The Hopewell Township Board of Health Advisory Committee was established in 2007 to protect the health of the public in Hopewell Valley which encompasses the three municipalities that lie within its boundaries: Hopewell Township, Hopewell Borough, and Pennington Borough.
The Advisory Board consists of seven voting members, and three non-voting members, all Hopewell Township residents who have the requisite public health, medical, and/or environmental health skills to serve as professional advisors to the Board of Health and as well as to the Hopewell Township Health Department.
The Advisory Board meets 4-five times a year at the Hopewell Township Municipal Building located at 201 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road.
To promote and protect the health of the Hopewell Valley public through education, prevention initiatives, and collaboration with other health-related agencies and organizations, with particular emphasis on children, seniors, and those with special needs;
To provide proactive leadership, guidance, advocacy and oversight on current or future health issues or concerns facing the community, including municipal organization and coordination with state and federal entities for all-hazards health emergency planning;
To provide competent, high quality, professional advice and counsel to the Hopewell Township Committee/Board of Health, Pennington Borough Board of Health, and Hopewell Borough Board of Health;
To initiate and promote useful partnerships with present and/or future Hopewell Valley community agencies and organizations to ensure that the highest quality preventive, chronic, long-term, and acute curative health care is available to Hopewell Valley residents;
To support the Hopewell Township Health Department in its efforts to provide quality public health services to the Hopewell Valley community.