Announcements

  • APHA celebrates Earth Day in more than one way

  • Walk to School Day

    Please use the resource packet created by Partnering for Health for Walk to School Day on October 5.

  • Learn More about Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG). Attend “TAG in Action” Session during A

    The American Public Health Association (APHA) is proud to partner with the HHS Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) in its national call to action, Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® – or TAG. Launched last year at APHA’s annual meeting, TAG is helping to spur action in communities across the country to improve adolescent health. TAG offers a strengths-based framework to promote the physical, social, emotional and behavioral health of America’s 42 million teens and outlines specific action steps and resources for six professional sectors.

    Please join OAH at APHA’s annual meeting on Monday, October 31 at 10:30 am (Session # 48181) . The session will feature outstanding examples of adolescent health promotion and ideas for how you can leverage TAG to help teens in your community.

    Speakers include:

     Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS
     Evelyn Kappeler, Director of the Office of Adolescent Health
     Dr. Seth Ammerman, Medical Director, Stanford Children’s Health and Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital, Teen Health Van
     Daniel Adams, National Trainer, Sources of Strength
     Amy Olejniczak, Program Director, Wisconsin PATCH (Providers and Teens Communicating for Health Program).

  • RWJF's Culture of Health Prize Winners Announced

    Read about the seven new prize winners and learn about the work taking place in their communities!