Health and Wellness
2020 National Women's Health Week
Share your activities by using #NWHW and #FindYourHealth
Looking for ways to help your WIC moms make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life? Check out our National Physical Fitness Month page as well as the Office on Women’s Health site (also available in Spanish) where you can find a variety of resources for National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) (May 10 - 16, 2020), such as:
- A toolkit with social media and promotional tools that includes sample messages, ideas to celebrate NWHW, and a NWHW logo and web banner.
- A downloadable NWHW Fact Sheet (find the link on the left-hand panel) offering advice on the steps women can take to improve their health and how to promote and participate in the observance events
- An interactive Are you ready to find your health? Questionnaire to help women personalize their health-related goals
- An extensive list of free, downloadable resources covering topics such as:
CDC’s Women’s Health page also offers resources to promote women's health, such as:
- Podcasts on topics such as Gestational Diabetes (also available in Spanish), Oral Health and Women and more
- A Maternal Vaccines page with infographics, a video and a downloadable fact sheet (scroll down and find the link on the left-hand panel)
- Health Matters for Women, a free, monthly e-newsletter
- A list of the CDC’s Women’s Health Programs and Initiatives
- Women’s Health CEUs
American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) women can register for the Women’s Health LISTSERV, a free email newsletter to help communicate women’s health issues.
Also available is our National Mental Health Month page with resources to learn and educate about the importance of mental health.
Explore the many topics and resources available on the WIC Works Resource System and WIC Breastfeeding Support sites WIC staff can use to promote good health for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women.
HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
HHS, NIH, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
HHS, Office on Women's Health