Healthier Somerset recently presented its fourth annual “Healthy Workplace Recognition Awards” to 18 employers in Somerset County for their outstanding achievements in implementing worksite wellness programs. These awards represent the county’s sole recognition of its workplaces that are committed to improving employee health and well-being.
Approximately 93.3 million adults are affected by obesity according to the 2015-2016 National Center for Health Statistics data brief. Somerset County is no exception to this obesity trend.
Melissa Feltmann | Healthier Somerset April 30, 2019 mycentraljersey.com Each June, employee health and wellness takes center stage as part of Employee Wellbeing Month. Originally established as National Employee Wellness Month eleven years ago, the focus is intended to shine a spotlight on the important role employers can play in the health and wellness of their
Susan Ferranti | NAMI Somerset April 30, 2019 mycentraljersey.com May is Mental Health Awareness month, a time to shine a light on mental illness and replace stigma with hope. One in five adults experiences a mental illness each year. Those problems can contribute to the onset of more serious long-term conditions such as major depression,
NJ health rankings: Which Central Jersey county is healthiest, which has the most excessive drinkers?
Melissa Feltmann | Healthier Somerset March 26, 2019 mycentraljersey.com How well do you know the lifestyles of your fellow Central Jersey residents? Did you know that 21 percent of Hunterdon County residents are considered obese, while 26 percent of Middlesex County residents are? The state average is 26 percent. Do you know which county had
Melissa Feltmann | Healthier Somerset Project Manager February 26, 2019 mycentraljersey.com Healthier Somerset has announced that the 2019-2021 Somerset County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) is now available. The CHIP is a long-term strategic planning tool that identifies a community’s priority health issues and outlines a recommended action plan to address those needs, based on data
Melissa Feltmann | Healthier Somerset Project Manager January 28, 2019 mycentraljersey.com The start of each new year represents an opportunity for new beginnings and starting fresh, a chance to focus on opportunities and focus on the year ahead. For many, this means setting New Year’s resolutions to relinquish bad habits and start focusing on achieving
Melissa Feltmann | Healthier Somerset Project Manager December 21, 2018 mycentraljersey.com Since 2010, Healthier Somerset has been working to improve the health and well-being of all who live and work in Somerset County. Today, more than 50 members strong, it is the only health collation in New Jersey to link public policy and economic development to
Melissa Feltmann | Healthier Somerset Project Manager November 27, 2018 mycentraljersey.com The holiday season is upon us. With all the hustle and bustle that comes with the joy of the season, it is easy to forget about maintain healthy activities. Members of Healthier Somerset offer the following tips to help keep you and your family healthy this
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