Working to make SOMERSET the HEALTHIEST County in New Jersey.
Copyright © 2017 Healthier Somerset
What is Healthier Somerset?
Healthier Somerset is a coalition created to improve the health and well-
What is Healthier Somerset’s mission?
Healthier Somerset’s goal is to make Somerset County the healthiest county in New Jersey. Our strategic goals are to engage those who live and work in Somerset County in active participation in good health habits; increase access to choices that promote healthy lifestyles; and promote policy that improves the physical, mental, and economic health and wellbeing of all who live and work in Somerset County.
What are the benefits of a healthy community?
A healthy community produces many benefits for everyone. Individuals improve their lives and wellbeing with good health habits. Healthy workplaces reduce healthcare costs and absenteeism and promotes improved productivity and performance. Communities enjoy enhanced economic benefits from the desirability of a location where people want to live and work.
Who should join Healthier Somerset?
Healthier Somerset includes representatives from businesses, healthcare, education, faith-
How is Healthier Somerset funded?
Healthier Somerset is funded by partnership fees and sponsorships from public and private sector organizations. Grants are secured to fund specific Healthier Somerset program activities. The Somerset Healthcare Foundation serves as as the agency of record for Healthier Somerset.
Is there a membership fee?
Healthier Somerset partners pay an annual fee of $100 as an indication of their support and commitment to our goals. Nonprofit groups may request a waiver of the fee. All are welcome to participate in Healthier Somerset and organizations may choose to engage without full partner benefits.
|Mission and Vision|
|Frequently Asked Questions|
|Business Resource & Information Toolkit|
|Worksite Wellness Taskforce|
|Active Kids & Teens|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse|
|Access to Care|
|Diet & Weight Maintenance|
|Find Your Activity|
|Avoiding Illness & Disease|
|In the News|
|Community Health Improvement Plan|
|Building Bridges to Better Health|
|Community Health Needs Assessment|
|Behavioral Risk Factor Study|
|Calendar of Events|
|Advisory Board Meetings|
|Annual Meeting and Awards|
|Healthy Workplace Awards|
|Employee Wellness Forum|