Resources to Implement Active People, Healthy Nation℠

Active People, Healthy NationSM is a national initiative to help 27 million Americans become more physically active by 2027. The resources on this page are intended to help you promote physical activity and move audiences to integrate more activity into their lives and communities.

Design Element
Active People, Healthy Nation. Creating an Active America, Together.

The Active People, Healthy NationSM design element is available in English and Spanish for download and use on your physical activity-related materials. View the usage guidelines page to learn the requirements for using the Active People, Healthy NationSM name and design and download the design elements.
Design Element Usage Guidelines

What Partners Are Saying
Examples of social media

Badges

Copy and paste the code in the accordion below to embed badges in websites, social networking sites, and blogs.

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, AA family walking

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, Hispanic family biking

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, Hispanic mother and daughter walking

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, AA father and son playing

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, AA Hispanic dog walking

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, AA girl on slide

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, AA Mom and Grandmother

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, AA Mom and Child

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, kids walking

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, Latino family at the park

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, Latino Mother and Grandmother

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, Latino family playing soccer

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, Latino family walking

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, 2 Latino women running

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, 2 Youths on bikes

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, White boy swimming

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, AA girl swimming

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, White woman swimming

 

Active People Healthy Nation 27 million more active people by 2027, White man swimming

Print and Digital Advertisements

Campaign advertisements featuring the Active People, Healthy NationSM design element are available from the State and Community Health Media Center (Media Center). The Media Center also offers Move Your Way materials, the promotional campaign for the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americansexternal icon. The Media Center is a collection of free and low-cost, audience-tested advertising and support materials focused on physical activity, nutrition, and obesity.

Fact Sheets and Presentations

About Active People, Healthy Nation fact sheet

About Active People, Healthy NationSM pdf icon[PDF-633KB]

Learn more about Active People and the strategies that can increase physical activity in communities.

Strategies Signpost Graphic [JPG-56KB]
Strategies Signpost Graphic (with strategy descriptions) [JPG-91KB]

Active People, Healthy Nation Role of Public Health fact sheet

Active People, Healthy NationSM—Role of Public Health pdf icon[PDF-2.13MB]

Learn about the five Active People, Healthy NationSM action steps to help 27 million Americans become more physically active. Includes community examples.

Active People, Healthy Nation At-a-Glance fact sheet

Active People, Healthy NationSM—At-a-Glance pdf icon[PDF-1.38MB]

Inadequate physical activity affects our nation’s health and economy. Read about the health, economic, safety, and community benefits increased physical activity can offer.

Active People, Healthy Nation Creating an Active America, Together

Creating an Active America, Together ppt icon[PPT-7.2MB]

PDF version pdf icon[PDF-2.5MB]
Use this presentation to share Active People, Healthy NationSM with your community. Adapt the slides to discuss specific strategies and activities that support physical activity at the state and local level.

Social Media

Check the accordion below for a full list of sample social media posts for Active People, Healthy NationSM or use one of the examples below. Please use #ActivePeople in your own social media when posting about Active People.

Sample Twitter Post | Everyone should have safe and accessible places for physical activity. Learn how Active People, Healthy NationSM is promoting physical activity across America. https://bit.ly/2zxiYY0external icon #ActivePeople

Sample Facebook Post | Active People, Healthy NationSM will help 27 million Americans become more physically active by 2027. Increased physical activity can help improve health, and quality of life, and reduce healthcare costs. https://bit.ly/2ImcCksexternal icon #ActivePeople

#ActivePeople Twitter Posts
Learn why helping 27 million Americans be more physically active by 2027 is important. Find out here: https://bit.ly/2ueTcUZexternal icon #ActivePeople

Everyone should have safe and accessible places for physical activity. Learn how CDC’s Active People, Healthy NationSM is promoting physical activity across America. https://bit.ly/2zxiYY0external icon #ActivePeople

Active People, Healthy NationSM supports access to activity-friendly routes to everyday destinations. Learn why access to places for physical activity is essential. https://bit.ly/2SGHRYlexternal icon #ActivePeople


#ActivePeople Facebook Posts
Active People, Healthy NationSM will help 27 million Americans become more physically active by 2027. Increased physical activity can help improve health and quality of life and can reduce healthcare costs. https://bit.ly/2ImcCksexternal icon #ActivePeople

Having safe and accessible places for physical activity is an important step to increasing physical activity across the country. Learn more about the benefits of physical activity. https://bit.ly/2SGHRYlexternal icon #ActivePeople

Only 39% of the U.S. population lives within a half mile of a park. Learn how CDC’s Active People, Healthy NationSM initiative is promoting safe and accessible places for physical activity. https://bit.ly/2ImcCksexternal icon #ActivePeople


Immediate Benefits of Physical Activity Posts
Did you know? Physical activity can immediately help you sleep better, improve your memory, and reduce your anxiety. #GetActive and learn more: https://bit.ly/2uSaKpUexternal icon #ActivePeople

Want to sleep better, improve your memory, and have less anxiety? Get immediate benefits with physical activity. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2uSaKpUexternal icon #ActivePeople


Physical Activity Twitter Posts
How do you add physical activity to your life? How do you stick with it? We’ve got ideas: https://bit.ly/2ahfH2Jexternal icon #ActivePeople

Use these suggestions to learn how you can start adding physical activity into your life. https://bit.ly/2J5WnHdexternal icon #ActivePeople

Motivating yourself to become more physically active can be hard. Check out these ideas for overcoming obstacles to physical activity. https://bit.ly/2ahfH2Jexternal icon #ActivePeople

Only 1 in 4 American adults gets the recommended amount of physical activity. Learn how to get started and get #ActivePeople! https://bit.ly/2ahfH2Jexternal icon

Find out how much physical activity your kids should get and why. https://go.usa.gov/xnXPrexternal icon #ActivePeople

Learn how regular physical activity can help improve your physical health, mental health, and mood. http://bit.ly/2EmmJzmexternal icon #ActivePeople

Find out how much physical activity you need to help improve your overall health and fitness. http://bit.ly/2twSRiSexternal icon #ActivePeople

Step it up outdoors! Walking is an easy way to be more active, and parks are a great place to start. https://bit.ly/1pfwsPhexternal icon #ActivePeople

Find out how much physical activity you and your family need to help improve your overall health and fitness. http://bit.ly/2twSRiSexternal icon #ActivePeople


Physical Activity Facebook Posts
Walking is a great way to meet your physical activity goals… and it doesn’t require a gym membership! https://bit.ly/1pfwsPhexternal icon #ActivePeople

How do you add physical activity to your life and stick with it? More ideas https://go.usa.gov/xnXPrexternal icon #ActivePeople

Only 1 in 4 American adults gets the recommended amount of physical activity. Learn how to get started and get #ActivePeople! https://go.usa.gov/xnUGVexternal icon

Wondering how to add physical activity to your life? See these tips for ideas. Stay in the game by picking activities that are enjoyable and match your abilities. https://bit.ly/2ahfH2Jexternal icon #ActivePeople

Weekend plans? How about a walk in the park with your family? It’s a great way to get the physical activity you need to help improve your overall health. Find a park here: https://bit.ly/1pfwsPhexternal icon #ActivePeople

Facebook Frames

Add an #ActivePeople frame to your Facebook profile picture by visiting the CDC Eat Well Be Active Facebook account. Use the links below to add the frame to your profile.

Facebook Frame

Animated .GIF of Active People Design Element

To download a .GIF version of the Active People design element, visit the Usage Guidelines page.

Contact Us

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