Health

Life expectancy is 10-years less in the East Central Neighborhood as compared to the rest of Weber County; and 23% of the residents are on Medicaid with 15% on disability. Food stamps are being utilized by 30% of the residents and opioid deaths are 2.5x higher in this neighborhood. The Health committee is actively working with our anchoring institutions to provide healthy and accessible opportunities to the neighborhood. This includes: park renovations, education on opioid misuse and abuse prevention, access to better food, and a community health assessments.

Vision

Quality of life and health are accessible to all and life expectancy increases. 

OgdenCAN Health Committees

Healthy Lifestyle
Focused on access to healthy foods and activities, and healthy weight maintenance

Addiction Prevention and Recovery
Focused on zero opioid and substance abuse related deaths

Learn more about services offered in our community for individuals and families with the Opioid Tool Kit (English)(Spanish)

Where can you find Naloxone in the East Central Neighborhood? Click here for all the details. Find it in Spanish

This larger booklet  is for human resource directors, community assistance agencies, faith-based organizations and any group looking for information on a larger scale. 

 

Contact

Jesse Bush, Health Co-Chair
Weber-Morgan Health Department
Director of Health Promotion
jbush@co.weber.ut.us

Nicki Bray, Health Co-Chair
Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership
Circles Coordinator
nbray@owcap.org