The goal of health promotion at SEUHD is to improve the lives of individuals, families and community. To support the efforts and objectives of health education is to encourage healthy lifestyles and prevent injury. To achieve health equity, improve the health of our communities, and reduce death and disease.
Violence & Injury Prevention
Please watch the below video before calling our office to schedule your appointment.
You must make an appointment with our offices and then we will have a Certified Car Seat Technician available for you, to teach you how to properly install your child seat!
Anyone can be struggling with suicide at any time, please find more resources below:
Amanda McIntosh (Suicide Prevention Specialist for SEUHD) 435-637-3671
We offer QPR trainings, Questions Persuade & Refer, which is an evidence based prevention training. This is FREE for the community and we can host these training for your companies and also periodically for the community. Please call us if you have interest in this for your organization.
Follow the Hope Squad on Facebook HERE.
The Hope Squad of Carbon & Emery Counties is a coalition that was created to meet the suicide prevention needs of the community. We are very dedicated to suicide prevention efforts.
You can stop overdose death. Call 9-1-1- or the Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222
Get Naloxone, save a life. Naloxone reverses and stops an opioid overdose. It saves lives and is legal to have. Naloxone is now available free of charge (limited supply) at the Southeast Utah Health Department. Call 435-637-3671 for more information and to have a FREE Narcan TRAINING TO LEARN WHAT OPIOIDS ARE AND HOW THEY WORK and prevent an overdose.
If you have any questions or are interested in a Narcan training please call:
Michelle Ward (Opioid Prevention Specialist for SEUHD) 435-637-3671
Prediabetes is when your blood sugar level is higher than normal but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. You may be prediabetic and not even know it!
We offer lifestyle classes to assist the community in making the changes that are necessary.
If you have Prediabetes and are looking for a management program, a program that is fully recognized by the National Diabetes Prevention Program may be a great source for you. Check them out here: https://hope8020.com/
For more information please call 435-259-5602
Prevent T2 (Type 2 Diabetes)
Did you know?
1 out of 3 American adults has prediabetes. If you have prediabetes, you can make changes now to improve your health and prevent type 2 diabetes.
The PreventT2 lifestyle change program can help you lose weight, become more physically active, and reduce stress.
Take a test HERE to see if you might have Prediabetes
Asthma Home Visiting
Southeast Utah Health Department has a free program provided for Medicaid participants that helps you:
Learn more about asthma
Reduce asthma hospital visits
Reduce unwanted doctor visits
Reduce asthma triggers in the home
Reduce asthma symptoms
Did you know that 10 people a day die from complications due to asthma in the United States? One in ten adults and one in fifteen children in Utah have asthma. This free Asthma Home visiting Program works with Medicaid to reduce asthma symptoms. Our Asthma Educator will help you understand what your medications do and how to use them properly. Our goal is to help you control your asthma symptoms and triggers so that you can live a normal life.
For more information contact Kathryn at 435-636-1165.
Check out these great walking trails in our area!
What is GoodRx?
GoodRx is a free price comparison resource that helps Americans save millions of dollars every month by finding them the lowest prescription prices at their local pharmacies. Visit goodrx.com to access coupons that can help you save up to 80% on almost all FDA-approved drugs—brand name and generic.
Is GoodRx free?
Yes! GoodRx is free for anyone to use. You do not need to register or sign up in order to use the GoodRx coupons listed on goodrx.com.
Where can I find more information?
You can CLICK HERE!
Tobacco Quit Line
Schedule a Presentation
At Southeast Utah Health Department, we have information regarding tobacco prevention and Cessation. If you would like a presentation done at your school, organization, coalition, etc. Please call 435-637-3671
Have you tried to quit? Need some help? Go to www.waytoquit.org and join a private On-line community where you can receive 24 hours, 7 days a week support in your attempt to quit. This service is FREE and includes coaching, text messaging and email support. Wait, that is not all,
www.waytoquit.org will also provide free patches or gum. Available for adults and teens 19 and older.
Quit Over the Phone
Utah residents will be able to get free one-on-one counseling with professional quit coaches to develop a personal quit plan. Call 1-800-QUITNOW (1-800-784-8669) to get started! You will also be able to access the Online services mentioned above.
Youth Prevention & Cessation Resources
The My Life, My Quit program is for young people age 12 to 17 who want help quitting all forms of tobacco, including vaping. It’s free. Parental consent is required and collected by the program.
My Life, My Quit Coaches help youth:
Develop a quit plan
Cope with stress
Learn about nicotine
Get ongoing support
Text or call 855-891-9989
For more information go to www.mylifemyquit.com
Smokefree Teen helps youth stop using tobacco by providing information grounded in scientific evidence and offering free tools on their mobile phones. The text messaging program can help youth quit smoking, and the quitSTART app helps them become smokefree by providing helpful strategies for tackling cravings, bad moods, and other situations. teen.smokefree.gov
For more information go to teen.smokefree.gov/
If you are a Tobacco Retailer, please CLICK HERE to find information regarding the licensing and permitting process. If you need any more information please call Debbie at 435-636-1176.
Tobacco Permit can be filled out and paid for by sending a $30 check with the completed form to SEUHD at:
149 East 100 South
Price, UT 84501
Utah Indoor Clean Air Act
If you find any violations of the above laws please call us directly at any of our offices.
Smoke Free Housing & Worksites
Schedule a Presentation
At Southeast Utah Health Department, we have information regarding tobacco prevention and Cessation. If you would like a presentation done at your school, organization, coalition, etc. Please call 435-637-3671.
As our kids return to in-person learning, e-cigarette use may not feel like our biggest concern. But the youth vaping epidemic rages on, with almost 4 million middle- and high-schoolers vaping, the majority of them using flavors. Back among their peers, with COVID-fueled anxiety on the rise, kids will have much easier access to these dangerous devices. After all, there’s a reason kids refer to the high-school bathroom as the “JUUL room.”
At the same time, the FDA is undergoing a long-delayed Premarket Tobacco Product Application review process of millions of flavored e-cigarettes, which the agency has allowed to remain on the market without full regulation for years. Under court order, FDA has promised a decision by September 9 on whether or not these products--including, most notably, menthol JUUL--are “necessary to protect public health.” We parents already know the answer: menthol JUULs, along with all other flavored e-cigarettes, are harming and addicting our kids!