News & Announcements

Learn about new ODPHP trainings and initiatives, stay current on our programs and projects, and read stories from the field showing our national policies at work.

Each month, we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.

This month’s featured LHI topic is Maternal, Infant, and Child Health.…

We’re excited to roll out a new monthly blog series designed to help health professionals like you add your voice to the national conversation on improving health! Each month, we’ll be featuring select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the Nation. To make it easy for you to help spread the word, we’ll provide links to resources that you can use to promote these NHOs.…

Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. The good news? We can all take steps to help prevent alcohol misuse and abuse. Alcohol Awareness Month is the perfect time to get started!

With this and other National Health Observance toolkits offered on healthfinder.gov, we’ve made it easier for you to make a difference.…