Past Events

Planning is underway for the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans to be released in 2018. The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is seeking nominations for the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee. Details about qualifications and requirements for nominations are available through the Federal Register Notice.
Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance for a webinar highlighting evidence-based resources and strategies focused on diabetes self-management education. Diabetes affects an estimated 29.1 million people in the United States. Diabetes self-management education is a proven strategy for reducing complications and improving quality of life for people with diabetes.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:00 pm ET | Register now

Good nutrition, regular physical activity, and a healthy body weight are essential parts of a person’s overall health and well-being.

Join us on Thursday, November 19 to learn more about the King County, WA Communities Putting Prevention to Work Initiative, which focuses on implementing policy, systems, environment, and infrastructure changes to address obesity by promoting healthy eating and active living (HEAL).…

Public comment period closes on November 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. ET

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is soliciting written comments on proposed new objectives to be added to Healthy People 2020 since the last public comment period in fall 2014. During this round of public comment, we would like your input on proposed new objectives in the following topic areas:

Proposed Family Planning Objectives Proposed Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Objectives Proposed Preparedness Objectives Proposed Social Determinants of Health Objectives

These proposed objectives were developed by topic area workgroups, which are led by various agencies within the federal government.…

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm (EST)

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Join us for the first in a three-part webinar series about the Healthy People 2020 Law and Health Policy Project. The free series is hosted by the ABA Health Law Section’s Public Health and Policy Interest Group, CDC’s Public Health Law Program, and HHS’s Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.…

Date: Monday, September 21, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET

Join us as we discuss how eHealth tools can increase the use of clinical preventive services during part 2 of a free webinar series in September. Topics will include myhealthfinder, a user-friendly tool that gives consumers personalized recommendations for preventive services; information about HealthMap Vaccine Finder, a personalized vaccine recommendation tool that allows consumers to easily find nearby providers of recommended adult vaccinations and MyIR, an immunization record patient portal that allows consumers and providers access to health records and related information.…

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:00 pm ET

Join us on to learn more about evidence-based maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting and how this can improve birth outcomes and impact infant mortality.

Despite major advances in medical care, challenges in maternal, infant, and child health still exist in the United States.…

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

Join us as we discuss how eHealth tools can increase the use of clinical preventive services as part of a free 2-part webinar series in September. Topics will include myhealthfinder, a user-friendly tool that gives consumers personalized recommendations for preventive services; information about how HHS and CVS Health worked together to syndicate myhealthfinder content to engage consumers in preventive care decisions; and information about MyPreventiveCare, a patient portal that helps increase the use of clinical preventive services.…