August 2020

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.

Public Comment Period to HHS-USDA on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Closes Today

Submit public comments to USDA and HHS on the Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report before today, August 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm, Eastern Time. HHS and USDA will consider the Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report, along with public and agency comments, as the Departments develop the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans...

USDA and HHS Host Virtual Oral Comment Meeting on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report

On August 11, 2020 from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm, EDT, USDA and HHS will hold an online-only meeting to hear comments from the public on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Register to attend the online meeting. Click to download the agenda and view the list of commenters...

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.