Current Events & Announcements
CHIP Wellness/Weight Loss
Spring into Health and Join a Wellness/Weight Loss/Walking Challenge!
Residents from towns/cities in Bergen County are invited to join the Fourth Annual Wellness Challenge which will kick start the Spring season.
The Challenge is sponsored by our Nutrition and Physical Activity Task Force and local health officers. The Challenges align with the Mayors Wellness Campaigns and offer free and reduced-cost fitness and wellness education opportunities that support positive changes in diet, exercise, and overall health.
Embody Love Movement
July 28-30, 2017
This training provides facilitators with the ability to inspire girls and women who participate in our programs to:
The training is a 15-hour weekend certification for self-empowered women who feel inspired to provide Embody Love Movement® workshops in their communities.
Glen Rock's New Sunday Farmers Market Launches This June
Sunday from June 4 to October 15
10 am - 2 pm
Healthy, responsibly grown and locally-sourced farm-fresh ingredients are coming to Glen Rock in June with the launch of Bergen County's newest farmers market.
The market will be held in the Borough Hall Employee Parking Lot and the adjoining lawn off of Rock Road, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., every Sunday from June 4 to October 15. The #175 Bus stops at the market and the Boro Hall Glen Rock train line is located across the street.
Vendors are currently being announced on the Glen Rock Farmers Market Facebook page. A full list of vendors and events is coming soon on www.GRFarmersMarket.com Be sure to bring your friends and family to our Opening Day Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on June 4th at 11 a.m.
2016 Community Health Needs Assessment
The latest Community Health Needs Assessment is now available!
The Community Health Needs Assessment is a systematic, data-driven approach to determining the health status, behaviors and needs of residents in Bergen County. Subsequently, this information may be used to inform decisions and guide efforts to improve community health and wellness.
A Community Health Needs Assessment provides information so that communities may identify issues of greatest concern and decide to commit resources to those areas, thereby making the greatest possible impact on community health status.
East Rutherford Library
2017 CHIP National Nutrition Month Challenge Winner!
The Community Health Improvement Partnership [CHIP] of Bergen County,
the Bergen County Department of Health Services,
and Inserra ShopRite congratulate this year's winner!
Check out photos and flyers from their events:
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
Save The Date:
CHIP 3rd ANNUAL WELLNESS CONFERENCE
The Road to Community Wellness:
Integration in Action
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017
8:00 A.M.—2:30 P.M.
BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SHERRY BLAIR & DR. PETER DLUGOS