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Healthier Middlesex builds relationships with diverse community members to impact the health of central New Jersey. Real, lasting community change comes from understanding where we are, where we want to be, and how to get there.


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Our Goals

Healthier Middlesex is committed to collaboration and health equity, ensuring all services, programs, and activities are culturally and linguistically appropriate. Each goal reflects a specific priority area identified by our communities.

1. Collective Impact

Establish and sustain effective partnerships to improve equitable access to, and utilization of, culturally and linguistically appropriate community health related resources.

2. Access to Care and Services

Ensure access to culturally and linguistically appropriate health care, services, and resources that equitably meet the needs of the diverse populations of Middlesex and Somerset counties.

3. Health Risk Factors (Prevention)

Promote healthy lifestyles through culturally and linguistically appropriate practices that reduce preventable risk factors.

4. Disease Specific (Chronic Disease Treatment and Management)

Decrease the prevalence and severity of leading chronic health conditions affecting Middlesex and Somerset counties through culturally and linguistically appropriate strategies that improve overall well-being.

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Healthier Middlesex is always looking to grow. If you or your organization are interested in collaborating to improve the health of those who live, learn, work and play in Middlesex and Somerset counties, join us.
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Latest News

2020 NJHA Community Outreach Award Recipients

Saint Peter’s University Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick Tomorrow and the Middlesex County Office of Health Services were recognized for our combined efforts to improve living conditions in New Brunswick through our Healthy Homes Project. The Healthy Homes Project uses a cross-sector approach to ensure that all New Brunswick residents live in safe…

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The Behavioral Health Referral and Resource Guide (BHRRG)

Mental and Behavioral Health continue to be a top health care concern of area residents identified in Healthier Middlesex’s Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA, 2019). Middlesex County residents reporting 14 or more poor mental health days out of the last 30 days ranked in the lowest quartile compared to the County Health Rankings benchmark. Working…

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