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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.

We All Need to Work Together to Encourage and Promote Participation in Youth Sports

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Today marks nearly one year since our office launched the National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS). We invite you to tune in today (September 17) at 1 PM to watch the virtual President’s Council Annual Meeting, learn more about our work to implement the National Youth Sports Strategy, and hear about the official launch of NYSS Champions. Preregistration is required.

Move Your Way Pilot Communities Get Creative During COVID-19

In 2020, ODPHP is working with 8 pilot communities to implement the Move Your Way campaign on the local level, using the Move Your Way Community Playbook. Due to COVID-19, pilot communities are adapting their campaigns to help people stay safe while they get active. This series will highlight local events and initiatives from the community pilot program — including creative ways to promote physical activity during social distancing...

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: Helping Public Health Agencies Improve Health Nationwide

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in U.S. states and territories, freely associated states, and the District of Columbia. That means it plays a major role in improving health and well-being nationwide — and it’s an ideal partner for Healthy People 2030.

Join Us for the 2020 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Annual Meeting!

Webcast: Sept. 17, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET | Register On September 17th, ODPHP will host the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN) Annual Meeting! PCSFN is a federal advisory committee supported by ODPHP that works to increase sports participation among youth of all backgrounds and abilities and to promote healthy and active lifestyles for all Americans...