Healthy People

Since 1980, the Healthy People initiative has set measurable objectives to improve the health and well-being of people nationwide. At the beginning of every decade, we launch a new iteration of the initiative that addresses the latest public health priorities and challenges. 

Healthy People 2030 is the initiative’s fifth iteration.

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Registration for the Healthy People 2030 Webinar Series: Strengthening Resilience in Children and Adolescents Is Now Open

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The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is pleased to announce its next webinar: in the Healthy People 2030 Webinar Series: Strengthening Resilience in Children and Adolescents. This webinar will take place on Wednesday, June 28 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm ET. During this one-hour event, ODPHP and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics will present on the webinar’s three featured objectives, and Healthy People 2030 Champion, Adaptive Sports Ohio, will present on their efforts to increase participation in sports teams for children and adolescents with physical disabilities.

New Healthy People Infographics: Social Determinants of Health Literature Summaries

Healthy People 2030

ODPHP is pleased to share 5 new social determinants of health (SDOH) infographics. Each infographic covers 1 of the following topics: Employment Early childhood development and education Access to health services Access to foods that support healthy dietary patterns Civic participation These SDOH infographics illustrate how social determinants can influence health outcomes...

ODPHP Director RDML Paul Reed Discusses Leading Health Indicators on NACCHO’s “Podcast from Washington”

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May 5, 2023 ODPHP Director RDML Paul Reed appeared on the latest episode of National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) “Podcast from Washington” for a discussion about Healthy People 2030’s Leading Health Indicators. RDML Reed was joined by Glenda Redeemer, MSN, Chronic Disease Prevention Division Manager at Tarrant County Public Health Department (TCPH) in Fort Worth, TX who discussed how Healthy People Leading Health Indicators inform local disease prevention and health promotion efforts. TCPH is also recognized as a Healthy People Champion.