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Healthy People 2020. Stay Connected.

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Healthy People 2020. Stay Connected.

Stay Connected with Healthy People

Healthy People 2020. Stay Connected.The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) regularly updates this page with information on upcoming Webinars and public meetings, tools, and new media resources.

Sign up for e-mail, follow us on Twitter, connect on LinkedIn, or join the Consortium and stay up-to-date with the latest Healthy People information and events.

Explore this section to find out how to get involved and show your support for Healthy People 2020.

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Sign up for email updates  to make sure you receive the most up-to-date Healthy People information.

Connect Online

Subscribe to the Healthy People E-mail Updates
Get the latest information on Healthy People 2020. Sign up for the Monthly Bulletin, or our periodic News You Can Use, which features new tools, events, and resources to help you implement Healthy People.

Join the Healthy People Consortium
The Consortium is a diverse, motivated group of agencies and organizations committed to achieving Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives.

Follow us on Twitter
Stay current with the latest Healthy People information by following us @GoHealthyPeople on Twitter.

View the Latest Healthy People Videos on YouTube
See how Healthy People is making a difference, learn more about the determinants of health, and watch recorded events.

Find the Healthy People Coordinator in Your State
The State Healthy People Coordinators make Healthy People happen every single day across the United States. For information or to get involved with Healthy People efforts in your State or Territory, e-mail your Healthy People State Coordinator.

> Healthy People 2020. Webinars & Events.

Healthy People 2020. Webinars & Events.We periodically host webinars and events about the implementation and progress of Healthy People 2020. Register for email updates and be the first to know about upcoming webinars and events.

National Health Promotion Summit: Call for Abstracts!

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is requesting innovative disease prevention and health promotion programs for presentation at the 2012 National Health Promotion Summit: Prevention. Promotion. Progress., April 10-11, 2012, in Washington, D.C.

Abstracts must be received no later than midnight central time on November 9, 2011, to be considered. Learn more.

Visit our Healthy People Webinars & Events Archive to watch webinar recordings, download agendas, and view presentations.

Webinars & Events Archive

Select a webinar or event from the list below to watch webinar recordings, download agendas, and view presentations.

National Release of the Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators

The release of the Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators was held at the APHA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, on Monday, October 31, 2011.

Health in the US—A review of the First Decade of the 21st Century: October 6

The release of the Healthy People 2010 Final Review was held on October 6, 2011. The recorded event and transcript will be posted to this page soon.

Healthcare-Associated Infections Webinar: August 16

The first Healthy People 2020 webinar was held on August 16th. It examined how Healthcare-Associated Infections are being addressed at a variety of levels throughout the U.S. The recorded event and transcript will be posted to this page soon.


Introduction at the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Dr. Steven Knapp, President of The George Washington University, and Dr. Josef Reum, Senior Associate Dean of the School of Public Health and Health Services at The George Washington University, introduce the topic and panelists for the Healthy People 2020 launch seminar.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.


Dr. Howard Koh Presents at Healthy People 2020 Launch
Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, discusses the Healthy People 2020 initiative and how it hopes to improve the health of all Americans in the next decade.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.


Todd Park Announces myHealthyPeople Challenge
Todd Park challenged developers, public health professionals, and other end-users to collaborate on the design and development of a customizable Healthy People 2020 application. His announcement was part of the official Healthy People 2020 launch on December 2nd at The George Washington University.


Dr. Jonathan Fielding Presents at the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Dr. Jonathan Fielding, Director of the L.A. County Department of Public Health, talks about the planning and development that went into the Healthy People 2020 initiative.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.


Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika Presents at Healthy People 2020 Launch
Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika, Associate Dean at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, discusses how Healthy People 2020 promotes social and physical environments that promote good health.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.


First Half of Q&A Session at Healthy People 2020 Launch
Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika, Associate Dean at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, and Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services answer questions about Healthy People 2020.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.


Second Half of Q&A Session at Healthy People 2020 Launch
Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary of Health, and Dr. Josef Reum, Senior Associate Dean at The George Washington University, answer questions about Healthy People 2020.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.


Unveiling of Healthy People 2020 Website
RADM Penelope Slade-Sawyer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, provides a demonstration of the healthypeople.gov website and describes its content and features.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.


Panel Introduction at Healthy People 2020 Launch
RADM Penelope Slade-Sawyer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, introduces the panel for a discussion on the Healthy People 2020 initiative.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.


Healthy People Panel Discussion – Part 1 of 2
Dr. Jeffrey Engel, State Director of Health in North Carolina, Dr. Richard Riegelman, Founder of the George Washington University School of Public Health, and Rita Scardaci, Director of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services discuss how they use the Healthy People 2020 initiative.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.


Healthy People Panel Discussion – Part 2 of 2
Cathy Baase, Director of Health Services at Dow Chemicals, Dr. Jeffrey Engel, State Director of Health in North Carolina, Dr. Richard Riegelman, Founder of the George Washington University School of Public Health, and Rita Scardaci, Director of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services discuss the Healthy People 2020 initiative. The discussion is led by RADM Penelope Slade-Sawyer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.


Q&A with Panel at Healthy People 2020 Launch
Cathy Baase, Director of Health Services at Dow Chemicals, Dr. Jeffrey Engel, State Director of Health in North Carolina, Dr. Richard Riegelman, Founder of the George Washington University School of Public Health, and Rita Scardaci, Director of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services answer questions about the Healthy People 2020 initiative.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.

> Healthy People 2020. Tools for Public Health Professionals.

Healthy People Tools and Resources for Program Planning
These tools and resources from Healthy People walk you through the MAP-IT program planning framework. Whether you are a seasoned public health professional or new to the field, the MAP-IT framework will help you create your own path to a healthy community and a healthier Nation. Download a printer-friendly version of the Healthy People 2020 Program Planning Tools [PDF – 551 KB]

Find the Healthy People Coordinator in Your State
The State Healthy People Coordinators make Healthy People happen every single day across the United States. For information or to get involved with Healthy People efforts in your State or Territory, contact your Healthy People State Coordinator.

HHS Prevention Strategies
Find out how Healthy People is supporting prevention efforts across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to create a healthier Nation.

National Health Observance Toolkits
healthfinder.gov features 1 health observance each month in its National Health Observances Toolkit. The toolkit is full of information and ideas to engage the public in health promotion activities. Examples include World AIDS Day or the Great American Smokeout.

Health Literacy Online: A Guide to Writing and Designing Easy-To-Use Health Web Sites
The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) has written a research-based how-to guide for creating health Web sites and Web content for the millions of Americans with limited literacy skills and limited experience using the Web.

Get the Quick Guide to Healthy Living for your Web site.
Add content from the award-winning Quick Guide to Healthy Living to your Web Site. The Quick Guide is a plain language resource with information on more than 70 prevention and wellness topics. healthfinder.gov Content Syndication is a free service of the National Health Information Center. Content is simple to add or delete; you choose which topics you want to display. The content does not require maintenance and can be customized to match your Web site’s look and feel.

Be Active Your Way Blog
Join other health professionals committed to implementing the recommendations in the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

healthfinder.gov Monthly Spotlight e-Newsletter
This e-newsletter delivers up-to-date prevention and wellness information, quick tips for healthy living, online tools and resources, and more.

Find Published Literature Related to Healthy People 2020 Objectives
This site searches PubMed for published literature related to specific Healthy People 2020 topic areas and objectives.

New Tools

APHA’s Guidance Document to the Navigation and Use of the Healthy People 2020 Website [PDF – 196 KB]

The Health Communication Working Group of the APHA Public Health Education and Health Promotion section developed this resource to assist public health professionals become better acquainted with Healthy People 2020.

> Healthy People 2020. Web Badges.

Show your support for Healthy People

Proudly display your support for a healthier future. Follow the instructions below to add one of the Healthy People Web badges to your Web site or blog.

  1. Copy the HTML code of the badge you want to add.
  2. Paste the code into the HTML of your Web page.

Get Healthy People 2020 program planning tools: MAP-IT - Healthy People 2020


Get Healthy People 2020 program planning tools: MAP-IT - Healthy People 2020

I Believe in a Healthier Nation for All Americans - Healthy People 2020

We Support a Healthier Future - Healthy People 2020

I Believe in a Healthier Nation for All Americans - Healthy People 2020

We Support a Healthier Future - Healthy People 2020

* The above information is adapted from materials provided by USA Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
** More information at USA Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

 

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