National Public Health Week!
April 9, 2014
From the Executive Director of the American Public Health Association: This year, NPHW 2014 will take place from April 7–13 and focus on guiding communities through the evolving public health system with the theme “Public Health: Start Here.” The public health system that keeps our communities healthy and safe is changing as technologies advance, public attitudes toward health shift and more health and safety options become available through policy changes such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Public health professionals are the guides of this system, helping our communities navigate the many choices along the way. NPHW 2014 is an opportunity for public health and clinical health professionals to engage with individuals and communities to lead them through the changing world of public health. We hope that as you plan local events and activities as part of NPHW 2014 you’ll help raise awareness of the critical role that public health and prevention play in keeping communities healthy. Find ways you can take action!