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NCP Highlights Report

This annual publication summarizes the activities of the VHA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

The 2021 NCP Highlights are now available.

Previous Editions: 2020 | 2019

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Be Physically Active

 

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Being physically active is an important step that you can take to improve your health. Any physical activity can improve health-related fitness. Learn more

All Monthly Prevention Topics include patient handouts to download and useful websites. Many of the topics correlate with the National Health Observances. You can have the handouts available in waiting rooms, health fairs and other educational forums.

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Being physically active is an important step that you can take to improve your health. Any physical activity can improve health-related fitness.
  • May 2022:
    You can play an active role by working with your health care team to improve your health. Learn more
  • May 2022: Be Physically Active 
  • June 2022: Sleep Well 
  • July 2022: Be Involved in Your Health Care: Ask About Low Blood Sugars  
  • August 2022: Get Recommended Vaccines and Screening Tests: Focus on Vaccinations 
  • September 2022: Be Safe: STIs  
  • October 2022: Get Recommended Vaccines and Screening Tests: Focus on Cancer Early Detection  
  • November 2022: Be Tobacco Free  
  • December 2022: Manage Stress  

  • January 2023: Limit Alcohol
  • February 2023: Strive for a Healthy Weight
  • March 2023: Eat Wisely
  • April 2023: Be Involved in Your Health Care
  • May 2023: Be Physically Active
  • June 2023: Sleep Well
  • July 2023: Be Involved in Your Health Care: Manage Blood Sugars
  • August 2023: Get Recommended Vaccines and Screening Tests: Focus on Vaccinations
  • September 2023: Be Safe: Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • October 2023: Get Recommended Vaccines and Screening Tests: Focus on Breast Cancer Screening
  • November 2023: Be Tobacco Free
  • December 2023: Manage Stress

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