2020 National Minority Health Month

Health and Wellness

Active & Healthy

Each April, the Office of Minority Health (OMH) partners with federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial groups by asking for a renewed commitment to raise awareness of the health disparities that affect racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. For the second year in a row, OMH has teamed up with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) Move Your Way campaign to emphasize the health advantages of an active lifestyle.

Among the resources you can use with your WIC participants to educate on and promote physical activity and help them add or increase the physical activity in their lives is the National Minority Health Month Toolkit that provides resources in English and Spanish, as well as Move Your Way campaign resources (many of which are also available in Spanish):

WIC agencies can also download, or order for free, Healthy Tips for Active Play (in English and Spanish), and download ChooseMyPlate resources, such as:


In addition to promotional material, OMH offers:

On the CDC’s Minority Health page, you’ll find:

National Minority Health Month 2020
Developed by: HHS, CDC, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
HHS, Office of Minority Health
USDA, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion