by Sheila Snow-Croft, Public Health Coordinator
This week is National Public Health Week (NPHW), organized annually by the American Public Health Association, in an effort to spotlight issues important to the public’s health. This year’s theme is “A Healthier America: One Community at a Time.” For overall information see http://www.nphw.org. Books and resources, a planner’s guide and toolkit, media outreach materials, legislative information, downloadable logos and many other resources are available. For events across the country, see the calendar at http://www.nphw.org/events/calendar.
Each day of the week will focus on a different aspect of the overall theme:
Also, Friday is also National Public Health Student Day.
Here are just a few of the activities SE/A Network members are doing to spotlight National Public Health Week. Feel free to add your own institution’s activities in the comments section of this blogpost. Together, one community at a time, we can make a Healthier America!