April 2020

Celebrate National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

Each May the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition encourages Americans to #MoveinMay in celebration of National Physical Fitness & Sports Month. This year, the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition is teaming up with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion’s (ODPHP) Move Your Way campaign to promote safe physical activity while practicing social distancing...

May National Health Observances: Physical Fitness and Sports, Hepatitis Awareness, Stroke Awareness, and Women’s Health

National Health Observances

Help spread the word about National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, Hepatitis Awareness Month, National Stroke Awareness Month, and National Women's Health Week in May. Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that highlight issues affecting health across the nation. The NHOs in our May roundup help raise awareness about physical activity, hepatitis, stroke, and women’s health...

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Updates: Final Protocols Now Available and New Release Date for Draft Report

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final systematic review protocols are now posted online at dietaryguidelines.gov. These protocols take into account input from the full Committee during its public meetings and public comments received throughout the Committee’s work. Each protocol provides the literature search strategy, the list of scientific articles included in the review, and the list of articles excluded after full-text screening, with at least one rationale for exclusion...

Learn When to Seek Emergency Care for Symptoms Not Related to COVID-19

Physical distancing is important to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but it is equally important that you monitor your health and know when to seek emergency medical care for serious symptoms that are not related to COVID-19. You may be concerned about going to a hospital or urgent care site during this outbreak, when many people are seeking care for coronavirus...