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Use the Rankings During National Public Health Week, April 2-8, 2012

Publication date

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The 2012 County Health Rankings are out—just in time for National Public Health Week!

 
Now through April 8, communities throughout the country are planning activities, events and outreach to raise awareness about the importance of public health and prevention. Like the County Health Rankings, the annual initiative, organized by the American Public Health Association, aims to engage individuals and communities in a movement toward better health for everyone.
 
Whether we take small steps or large ones over the next week, the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program is a valuable resource for advancing local health by identifying what makes us sick or healthy and what we can do to create healthier places to live, learn, work and play.
 
We all have a role to play—and now is the perfect time to take action. Below are some helpful tips to help you get started: