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.

National Public Health Week Proclamation (PDF)

State of Minnesota's Health (PDF: 1.5MB/44 pages)

2014 Daily Themes

Monday, April 7: Be healthy from the start

From maternal health and school nutrition to emergency preparedness, public health starts at home. Let us show you around.

Tuesday, April 8: Don't panic

Disaster preparedness starts with community-wide commitment and action. We’re here to help you weather the unexpected.

Wednesday, April 9: Get out ahead

Prevention is now a nationwide priority. Let us show you where you fit in.

Thursday, April 10: Eat well

The system that keeps our nation’s food safe and healthy is complex. We can guide you through the choices.

Friday, April 11: Be the healthiest nation in one generation

Best practices for community health come from around the globe. We have a world of public health to show you.

Updated Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 01:19PM