May 2021

South Bronx United: Connecting With Kids on and off the Field During COVID-19

ODPHP recognizes National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champions for their commitment to supporting safe, fun, inclusive, developmentally appropriate, and accessible youth sports opportunities. This blog post is part of a series highlighting NYSS Champions that have found new and creative ways to engage their communities in physical activity and sports during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Save the Date: Virtual Healthy Aging Symposium to Take Place September 8-9, 2021

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and Trust for America’s Health are excited to co-sponsor an upcoming Healthy Aging Symposium. This FREE 2-day virtual event will take place in observance of Healthy Aging Month on September 8 and 9.

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

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that support our mission to improve health across the United States. In June, we’re raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and brain health, safety, sickle cell disease, and HIV testing. To make it easy for you to join the conversation, we’ve pulled together some resources that you can use to spread the word...

Promoting Physical Activity During and After Pregnancy: Implementing the Move Your Way® Campaign with a Focus on Maternal Health

Each May, HHS celebrates National Women’s Health Week — a weeklong health observance led by the Office on Women’s Health (OWH). This week serves as a reminder for women and girls to make their health a priority and take care of themselves throughout their lives. In collaboration with OWH, ODPHP recently expanded the Move Your Way® campaign to include resources about physical activity during and after pregnancy...