National Public Health Week
The first week of April has been declared National Public Health Week (NPHW) since 1995. It is a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving the public's health.
State of Public Health
State of Public Health in Minnesota (PDF: 2MB/59 pages)
Presentation by Commissioner Ehlinger on Advancing Health Equity: Policy and Program Strategies to Address Social Determinants of Health
2015 Daily Themes
Monday, April 6: Raising the Grade
Where Minnesota is at in measures and rankings and what we need to do to raise the grade.
Tuesday, April 7: Starting from Zip
The connection between geography and health. How health is determined by where we live, work and play.
Wednesday, April 8: Building Momentum
Policy and system changes that are building momentum to improve public health in the short and long term.
Thursday, April 9: Building Broader Connections
Celebrating our partners. Highlighting projects with extensive partnerships, such as the State Innovation Model Grant, ebola, work with Tribes and others.
Friday, April 10: Building on 20 Years of Success
Highlighting what MDH does to serve and protect. Stats and stories about what we do.