Due to the partial government shutdown, The National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) has postponed its second meeting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET. The rescheduled meeting date will be announced soon, pending publication in the Federal Register.

ODPHP hosted the first NCCC in-person public meeting in October 2018.…

Cervical Health Awareness Month in January is a chance to share information about how women can protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer. HPV is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity, and it causes almost all cases of cervical cancer.

The good news? The HPV vaccine (shots) can prevent HPV, and regular screening tests and follow-up care can help prevent cervical cancer.…

Due to the partial government shutdown, the Secretary’s Advisory Committee’s January 30th meeting from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET is cancelled.

The Committee is responsible for making recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding the development and implementation of Healthy People 2030.…

The National Physical Activity Plan Alliance hosted an informational webinar about the updated Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans on November 13th, 2018.

Katrina Piercy, PhD, RD, ACSM-CEP and Frances Bevington, MA from the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion presented about the updated key guidelines, what’s new, and information about the new Move Your Way campaign.…