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. 


Contact Us

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