August 2020

Join Us for the 2020 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Annual Meeting!

Webcast: Sept. 17, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET | Register On September 17th, ODPHP will host the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN) Annual Meeting! PCSFN is a federal advisory committee supported by ODPHP that works to increase sports participation among youth of all backgrounds and abilities and to promote healthy and active lifestyles for all Americans...

September National Health Observances: Childhood Obesity, Food Safety and Education, Healthy Aging, and Recovery Awareness

National Health Observances

Help spread the word about National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Healthy Aging Month, National Food Safety and Education Month, and National Recovery Month in September. Each month, we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that highlight important health issues affecting the nation...

How Laws and Policies Can Help Families Overcome Barriers to Breastfeeding

A new report from the Healthy People Law and Health Policy project — The Role of Law and Policy in Assisting Families to Reach Healthy People’s Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Breastfeeding Goals in the United States — identifies progress and priority areas for meeting Healthy People 2020 objectives related to breastfeeding...

Eighth Meeting of the National Clinical Care Commission

September 11, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 5:35 pm EDT | Register Now

The National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) is holding its eighth meeting on September 11, 2020, from 1:00 to 5:35 p.m. ET. This meeting is open to the public and will be held virtually. Register today! At the meeting, you’ll hear presentations on subcommittee work about federal programs designed to prevent and treat diabetes...