Healthy People 2020 Objectives: Now Available for Viewing and Implementation
On December 2, 2010, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unveiled the Nation’s new 10-year goals and objectives for health promotion and disease prevention. The launch, marking the beginning of Healthy People 2020, included remarks from the HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Howard K. Koh; HHS Chief Technology Officer, Todd Park; Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and Health Officer, Dr. Jonathan Fielding; Associate Dean for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika; and many others.
For more details about the initiative and how you can get involved, visit the newly redesigned Healthy People Web site at www.healthypeople.gov.
The Web site allows users to view the new Healthy People 2020 topic
areas and objectives, tailor information to their needs, and explore
evidence-based resources for implementation.
Subscribe to the Healthy People E-mail Updates
Get the latest information about Healthy People 2020. Sign up for the Monthly e-Bulletin or the periodic News You Can Use, which features new tools, events, and resources to help you implement Healthy People.
Connect With Healthy People on LinkedIn
Find other professionals implementing Healthy People, share ideas, and network. Join the Healthy People 2020 LinkedIn group and invite your colleagues to do the same.
Follow Healthy People on Twitter
Stay current with the latest Healthy People information on Twitter; @GoHealthyPeople
Join the Healthy People Consortium
Consortium is a diverse, motivated group of agencies and organizations
that is committed to achieving the goals and objectives of Healthy People 2020.
We look forward to your participation. Now the real work begins!