News & Events

ODPHP plays a crucial role in keeping the nation healthy. Stay up to date on our work by checking out our blog posts, news and announcements, and upcoming events.

Promoting Physical Activity During the Winter Season and COVID-19 Pandemic

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Although Americans may be facing barriers to getting active due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recommended social distancing measures, the winter season can present unique opportunities to discover new ways to move that are fun for people of all ages. Even while wearing a mask and following social distancing guidelines, people may find they enjoy bundling up for activities like ice skating, sledding, or walking outside...

Join Us at CDC’s Webinar on Healthy People 2030 Target-Setting!

February 26, 2021 | 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EST | Register Now

This Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host a webinar on Healthy People 2030 target-setting. Healthy People 2030 addresses public health priorities by setting national health objectives and targets and tracking progress throughout the decade. Communities, states, and organizations across the nation use Healthy People objectives to set their own priorities...

March National Health Observances: Colorectal Cancer, Kidney Disease, Nutrition, and Tuberculosis

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the nation. In March we’re raising awareness about colorectal cancer, kidney disease, nutrition, and tuberculosis. To make it easy for you to help spread the word, we’ve pulled together some resources below that you can use to promote these NHOs...

Healthy People 2030 LHI Webinar with ODPHP and NACCHO

Join us on February 25th from 12:00-1:00 PM EST for a discussion of Healthy People 2030, the newly released Leading Health Indicators (LHIs), and the importance of implementing Healthy People 2030 at the local level! Sponsored by ODPHP and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), this webinar will also share previous Healthy People implementation successes and feature contributions from: RADM Paul Reed, MD, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U...