News & Events

ODPHP plays a crucial role in keeping the nation healthy. Stay up to date on our work by checking out our blog posts, news and announcements, and upcoming events.

Celebrating Active Aging

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In May we celebrate two National Health Observances, Older Americans Month and National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, both of which offer opportunities to explore the benefits of regular physical activity and their importance to healthy aging. Older adults – individuals aged 65 years and older – can reap big rewards from sitting less and moving more. 

June National Health Observances: Alzheimer’s Disease, Sickle Cell Disease, and HIV Testing

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that support our mission to improve health across the nation. This month we are raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and brain health, sickle cell disease, and HIV testing. To help you spread the word, we’ve pulled together some resources you can use to promote and advocate for better health in your community...

New Video: Get to Know the Move Your Way Campaign!

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In 2018, ODPHP created the Move Your Way® campaign to promote the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Now we’ve created the Get to Know the Move Your Way Campaign video to provide helpful information about Move Your Way and how community organizations can use it.