Step It Up for National Walking Day

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Today, April 5th, is National Walking Day. In honor of this observance, CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity is releasing a Status Report for Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities.

The Status Report and accompanying slide set summarizes the state of walking and walkability when the Call to Action was released in September 2015, as well as selected activities done since the release to sustain the messages and promote the goals established by the Surgeon General.

We are excited about the report and hope the release will continue to accelerate efforts to promote walking and walkable communities across the nation.

Let’s continue to answer the call and Step it Up! for National Walking Day. Join the conversation and help spread the word by sharing the following messages on your social media channels:

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Today is National Walking Day! Have you answered the Surgeon General’s call to Step it Up! and be more physically active through walking? Check out a new report that looks at the state of walking and walkability when the Call to Action was released in 2015 and what’s been done since to promote its goals: https://go.usa.gov/xXRA3

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Did you know today is #NationalWalkingDay? Learn how groups have stepped up to promote walking in a new report released by CDC: https://go.usa.gov/xXRA3 #StepItUp

In honor of #NationalWalkingDay, CDC releases a status report for the Surgeon General’s Call to Action on walking. Check it out: https://go.usa.gov/xXRA3

 

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