April 3, 2017 2:12 PMCategory: Health Equity

National Public Health Week 2017

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Today is the first day of National Public Health Week (NPHW) 2017 and we hope you’re excited!  This year’s NPHW will take place from April 3-9.  We are celebrating NPHW and bringing together communities across the U.S. to recognize the contributions of public health and educate the community on important issues for improving the health of […]

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March 22, 2017 4:03 PMCategory: Health Equity

Today is World Water Day – Why Wastewater?

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March 22 is World Water Day. First designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993, World Water Day is managed by UN-Water in partnership with governments and organizations. This year’s World Water Day theme is Why Wastewater. The theme focuses on how we can improve the collection and treatment of wastewater in order to reuse it. […]

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January 19, 2017 1:33 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Walk 1 Billion Steps by National Public Health Week

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Start the New Year off by walking the talk and giving yourself the gift of improved health. Help us walk 1 billion steps by National Public Health Week from Jan. 9 – April 9, or any time in between! It’s not too late to start! Regular physical activity like walking can greatly reduce the risk of conditions such […]

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November 15, 2016 2:08 PMCategory: Health Equity

APHA Launches Campaign for National Public Health Week 2017

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With more than 11,000 public health advocates and professionals in Denver for the 2016 APHA Annual Meeting & Expo, APHA excitedly announced the launch of National Public Health Week (NPHW) 2017. Taking advantage of the attention and rapt audience, NPHW was featured in the APHA Annual Meeting Blog during the meeting. Read the story, NPHW […]

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April 12, 2016 8:26 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

National Public Health Week Recap

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National Public Health Week (NPHW) has come and gone and thanks to the support of public health advocates around the country it was another great success! This year, nearly 400 local, state, national, and federal organizations signed-up as partners to help raise awareness around the importance of public health. Just as he did in 2015, […]

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April 4, 2016 8:33 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

National Public Health Week Starts Today!

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Today marks the beginning of National Public Health Week 2016 (NPHW)! Coordinated by the American Public Health Association (APHA), NPHW is a time to educate our nation on the importance of public health and to raise awareness about the role public health plays in the well-being of our nation. To kick-off the week, President Barack Obama has […]

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March 22, 2016 2:46 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

National Public Health Week is April 4 – 10, 2016

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The value of public health is often overlooked but can’t be overstated. Public health is a multi-faceted field that works together to promote and protect the health all of people and communities. Public health efforts are believed to have added nearly 25 years to the average life expectancy of people in the United States this […]

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