WHAT IS HEALTHIER SOMERSET?
Healthier Somerset is a coalition created to improve the health and well-
WHAT IS HEALTHIER SOMERSET'S MISSION AND VISION?
Healthier Somerset’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of all who live and work in Somerset County. Our vision is to become one of the healthiest counties 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.
ARE THERE ANY SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES?
Somerset County nonprofit organizations, business, municipalities, schools, healthcare providers and faith-