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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.

Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources: Keeping Kids Safe and Active During COVID-19

ODPHP recognizes National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champions for their commitment to supporting safe, fun, inclusive, developmentally appropriate, and accessible youth sports opportunities. This blog post is part of a series highlighting NYSS Champions that have found new and creative ways to engage their communities in physical activity and sports during the COVID-19 pandemic...

August National Health Observances: Immunization, Breastfeeding, and Children’s Eye Health and Safety!

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Each month we highlight National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our mission to improve health across the United States. In August we’re raising awareness about immunization, breastfeeding, and children’s eye health and safety.

Join Us for a Healthy People 2030 Champions Webinar!

ODPHP is inviting public- and private-sector organizations that support Healthy People’s vision of a society in which all people can achieve their full potential for health and well-being across the lifespan to become Healthy People 2030 Champions! On Wednesday, July 28, at 1 p.m. ET, we’ll host an informational webinar for organizations that are interested in learning about the Healthy People 2030 Champions program...

Nutrition as We Age: Healthy Eating with the Dietary Guidelines

By Dana DeSilva, PhD, RD, ORISE health policy fellow, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and LT Dennis Anderson-Villaluz, MBA, RD, LDN, FAND, nutrition advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Good nutrition across the lifespan helps prevent chronic disease — and we know that it’s never too late to make improvements to support healthy aging...