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Federal Government Releases Healthy People 2030

Originally written by Amy Gaier, Public Health Specialist, KDHE Local Public Health for the October Edition of Public Health Connections

Healthy People (HP) sets health promotion and disease prevention goals for the United States. Since 1980, HP has been updated for each decade and has been used by jurisdictions and agencies at the federal, state and local levels to develop and evaluate population-based health programs across the United States. Thanks to collaborations across these agencies and organizations, the U.S. has made significant progress in reducing major causes of death…