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Bridging Health Equity Across Communities in Passaic County

– Members of the Passaic County Food Policy Council were excited to participate in the Health Equity Forum on April 7, 2017 that was convened by the Passaic County Department of Health (PCDH) in conjunction with the NJ Department of Health (NJDOH), and the…

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Strides Toward a Salubrious Future

– The community of Perth Amboy is in for great changes through the planning and goals of the Culture of Health Coalition. Our coalition’s six work groups—Workplace Wellness, Healthy Corner Stores & Restaurants, Schools & Child Care Centers, Health Care Centers,…

Fostering Clean and Caring Communities

– On Earth Day 2017, the Morristown United for Healthy Living Coalition co-hosted a Spring Clean-Up Day with the Town of Morristown, which was a success in three important and interconnected ways… First, the event contributed to a cleaner and more…

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Healthy Homes Neighborhood Pilot

– The Believe in a Healthy Newark coalition’s Healthy Homes Impact Team seeks to increase the number of “Healthy Homes” in our community, meaning homes that support the well-being of families and that are free of health hazards, specifically asthma triggers…

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Vision of Health

– At our January coalition meeting, we opened by asking each person to briefly describe what health means to them. The personal definitions were all unique and wonderful. Here are a few of those responses: “Working continues to keep me healthy.”…

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WE ARE HEATING UP!

– Although it’s only Spring, things are heating up in Elizabeth. We had our first Mobile Market on March 23, 2017. Pounds of fresh produce and healthy food were distributed to residents in the Bayway Community and several senior housing sites. In addition,…

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Greater Freehold Finalizes Their Blueprint for Action!

– Good news! Neighborhood Connections to Health will be submitting our Blueprint for Action for Greater Freehold this month. This is just the beginning! Over the past three months we have gained valuable feedback from various community residents and leaders through…

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Nourishing the Atlantic City Community

– In January, Care AC continued its efforts to connect community partners and work in collaboration to make a healthier Atlantic City. Choosing Healthy at the Corner Store Care AC, along with partners the AtlantiCare Foundation, Rutgers SNAP-Ed, Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA, and Jewish Family Service…

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