The U.s. Department of Health and Human Services has released Healthy People 2020, the nation's new 10-year goals and objectives for health promotion and disease prevention. The healthy People 2020 Website is ww.healthypeople.gov. The attached Healthy People 2020 brochure provides a brief overview. The following resources will be useful for guidance in planning, implementing, and evaluating ongoing public health programs.
The healthy People 2020 Vision, Mission, Overarching Goals, and Foundation Measures can be viewed at www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/default.aspx.
The healthy People 2020 topics and objectives can be viewed at www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/default.aspx. Click on the desired topic area to view the topic Overview, Objectives, and Interventions & Resources. Thirteen new topics have been added to Healthy People 2020.
For more information on How to Use the Healthy People 2020 Website, visit www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/howtouse.aspx
The Healthy People 2020 HHS News Release can be viewed at www.hhs.gov/news/press/2010pres/12/20101202a.html
Healthy People 2020 questions can be addressed at www.healthypeople.gov/2020/contact.aspx .