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Tips for Keeping the Holidays Healthy

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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Healthier Somerset making vibrant connections to inform, educate

Patricia Walsh | Contributor October 30, 2918 Healthier Somerset – an organization representing thousands of Somerset County residents as well as businesses, schools, non-profit organizations, healthcare providers, government agencies and faith-based organizations – is celebrating October as Healthier Somerset Month. Founded in 2010, Healthier Somerset is a coalition convened by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital …

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South Bound Brook adopts Complete Streets program to foster public health

Mike Deak | Bridgewater Courier News October 6, 2918 SOUTH BOUND BROOK – The borough is literally taking steps to improve the health of its residents. It’s become the 13th of Somerset County’s 21 municipalities to participate in the state’s Complete Streets program that promotes roads designed for safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit …

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Healthier Somerset: Access to transportation options crucial to healthy living

September 25, 2018  |  Melissa Feltmann, Healthier Somerset SOMERVILLE – As the Healthier Somerset Coalition strives to make Somerset County the healthiest county in New Jersey, an area of focus is access to care. Specifically, one of the coalition’s goals is to improve the access to health care services for those living and working in …

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Healthier Somerset: Addressing school safety through community resource partnerships

August 28, 2018  |  Kevin Carroll, Green Brook Township Schools Superintendent Students will be back in class in a matter of weeks. The summer is a great time to reflect on the achievements and setbacks from the year before, set new goals for the new year, and get some well-deserved downtime. School districts around the …

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Walk, Bike, Hike – Share Your Feedback!

August 16, 2018  |  Somerset County, New Jersey The Walk, Bike, Hike Somerset County: Connecting Vibrant Communities Plan will help create an integrated network of multi-use trails, paths, and bicycle infrastructure that serve a variety of transportation needs by connecting all users to opportunities, services, and destinations in the region.  We need your ideas and feedback …

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Why Employee Wellness is also Good for Business

July 31, 2018  |  Melissa Feltmann, Healthier Somerset SOMERSET COUNTY — June is Employee Well-being Month. Established 10 years ago (originally called National Employee Wellness Month), the month recognizes workplace wellness and highlights the important role workplaces can play in contributing toward the wellness of their employees. With Somerset County being a hub for multiple businesses and …

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Building the community health improvement plan – an important community tool

July 31, 2018  |  Melissa Feltmann, Healthier Somerset A community is defined as, “a group of people living in the same place.” But what makes a community desirable to its members? The answer to that question, in part, can be found in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). Yet, most are not familiar with the CHIP and what …

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