Health & Wellness

Bridgewater Asking Residents to Take Part in Wellness Survey


BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Mayors Wellness Campaign is asking residents to participate in two surveys to gather information on the dietary impacts of fast food marketing in the community.

The surveys were developed by Rutgers University Public Health Intern Han Huynh.

According to a release, fast food chains are a common element in communities, with brands recognized around the world. Marketing strategies employed by the industry can be seen as challenging to a well-balanced diet.

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The Mayors Wellness Campaign is dedicated to promote active living and healthy lifestyle initiatives in the community.

For more information, contact the Department of Human Services at 908-725-5750 or

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