Health & Wellness Events

Make Time for Mammography
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

According to Susan G. Komen, breast cancer mortality in black women was 42 percent higher than in other women  from 2010-2014. In this special seminar for African American women, discover causes of the increased mortality, strategies to reduce the risks for breast cancer and the importance of getting an annual mammogram.

To register or for more information, please call Taqwa Brookins at 908-685-3439.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Healthier Somerset Monthly Advisory Board Meeting
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Healthier Somerset Advisory Board meets on the second Thursday of each month except August.  Meetings are held from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Steeplechase Cancer Center.  This meeting is not open to the public. Please e-mail us at for more information.

Healthier Somerset is open to all who live and work in Somerset County and includes representatives from businesses, healthcare, education, faith-based communities, non-profit organizations, local and county government, and the community who are committed to making Somerset County a healthy place to live and work.

About Healthier Somerset

Healthier Somerset is a coalition created to improve the health and well being of everyone who lives and works in Somerset County. We promote healthy lifestyles through collaboration among our partners. Our strategic goals are to:

  • Engage Somerset County in active participation in good health habits
  • Increase access to choices that promote healthy lifestyles
  • Promote policy changes that improve health

The mission of the coalition is to work collaboratively to improve the health and well-being of all who live and work in Somerset County. By sharing information and creating alliances among individuals and organizations who are working toward mutual goals, we can collectively increase our efforts to create a healthier Somerset.

Our coalition acknowledges that health is a priority. The health of Somerset County residents has a direct bearing upon our physical, emotional, and economic well-being. As a community, we embrace an agenda that identifies our greatest health needs and sets forth an action plan to address these needs.

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Better Breather’s Club
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Promotes the management of COPD and other chronic lung diseases (i.e. asthma, pulmonary fibrosis or lung cancer). Offers a sense of belonging and hope and aims to improve quality of life. To register call 1-888-637-9584.

RWJ Somerset Respiratory Therapists

Flu Vaccinations
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

For adults age 18 and older. Participants will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration is not required.