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National Public Health Week – Healthiest Nation 2030: Changing Our Future Together

THEME: Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.

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National Public Health Week 2019 is fast approaching! Join us for a week of inspiring events, conversations and celebrations nationwide. Don't miss: 

  • The Billion Steps Challenge, going on right now! It's not too late to start a team or join one. The Challenge continues until April 7. Share your progress using #APHABillionSteps.

  • Our annual Twitter chat, a conversation with public health leaders from around the country. Mark your calendar for April 3, and don't forget to RSVP.

  • The NPHW Forum on April 1 featuring grassroots organizers from across the country. You can register to attend in person or watch the event via webcast.

  • NPHW's Student Day discussion on April 4, when public health professionals will share tips on how to break into the field. You can join us in D.C. or watch the webcast.

Our fact sheets are available year-round on the NPHW website so we can keep the momentum and learning going. Learn more about this year's daily themes and how you can be part of the movement for science, action and health.

Why do we celebrate National Public Health Week? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin explains that perfectly in his NPHW 2019 Welcome Letter.

Need help promoting or planning your NPHW events? Check out our Tools & Tips page for links to lots of helpful resources. Those include our fun Social Media 101 and Social Media 201 webinars. Check out our roundup of APHA-hosted NPHW events and let us know if you'll be joining us.

And don't forget to add your events to our NPHW calendar. Let everyone know how you're celebrating this year!

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Source: 2019 National Health Observances, National Health Information Center, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.

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