February 2021

Promoting Physical Activity During the Winter Season and COVID-19 Pandemic

Two people are dancing inside.

Although Americans may be facing barriers to getting active due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recommended social distancing measures, the winter season can present unique opportunities to discover new ways to move that are fun for people of all ages. Even while wearing a mask and following social distancing guidelines, people may find they enjoy bundling up for activities like ice skating, sledding, or walking outside...

Join Us at CDC’s Webinar on Healthy People 2030 Target-Setting!

February 26, 2021 | 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EST | Register Now

This Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host a webinar on Healthy People 2030 target-setting. Healthy People 2030 addresses public health priorities by setting national health objectives and targets and tracking progress throughout the decade. Communities, states, and organizations across the nation use Healthy People objectives to set their own priorities...

Healthy People 2030 LHI Webinar with ODPHP and NACCHO

This event has already taken place, but you can view the webinar recording by clicking here. Join us on February 25th from 12:00-1:00 PM EST for a discussion of Healthy People 2030, the newly released Leading Health Indicators (LHIs), and the importance of implementing Healthy People 2030 at the local level! Sponsored by ODPHP and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), this webinar will also share previous Healthy People implementation successes and feature contributions from: RDML Paul Reed, MD, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U...

CARTEEH and Healthy People: Addressing Transportation’s Impact on Health

Healthy People in Action.

At the Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy, and Health (CARTEEH), cross-sector collaboration is key. CARTEEH’s work focuses on how transportation infrastructure and emissions affect human health — bringing transportation and health professionals together to tackle high-priority projects.