December 2020

USDA and HHS Just Released the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025

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Today, USDA and HHS released the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. Updated jointly by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) every five years, the Dietary Guidelines provides science-based advice on what to eat and drink to promote health, help reduce risk of chronic disease, and meet nutrient needs.

Fairfax County Harnesses Technology and Partnerships for Move Your Way® Community Campaign

In 2020, ODPHP worked with 8 pilot communities to implement the Move Your Way® campaign on the local level, using the Move Your Way Community Playbook. Due to COVID-19, pilot communities adapted their campaigns to help people stay safe while getting active. This series highlights local events and initiatives from the community pilot program — including creative ways to promote physical activity during social distancing...

National Association of County and City Health Officials: Helping Local Public Health Agencies Use Healthy People

Healthy People in Action

This post is part of Healthy People in Action, a blog series highlighting how key partners use the Healthy People framework in their work, form cross-sector collaborations, and address social determinants of health to help achieve health equity.