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National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week 2024 runs from April 1-7. This year’s theme is “Protecting, Connecting and Thriving: We Are All Public Health.” Defense Health Agency Public Health developed this toolkit to highlight the importance of public health to the health and wellness of our service members, their families, and our communities.  

Each day during Public Health Week, we’ll recognizing a topic identified by the American Public Health Association: 

  • Civic Engagement (Monday)
  • Healthy Neighborhoods (Tuesday)
  • Climate Change (Wednesday)
  • New Tools and Innovations (Thursday)
  • Reproductive and Sexual Health (Friday)
  • Emergency Preparedness (Saturday)
  • Future of Public Health (Sunday)
 

Key Messages

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Message for Communicators

Graphics and Social Media Messages

Consider sharing the resources below through your communication channels to join us in recognizing this important observance! 

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National Public Health Week: Introduction 

Post: Before the start of National Public Health Week, Thursday, March 29

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National Public Health Week: Civic Engagement 

Post: Monday, April 1

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National Public Health Week: Civic Engagement 

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National Public Health Week: Civic Engagement 

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National Public Health Week: Climate Change 

Post: Wednesday, April 3

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National Public Health Week: Climate Change 

Post: Wednesday, April 3

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National Public Health Week: Climate Change 

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National Public Health Week: Healthy Neighborhoods

Post: Tuesday, April 2

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National Public Health Week: Healthy Neighborhoods

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National Public Health Week: Healthy Neighborhoods

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National Public Health Week: New Tools and Innovations 

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National Public Health Week: New Tools and Innovations 

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National Public Health Week: Reproductive and Sexual Health 

Post: Friday, April 5

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National Public Health Week: Reproductive and Sexual Health 

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National Public Health Week: Reproductive and Sexual Health 

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: New Tools and Innovations

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#DefensePublicHealth tackles global public health challenges head-on with cutting-edge tools, state-of-the-art equipment, and experts at our new @DeptofDefense premier Public Health Laboratory. This includes new anechoic chambers, lasers, meters and sensors supporting nonionizing radiation protection. Let’s seize these tools, leverage their power, ...

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: New Tools and Innovations (Civilian)

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#DefensePublicHealth tackles global public health challenges head-on with cutting-edge tools, state-of-the-art equipment, and experts at our new @DeptofDefense premier Public Health Laboratory. This includes new anechoic chambers, lasers, meters and sensors supporting nonionizing radiation protection. Let’s seize these tools, leverage their power, ...

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: Reproductive and Sexual Health

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@DeptofDefense is committed to improving access to reproductive health services. Military hospitals and clinics offer walk-in contraceptive services for eligible personnel: https://tricare.mil/WalkinContraceptiveServices. #nphw #nationalpublichealthweek #reproductivehealth #sexualhealth #defensepublichealth

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: Climate Change

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Climate change affects our health in numerous ways, from extreme weather events and injury to the spread of infectious disease. #DefensePublicHealth actively monitors cold and heat injury reports worldwide. Our mission is to prevent injury, illness, and loss of life due to extreme weather conditions. Stay informed, and stay safe! https://ph.health ...

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: Civic Engagement (Marines)

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It’s #nationalpublichealthweek! Join #DefensePublicHealth in encouraging civic duty. Active duty military and civilian employees, exercise your right to vote! @DeptofDefense provides voting assistance through the Federal Voting Assistance Program. Let’s make our voices heard! #nphw #civilvengagement #publichealth

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: Civic Engagement (Civilians)

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It’s #nationalpublichealthweek! Join #DefensePublicHealth in encouraging civic duty. Active duty military and civilian employees, exercise your right to vote! @DeptofDefense provides voting assistance through the Federal Voting Assistance Program. Let’s make our voices heard! #nphw #civilvengagement #publichealth

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: Healthy Neighborhoods

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Where we live, work, and play significantly impacts our health. #DefensePublicHealth, together with the @NatlParkService, champions healthy communities through the power of nature. Immerse in breathtaking landscapes, boost your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, and connect with loved ones on unforgettable adventures. Find your local park: ...

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: Healthy Neighborhoods (Civilians)

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Where we live, work, and play significantly impacts our health. #DefensePublicHealth, together with the @NatlParkService, champions healthy communities through the power of nature. Immerse in breathtaking landscapes, boost your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, and connect with loved ones on unforgettable adventures. Find your local park: ...

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: Climate Change (Civilian)

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Climate change affects our health in numerous ways, from extreme weather events and injury to the spread of infectious disease. #DefensePublicHealth actively monitors cold and heat injury reports worldwide. Our mission is to prevent injury, illness, and loss of life due to extreme weather conditions. Stay informed, and stay safe! https://ph.health ...

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: Climate Change (Army)

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Climate change affects our health in numerous ways, from extreme weather events and injury to the spread of infectious disease. #DefensePublicHealth actively monitors cold and heat injury reports worldwide. Our mission is to prevent injury, illness, and loss of life due to extreme weather conditions. Stay informed, and stay safe! https://ph.health ...

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Mar 11, 2024

National Public Health Week: Healthy Neighborhoods (Marines)

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Where we live, work, and play significantly impacts our health. #DefensePublicHealth, together with the @NatlParkService, champions healthy communities through the power of nature. Immerse in breathtaking landscapes, boost your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, and connect with loved ones on unforgettable adventures. Find your local park: ...

Last Updated: March 25, 2024
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