The EPICC Podcast

The EPICC Podcast

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The EPICC Podcast discusses issues and information from the Utah Department of Health, Healthy Living through Environment, Policy & Improved Clinical Care (EPICC) Program.
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The EPICC Podcast: June is Men's Health Month
June is Men's Health Month and this week Dr. Brett McIff joins us to talk about how men's health is a group effort.  
10:25
June 5, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: Your Local Health Dept. and Active Transportation
This  week Travis Olsen from the Weber-Morgan Health Department joins us to talk about the important behind-the-scenes work happening on the local level to make safe, active transportation possible in Utah cities.
16:30
May 29, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: Active Transportation
While the Utah Department of Transportation may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of physical activity, UDOT is making big difference in Utah through it's work in active transportation. This week Heidi Goedhart joins us to talk about the good work UDOT is doing to make safe, active transportation possible in Utah cities.   For the latest on what's happening in Salt Lake City with Safe Active Streets check out Stay Safe, Stay Active Streets: Response to COVID-19 For more information on the Move Utah initiative please visit move.utah.gov
21:12
May 15, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: Get Active in May!
May is all about getting active. In May we observe Bike Month in Utah, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, National Bike to School Day, and Senior Health and Fitness Day. 
07:55
May 8, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: Garden Month Part III
As we wrap up National Garden Month we invite USU Extension horticulturalist Taun Beddes back in this episode for a final tomato discussion. We discuss when and how to plant, and caring for your tomatoes throughout the summer. Gardening is a great way to get outside and get active even as we deal with COVID-19. We hope you have a fantastic garden this year! 
29:39
May 1, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: Every Kid Healthy Week and Move More Month
April  is an exciting month as we really start to experience spring, and that makes April the a great time to get out and get active. April is also Move More Month, and Every Kid Healthy Week, and in this edition of The EPICC Podcast Brett McIff and Sarah Roundy join us to explain what that means and how we can participate even as we home school. 
17:16
April 24, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: Garden Month Part II
April  is National Garden Month, and in this episode USU Extension horticulturalist Taun Beddes joins us once again, this time to discuss plant selection for those who have little or no experience gardening. We also spend some time talking tomatoes. Gardening is a great way to get outside and get active even  as we deal with COVID-19. Most importantly, it's just about the only way  you can get a truly great tasting tomato! You can find the fact sheets mentioned in the podcast at: https://extension.usu.edu/yardandgarden
21:50
April 17, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: Home School Physical Activity & Nutrition
As we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic our kids are home from school and parents have taken on the role of teacher.  In this episode Sarah Roundy joins us with some suggestions for maintaining physical activity and nutrition for our kids while they're out of the classroom. 
09:19
April 10, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: It's Time to Garden!
April is National Garden Month, and in this episode USU Extension horticulturalist Taun Beddes joins us to discuss the first steps of establishing a garden for those who have little or no experience gardening. Gardening is a great way to get outside and get active even as we deal with COVID-19. Most importantly, it's just about the only way you can get a truly great tasting tomato! You can find the fact sheets Taun mentions in the podcast at: https://extension.usu.edu/yardandgarden
13:19
April 3, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: Nutrition in a COVID-19 World
In this episode Judy Harris joins us to discuss some of the challenges and benefits of maintaining a healthy diet as we work to limit the spread of COVID-19.
12:10
March 27, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: Physical activity and COVID-19
In this episode Dr. Brett McIff joins us to discuss some of the challenges of staying physically active as we work to limit the spread of COVID-19. 
09:37
March 20, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: National Nutrition Month
In this episode we introduce Laura Holtrop-Kohl,  Public Health Nutritionist for the Utah Department of Health. Laura talks about National Nutrition Month, and the proper definition of diet vs the not so proper.
10:28
March 12, 2020
The EPPIC Podcast: National School Breakfast Week
In this episode we introduce Sarah Roundy, School Health Coordinator for the Utah Department of Health. Sarah talks about National School Breakfast Week, and the benefits of school breakfast.
08:42
March 4, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: TOP Star
In this episode we introduce Judy Harris, Public Health Nutrition Consultant for the Utah Department of Health. Judy tells a little about herself and explains Teaching Obesity Prevention in Childcare Settings, or TOP Star. For more information on TOP Star please visit: http://choosehealth.utah.gov/prek-12/childcare/top-star-program.php 
10:10
February 27, 2020
The EPICC Podacst: What is EPICC?
In this episode of The EPICC Podcast we get to chat with Rebecca Fronberg, Assistant Program Manager at EPICC. We talk about all the things happening in the program and how EPICC is working to improve the lives and health of all Utahns.  
22:39
February 18, 2020
The EPICC Podcast: Meet our physical activity coordinator Brett McIff
In our inaugural podcast we chat with Dr. Brett McIff, Physical Activity Coordinator for the EPICC Program at the Utah Department of Health, and learn more about EPICC and his work in the program.
07:17
January 7, 2020