National Minority Health Month
National Minority Health Month is led by the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and provides an opportunity to increase awareness of health disparities amongst minority populations. The theme for 2019’s campaign, “Active & Healthy,” encourages individuals, especially racial and ethnic minorities to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives.
Physical activity is key to improving the health of the nation. The second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans give the following recommendations:
The OMH Active & Healthy Challenge is designed to promote the newly released Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and the Move Your Way Campaign from the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Visit the links above for more information and resources that provide guidance on how to increase physical activity in a way that fits your lifestyle.