The School of Public Health and Health Professions Celebrates National Public Health Week

The first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week.

The School of Public Health and Health Professions celebrates National Public Health Week this April 6 to 12 with a full schedule of activities and events, from brown bag discussions and film screenings to symposia and trainings. Join us for any of the week’s happenings to learn about public health issues and about how to keep yourself and others healthy. Everything's listed in the calendar, below.

National Public Health Week logo.

The American Public Health Association features a different area of public-health focus each day of National Public Health Week:

  • Monday: Mental Health—advocate for and promote emotional well-being
  • Tuesday: Maternal and Child Health—ensure the health of mothers and babies throughout the lifespan
  • Wednesday: Violence Prevention—reduce personal and community violence to improve health
  • Thursday: Environmental Health—help protect and maintain a healthy planet
  • Friday: Education—advocate for quality education and schools
  • Saturday: Healthy Housing—ensure access to affordable and safe housing
  • Sunday: Economics—advocate for economic empowerment as the key to a healthy life

NPHW Events

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