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.
Recently, the Somerset County School Nurses Association (SCSNA) held a Professional Development Day at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital — Somerset, providing the school nurses the opportunity to come together for a development workshop that included learning about the Somerset County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).
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.