Film Festival and Public Health w/ Phil Bondurant appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:17:26

SCHC034: Basin Recreation overview w/District Director Brian Hanton

1/5/2018
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We kick off 2018 on the healthcast with Brian Hanton, District Director of Basin Recreation. In this episode, Brian gives an overview of the variety of services Basin Recreation offers to the public, ranging from their Kimball's Junction Fieldhouse to numerous parks and trail systems through Snyderville Basin. Nearly half (150 miles) of western Summit The post SCHC034: Basin Recreation overview w/District Director Brian Hanton appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:18:15

SCHC033: Mental Wellness Alliance Update w/ Aaron Newman & Mary Christa Smith

12/29/2017
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We end 2017 on the healthcast with an update on the mental health and substance abuse efforts underway here in Summit County. The end of the year brought a flurry of activity that will results in some big developments through 2018 and beyond. One of the biggest steps was the adoption of the Mental Wellness Strategic The post SCHC033: Mental Wellness Alliance Update w/ Aaron Newman & Mary Christa Smith appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:16:57

SCHC032: Healthy Holidays w/ SCHD Health Promotion

12/6/2017
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In this episode of the Summit County Healthcast I'm joined by Shelley Worley (Health Promotion Director) and SaRene Brooks (Health Educator and Registered Dietitian). We discuss the importance of finding a balance during the holiday season, especially as it relates to your diet and exercise schedule. Key takeaways Use moderation, plan ahead and enjoy what The post SCHC032: Healthy Holidays w/ SCHD Health Promotion appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:20:39

SCHC031: How To Talk To Your Teen w/Jessica Omer

11/17/2017
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In partnership with the Summit County Health Department and the Summit County Mental Wellness Alliance, Jessica Omer, North Summit graduation and licensed clinical social worker held a parent night at North Summit High. This presentation teaches parents and teens how to cope with stress, recognize anxiety, depression, and signs of substance abuse, find treatment options The post SCHC031: How To Talk To Your Teen w/Jessica Omer appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:43:13

SCHC030: Diabetes management w/ SaRene Brooks

11/3/2017
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November is National Diabetes Month and in this episode, we bring on SaRene Brooks (Health Educator, Registered Dietitian, Lifestyle Coach) to discuss this epidemic. In addition to defining the two types of diabetes and how they can be managed, we also discussed prediabetes and why people should be tested for it. Quick Facts One in ten The post SCHC030: Diabetes management w/ SaRene Brooks appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:17:23

SCHC029: Breast Cancer Awareness w/Nursing Director Carolyn Rose

10/12/2017
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This week with sit down with Summit County Health Department Nursing Director Carolyn Rose to discuss the importance of mammograms and breast cancer screening. Although 72 percent of women 40 and older in Summit County received a mammogram in the last two years, our goal will always be 100 percent. Other areas covered in this The post SCHC029: Breast Cancer Awareness w/Nursing Director Carolyn Rose appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:09:56

SCHC028: Outdoor Fall Fitness w/ Katie Portwood

10/6/2017
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Katie Portwood is joined this health promotion team in March and works primarily with Summit County schools to increase physical activity and improve nutritional choices among students. She is also involved with the employee wellness program. Katie graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor's in Nutrition and a Masters of Health Promotion and The post SCHC028: Outdoor Fall Fitness w/ Katie Portwood appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:17:42

SCHC027: Summit County Community Market/Farmer’s Market

9/13/2017
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The Summit County Community Market is a traditional farmer's market featuring fresh produce from local growers in Summit County and Northern Utah. It is also the only farmer's market in Summit County that accepts SNAP/EBT cards. The event is held at the Summit County Health Department's Round Valley location in partnerships with the Summit County The post SCHC027: Summit County Community Market/Farmer’s Market appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:14:56

SCHC026: Youth Mental Health and Substance Abuse with Communities That Care

8/29/2017
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Mary Christa Smith is a 26-year resident of Summit County who spent time at the Oakley School and Summit Community Power Works. Now a resident of Kamas, Mary Christa has two children in the South Summit School District. In this episode we talk about the new position Mary Christa will be joining at the Health The post SCHC026: Youth Mental Health and Substance Abuse with Communities That Care appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:18:21

SCHC025: Back to School Nutrition with SaRene Brooks

8/21/2017
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In this episode, Health Educator and Registered Dietician, SaRene Brooks, returns to the healthcast to talk about the importance of Back to School Nutrition. Topics covered include breakfast choices, encouraging your children to eat a balanced lunch and avoid the vending machine and the benefits of family mealtime. Check out our additional nutrition resources at The post SCHC025: Back to School Nutrition with SaRene Brooks appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:16:05

SCHC024: Summit County Fair w/Travis English

8/4/2017
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The Summit County Fair is held annually during the first full week of August. It's a traditional small town county fair with cowboys and bucking broncos, a carnival midway, beauty queens, home canned goods, flowers, vegetables, and more. Events are held throughout Summit County and home base is quiet, scenic Coalville, Utah. This week with The post SCHC024: Summit County Fair w/Travis English appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:13:02

SCHC023: Sun Safety w/ Health Educator Alyssa Mitchell

6/30/2017
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Alyssa Mitchell returns as our first repeating guest on the Healthcast to talk about Sun Safety and the dangers of leaving children and pets in hot cars. In this episode, we go over the fundamental but often overlooked steps you can take to protect yourself from the summer sun: long-sleeved clothing, hats that cover the... The post SCHC023: Sun Safety w/ Health Educator Alyssa Mitchell appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:12:22

SCHC022: Summit County Transit with Planning Director Caroline Rodriguez

6/22/2017
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In this episode we sit down with Summit County’s Regional Transportation Planning Director, Caroline Rodriguez, to discuss current and upcoming public transit event and offerings across the county. In addition to a new electric share program in Park City and Kimball’s Junction, we also talk about the brand new Kamas Commuter Line beginning the end... The post SCHC022: Summit County Transit with Planning Director Caroline Rodriguez appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:20:21

SCHC021: Summit Mosquito Abatement with District Manager Bryan Stephens

6/12/2017
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Summit Mosquito Abatement is a special service district in Summit County that utilizes a variety of methods and practices to locate and control local mosquito populations within Summit County. Its goal is to reduce mosquitoes to acceptable levels while minimizing environmental impact. The district spends most of its time and resources in four main areas:... The post SCHC021: Summit Mosquito Abatement with District Manager Bryan Stephens appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:15:54

SCHC020: CONNECT Summit County nonprofit w/ founder Ed Rutan and Executive Director Shauna Wiest

6/2/2017
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Nonprofit CONNECT Summit County began in 2016 with a group of concerned parents and Summit County residents who saw a glaring need for mental health and substance abuse services in the county. Since then, the nonprofit has worked to bring mental health to the forefront of Summit County, hosted numerous events and spearheaded a number... The post SCHC020: CONNECT Summit County nonprofit w/ founder Ed Rutan and Executive Director Shauna Wiest appeared first on Summit County Health...

Duration:00:31:30

SCHC019: Time Outdoors and Mental Health w/Stacy Bare

5/26/2017
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When former U.S. Army Captain and Bronze Star Recipient Stacy Bare retired from the military he began battling depression and substance abuse. For Stacy, the path to healing began when a friend to him rock climbing in Colorado. Stacy wondered “if it feels this good for me, what could it do for others?” Since then,... The post SCHC019: Time Outdoors and Mental Health w/Stacy Bare appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:27:02

SCHC018: Summit County Mental Health w/Aaron Newman

5/15/2017
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Before joining Summit County as the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coordinator in April 2017, Aaron Newman worked in a variety of collegiate roles, including Dean and Director of Student Services. Recently, Aaron spent time at Weber State University and the National Abilities Center in Park City. In this episode, Aaron discusses the state of... The post SCHC018: Summit County Mental Health w/Aaron Newman appeared first on Summit County Health Department.

Duration:00:23:46

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