July 2020

Innovative Solutions to Address Social Isolation in Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 10, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT | Register Now

Join the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the Administration for Community Living (ACL) Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP) for a Spotlight on Health webinar on Monday, August 10, at 2:00 p.m. ET. The webinar will highlight innovative solutions to address social isolation in older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Join Us for the Healthy People 2030 Launch Webcast!

August 18, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT

On August 18, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will unveil the latest edition of Healthy People! Healthy People 2030 is a set of science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving health and well-being in the United States. During the webcast, we’ll highlight the new Healthy People 2030 goals and objectives and provide an overview of the development process...

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

National Health Observances

Help spread the word about National Immunization Awareness Month, Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and National Breastfeeding Month in August. Each month, we highlight a selection of National Health Observances (NHOs) to spread the word about important health issues that affect Americans every day...

The ADA at 30: the Importance of Law and Health Policy in Expanding Equity

On July 26th the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrates 30 years of ensuring the rights of over 61 million persons with disabilities to pursue and enjoy the same opportunities available to all Americans. Similar to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the ADA codifies protections that seek to improve access and participation and eliminate barriers imposed by discrimination, but with a focus on those with disabilities...