August 2020

How Laws and Policies Can Help Families Overcome Barriers to Breastfeeding

A new report from the Healthy People Law and Health Policy project — The Role of Law and Policy in Assisting Families to Reach Healthy People’s Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Breastfeeding Goals in the United States — identifies progress and priority areas for meeting Healthy People 2020 objectives related to breastfeeding...

Cabarrus County Gets Walking for Their Move Your Way Campaign Kickoff

In 2020, ODPHP is working with 8 pilot communities to implement the Move Your Way campaign on the local level, using the Move Your Way Community Playbook. This installment highlights a successful virtual launch event that took place on April 25, 2020 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.

Suicide Prevention Efforts in Colorado: Using Policy to Address Social Determinants of Health

Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. Resources from the Healthy People 2020 Law and Health Policy Project provide evidence-based information and identify priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People objectives.