June 2023

Join Us for a Webinar on Increasing Physical Activity Among Older Adults!

Physical Activity Midcourse Report on Older Adults

Along with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), ODPHP is pleased to invite you to a discussion with state and local health departments about what works to get older adults moving! On July 19 from 3 to 4 p...

Announcing the Physical Activity Guidelines Midcourse Report on Older Adults!

Physical Activity Midcourse Report on Older Adults

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report: Implementation Strategies for Older Adults (Midcourse Report). The Midcourse Report is a guide to help policy makers; exercise and health professionals; health care providers; gerontologists; built environment professionals; local, state, territorial, and tribal leaders; and others working with older adults implement strategies to support physical activity among adults ages 65 years and older...

SDOH-R02 Recategorized to Healthy People 2030 Core Objective

Healthy People 2030

Each year core, developmental, and/or research objectives may be proposed for inclusion in Healthy People 2030. This helps ensure that the initiative remains relevant and reflects current public health priorities throughout the decade. Most recently, ODPHP has recategorized an important research objective to core status: Increase the proportion of the voting-age citizens who vote — SDOH‑07.

July National Health Observances: HIV Stigma and Hepatitis Awareness

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the United States. In July we are raising awareness about HIV stigma and viral hepatitis. Below you’ll find links to resources that will help you promote these NHOs. Join us in advocating for better health nationwide! Zero HIV Stigma Day As a collaborative effort, the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) and NAZ are celebrating Zero HIV Stigma Day on July 21 to globally raise awareness about HIV stigma and help people learn about ways to stop it...