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McKay-Dee Hospital (184)

McKay-Dee Hospital is a healthcare leader with centers of excellence in several medical programs that provides outstanding service to residents of Northern Utah and surrounding areas. McKay-Dee Hospital is part of Intermountain Healthcare’s nationally recognized system of hospitals. When you choose McKay-Dee Hospital you have access to a full range of medical services, including trauma care, cancer care, heart care, and more.

TSN Coordinator

 

Irma Hinkle
[email protected]

Address
Ogden, Utah, 84403

Upcoming Programs & Events

Free Car Seat Checks by a Certified Passenger Safety Technician

Free car seat checks are available at Primary Children’s Hospital and McKay-Dee Hospital. Primary Children’s Hospital is now offering remote car seat checks so you don’t have to drive to the hospital to ensure your car seat is installed correctly. Call Primary Children’s at 801-662-6583 or McKay-Dee Hospital at 801-387-8700 to schedule an appointment.

NextSteps Online

Ongoing The NextSteps program is a free 6-week self management course designed to recognize that YOU play the most important role in your recovery. based on the principles of self-management. It uses techniques that have been scientifically proven to increase one’s self confidence and sense of empowerment. NextSteps teaches you the skills to become an active self manager of your health and your life. Learn more here.

 

Community Resources

Zero Fatalities – Parent/Teen Night

https://zerofatalities.com/

Teaching a teen to drive may be frightening, but it’s not as scary as what could happen if you’re not involved in your teen’s driving. Come join us for the upcoming Driver’s Education Parent-Teen Presentation to help your teen learn and exhibit safe behaviors. Zero Fatalities hosts Parent/Teen Driving Presentations both virtually and in-person at local High Schools. These Zero Fatalities presentations discuss the responsibility each driver has on the road. They focus on the 5 driving behaviors: Drive Focused, Drive Calm, Drive Sober, Drive Alert and Drive Buckled. We encourage parents to be involved with their teens and set clear expectations and limits. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about the Utah Graduated Driver Licensing Laws and tips on teaching your teen to drive safely.

Tai Chi for Health

https://healthyaging.utah.gov/find-workshop/#/

Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Health programs are proven to help improve balance, flexibility, and posture. These programs are proven to reduce the risk of falls by 70%. Each class begins with gentle Qigong warm ups and breathing exercises, followed by Tai Chi movements (forms) each week. No special equipment is required — just comfortable clothing, shoes, patience and an open mind.

Child and Youth Safety

https://www.webermorganhealth.org/services/community-health-services/parent-and-teen/#child-youth-safety

Community Health offers classes and resources on safety of infants, children, and older youth to keep parents, guardians, and caring adults informed and keep Weber-Morgan youth safe. – Car Seats: Children’s First Safety Always is a program that consists of a 2-hour lecture, discussion, and hands-on practice installing and using child car restraints properly. Participants must attend the full 2-hour program in order to obtain a low cost seat-for a donation fee. They must also have the vehicle that they plan to transport the child in at the class. – Bicycle Helmets: Bicycle and Multi-Sport Helmets are available for a donation of $12-$14. This also includes a helmet fitting service. – Parent/Teen Driving: Zero Fatalities Driving classes are offered at participating high schools in Weber and Morgan Counties to teens and their parents. This program focuses on key causes of traffic-related deaths and offers information on how to take necessary actions to keep everyone safe. – Safe Kids Coalition: this is a group of partner agencies, led by WMHD, that work together with the aim of making the Weber-Morgan Health District a safe place for children by preventing injuries and fatalities. The coalition is responsible for the annual Safe Kids Day, which is an educational opportunity for families of the WM community, and a fun day out! For more information on child and youth safety classes and resources, contact the Injury Prevention team at [email protected] or 801-399-7186.

Community Fall Prevention

https://intermountainhealth.sharepoint.com/sites/OfficeofHealthPromotionAndWellness/SitePages/Falls-Prevention.aspx

Every year, 1 out of 3 older adults suffer a fall that causes injuries such as head trauma and hip fractures which can increase the risk of disability or death. Additionally, falls resulting in an injury are the number one reason for emergency department visits. The good news is, falling is not an inevitable part of aging. The Community Falls Prevention initiative aims to decrease the incidence of falls for Intermountain patients; view all resources.

Fall Prevention 101 – Videos

https://patient.health-ce.wolterskluwer.com/imhfallprevention/programs

Please watch all of the Falls Prevention 101 videos to help you avoid falling. They were created by experts to guide you through preventing falls, improving balance, and finding help.

Falls Prevention Starts Here

 

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