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Colorado: National Public Health Week 2017

Healthiest Nation 2030: Join the Movement! Join #ColoradoSPH for #NPHW!
During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association brings communities together across the United States to celebrate National Public Health Week (NPHW) so that we can all:
  • ​Recognize the contributions of public health!
  • ​Highlight public health issues that are important to improving our nation!
In addition to campus-wide events on all three of our partner campuses (CU Anschutz, CSU and UNC), ColoradoSPH is participating in a number of local and national events and activities that are organized by our public health partners like the Colorado Public Health Association and the American Public Health Association.

Join the NPHW Community Events that we are co-sponsoring!

​​Add Your Steps to Team “ColoradoSPH”​  
Join Team “Colorado School of Public Health” for APHA’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge – sign up to track your steps and contribute to the team total through the end of NPHW!
Public Health Day at the Capitol | Monday, April 3​
Kick off National Public Health Week with a fun-filled morning at National Public Health Day at the Capitol! Breakfast and materials will be provided for those who RSVP by Wednesday, March 29. Join the Colorado Public Health Association (CPHA), Colorado Society for Public Health Education, ColoradoSPH, Colorado Environmental Health Association and the Public Health Nurses Association of Colorado (PHNAC) to learn the basics of the legislative process and how to communicate with your legislator! See details below!
Public Health Advocacy Talks (in person or online!) | Wednesday, April 5
The PHATalks – Public Health Advocacy Talks, encompass 90 minutes of short, 10 minute talks on various public health topics. Sponsored by the Colorado Public Health Association, The Colorado Health Foundation and the Colorado School of Public Health’s Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center. See details below!

Colorado Public Health Networking Event | Friday, April 7​
We are so happy to say we are once again a co-sponsor of the regional NPHW mixer on Friday, April 7. The event is free for attendees, but space is limited and an RSVP is required​. This event is open to all public health students, alumni, faculty, and staff, as well as public health professionals and partners from across Colorado. Celebrate NPHW 2017 by connecting with your public health friends and making new ones! See details below!

For more details on partner events that ColoradoSPH is co-sponsoring and other events that you can join locally or online, visit: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/PublicHealth/About/activitiesandevents/Pages/NationalPublicHealthWeek.aspx