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Local Move Your Way Campaign Kicks Off in Streator, Illinois


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05/27/2020 09:48 AM EDT

Help spread the word about Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, National Safety Month, World Sickle Cell Day, and National HIV Testing Day in June.

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05/26/2020 02:35 PM EDT

The Committee’s Draft Report Meeting Now Scheduled for June 17, 2020 

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s draft report webcast meeting, originally scheduled for Monday, June 8, will now take place via webcast on Wednesday, June 17, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. EDT. Registration will open soon. The meeting will include updates on the Committee’s draft conclusion statements (see below), and Committee deliberations and decisions regarding their draft advisory report. Organized by life stage, the advisory report summarizes the Committee’s evidence review and provides overarching advice to the Departments based on the consideration of all of their conclusions statements.

05/21/2020 10:00 AM EDT

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 in-person community launch event that took place in early March in Streator, Illinois, before social distancing measures took effect.

05/20/2020 09:51 AM EDT

Laws and policies can help support healthier, safer, and more livable communities, reduce the negative effects of alcohol use, and support achievement of national goals proposed by Healthy People 2020.

The newest report, The Role of Law and Policy in Reducing Deaths Attributable to Alcohol to Reach Healthy People’s Substance Abuse Goals in the United States, is the fourth in a series of reports that highlight the practical application of law and policy to improve health across the nation.