DNPAO News & Announcements

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Success Stories
These highlights focus on grantees’ efforts to implement strategies that encourage healthy eating, increased physical activity, and breastfeeding.

Promoting and Supporting School Salad Bars: An Action Guide for State Health Practitioners Cdc-pdf[PDF-7.7MB]

Vital Signs: Hospital Support for Breastfeeding
Hospital practices in the first hours and days after birth make the difference in whether and how long babies are breastfed.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities
This report presents five goals and supporting implementation strategies to help Americans be physically active and for the nation to better support walking and walkable communities for people of all ages and abilities.

Obesity Prevalence Maps
DNPAO recently released state-by-state obesity prevalence maps for 2014

Healthier Food Retail Action Guide
This document provides guidance for public health practitioners on how to develop, implement, and partner on initiatives and activities around food retail to improve access, availability, and affordability of healthier foods and beverages.