Bergen County Family Fun Fest 2016
Thanks to everybody who participated in Bergen County Family Fun Fest 2016!!
See You Next Year!
Current Events & Announcements
2016 Annual Meeting: Save the Date!
Please join the CHIP at the 2016 Annual Meeting for:
Overview of the new 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment Report and Health Improvement Plan
Discussions Concerning Wellness Promotion and Disease Prevention in Bergen County Communities
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
8:00 - 9:00 am: Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 11:30 am: Meeting/presentations
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
350 Engle Street
Englewood, N.J. 07631
National Wellness Week 2016
September 11th - 17th
National Wellness Week
Visit the Park Ridge Library or visit www.healthybergen.org/wellness to learn about all the aspects of health: body, emotions, knowledge, environment, work, finances, beliefs and connection.
For general information about flu and clinical health matters, visit www.bergenhealth.org.
National Wellness Week is held during the third week of September (September 11-17 in 2016) and shares the message that practicing wellness provides an essential foundation for good health. Since the founding of National Wellness Week in 2011, at least 300 organizations in 46 states, Puerto Rico, and Guam have celebrated wellness with more than 700 wellness-related events and activities.
Access National Wellness Week resources to help your community plan activities and events.
Fruit and Vegetable Challenge 2016
Attention: BERGEN COUNTY LIBRARIES
Attention: BERGEN COUNTY LIBRARIES, encourage people of all ages to eat more fruits and veggies! E-mail us a photo or a description of what you, or a group that meets at your library, did to encourage people to add more fruits and veggies to their diet. Maybe you’ll design a book display or bulletin board; perhaps a youth group will create a fruit and veggie bookmark or video…. We’re eager to see how creative you can be!! If selected as a winner an Inserra ShopRite Registered Dietitian will come to your library to present a healthy cooking demonstration. To submit a contest entry, email Marla Klein at email@example.com by March 25, 2016. Questions, call 201-634-2693. View Flyer »
Free or Reduced Cost Health Care and Services
The CHIP has compiled a comprehensive listing of free or reduced cost health care services available through a variety of organizations and providers throughout Bergen County. Categories of care/service include: Medical, Dental & Pharmacy Services, Food Banks/Food Pantries, Mental Health & Substance, Abuse Assistance, Homeless Services, Medical Insurance.
*Please always check with providers concerning available services and eligibility prior to your visit. The CHIP does not endorse the organizations and providers listed and is not responsible for inaccurate information.
Health Insurance for Bergen County Residents
The Health Insurance Marketplace:
Visit Healthcare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596
Income and eligibility guidelines can be accessed at
www.njfamilycare.org or by calling (800) 701-0710.
The North Hudson Community Action Corporation runs two centers in Bergen County where you can get further information and/or or enroll for health care. These clinics are in Hackensack, Englewood and Garfield. For additional information, visit www.nhcac.org/nhcacsites.html
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force
& Nutrition and Physical Activity Task Force
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force
Bergen County is Proud to be Stigma-Free
The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Task Force is working to take the stigma out of mental illness, decrease the number of young people who are consuming alcohol and using substances, decrease the number of adults engaging in binge drinking and make mental health and substance abuse resources available. Task force members also develop and distribute educational materials. Learn More
Nutrition and Physical Activity Task Force
The Nutrition and Physical Activity Task Force is working to promote healthy eating and increased physical activity in an effort to prevent obesity. The objectives are to increase the number of children and adults consuming five fruits and vegetables and exercising 30-60 minutes daily. The task force promotes a wellness campaign and works with schools and community organizations to make resources available. The task force partners with schools, community colleges, universities, hospitals, and organizations to co-sponsor educational conferences, resource fairs, and workshops. Learn More