Health Promotion

Who We Are: 

The Office of Health Promotion (OHP) teaches behaviors that promote wellness. The OHP develops and implements strategies to improve the health of individuals in Bergen County 

What We Do: 

  • Promote healthy lifestyles for individuals, families, and communities. 
  • Develop programs and events to teach people about health topics and manage their conditions 
  • Help people find health services or information 
  • Provide training programs for other health professional 
  • Advocate for improved health resources, policies, procedures and services that promote health
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of programs and educational materials. 
The team of Health Educators offers programs on a wide range of health topics for different age groups that can be requested through your towns' Board of Health Office, Recreation Department, School System and/or Public Library. 

 You can also download the Office of Health Promotion Information Sheet for more information. 

*OHP description modified from the Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) description of a Health Education Specialist. 

Featured Programs for 2018 

Evidenced-Based Programs (Click the icons to learn more) 

                           Mental Health
                          First Aid Training 

Mental Health

A Matter of Balance



Chronic Disease
Self-Management Program

 Community Partnerships (Click  the icons to learn more) 
Community Health
Improvement Partnership


Bergen-Hudson Chronic
 Disease Coalition 


Featured Resources 

 SLIDESHOWColorectal Cancer Month

Health Education Professional Organizations 


Request us to attend your Town Day! 


Fill out request form here! 

Contact Us 

Eric Ciavaglia, CHES

Program Coordinator/Special Events 
Office of Health Promotion 

 Bergen County Department of Health Services
One Bergen County Plaza • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-634-2600 • Fax: 201-336-6086 • Health & Safety Hotline: 201-225-7000