School Wellness Initiative

In order to prevent Chronic Disease in future generations, it is vital to stress the importance of healthy lifestyle and habits early in life. The Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is working with schools in Atlantic and Cape May counties to implement strategies that enhance the overall health of children and adolescents to reduce their risk of chronic disease in the future. Stay tuned for more information.

A Bit About the Coalition

Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health is a regional chronic disease prevention coalition funded by the New Jersey Department of Health, Office of Cancer Control and Prevention. Our purpose is to reduce the state's cancer burden and improve health outcomes for people with, or at risk for, cancer and other chronic diseases in Atlantic and Cape may counties. For more information on comprehensive cancer control, visit www.njcancer.gov. Shore Medical Center is the lead agency for Atlantic and Cape May counties. The CACH is working on a variety of projects to improve our community's health. You can help by becoming involved by being a member or volunteer. Anyone interested should call 609-653-3923.