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National Public Health Week 2019 is fast approaching! Join us for a week of inspiring events, conversations and celebrations nationwide. Don't miss: 

  • The Billion Steps Challenge, going on right now! It's not too late to start a team or join one. The Challenge continues until April 7. Share your progress using #APHABillionSteps.
  • Our annual Twitter chat, a conversation with public health leaders from around the country. Mark your calendar for April 3, and don't forget to RSVP.
  • Our kickoff partner webinars will help community leaders get involved early and plan events in their own backyards.
  • The NPHW Forum on April 1 featuring grassroots organizers from across the country. You can register to attend in person or watch the event via webcast.

Our fact sheets are available year-round on the NPHW website so we can keep the momentum and learning going. Learn more about this year's daily themes and how you can be part of the movement for science, action and health.

Why do we celebrate National Public Health Week? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin explains that perfectly in his NPHW 2019 Welcome Letter.

Need help promoting or planning your NPHW events? Check out our Tools & Tips page for links to lots of helpful resources.

And don't forget to add your events to our NPHW calendar. Let everyone know how you're celebrating this year!

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