January 2020

Happy, Healthy New Year from health.gov!

As the new year begins, many people are focused on healthier choices — and they may turn to health professionals like you for guidance. This year, let health.gov help you guide the way toward better health. Healthy Eating Looking for nutrition information to guide your patients’ food choices in 2020? The Dietary Guidelines for Americans Toolkit for Professionals has all kinds of materials designed to help you share information from the current Dietary Guidelines with your patients, clients, and peers...

WEBINAR: Who’s Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Clinical Preventive Services

November 14, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET |Register Now Join us on Thursday, November 14 at 12:00 p.m. ET to learn about progress made toward achieving the Healthy People 2020 Clinical Preventive Services Leading Health Indicators. This webinar will focus on colorectal cancer screening and highlight the New York State Department of Health’s efforts to implement evidence-based interventions — including policy, systems, and environmental approaches — to increase colorectal cancer screenings and reduce the burden of cancer throughout the state...

Move Your Way…at the Ballpark!

Recently, employees from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gathered at Nationals Park – the home of Washington D.C.’s Major League Baseball team – as part of “HHS Night at the Ballpark.” The Move Your Way team attended this annual celebration of camaraderie in which HHS employees were recognized during the pre-game ceremony...

Webinar: The Role of Law and Policy in Addressing Healthcare-Associated Infections

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET | Register Now Join us on Wednesday, October 30 at 2:00 p.m. ET for a webinar to learn how combining relevant data with legal and policy strategies has helped reduce healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) over the past decade. You’ll hear from leading legal experts, healthcare executives, government representatives, and community partners...